The Best Cordless Drill

A drill is a very versatile tool because with it, you can do a lot of maintenance work, repairs and manufacturing, both at home and during craftsmanship work.

This type of tool is fitted with a cutting and drilling element called a drill bit, in order to be able to make holes of different diameters in wood, plastic, metal and other materials.

Basic drill functions have been perfected thanks to great advances in technology. Now, it is a more functional tool due to design improvements and the various accessories incorporated. Currently, a drill is not only used to make holes, but it is also very useful for driving screws, sharpening, grinding or mixing.

View Details Makita G Series HP457DWX4 18V Combi Drill + 1 X 1.5Ah Batteries, Charger & Acc. • 77.45£

Makita G Series Hp457dwx4 18v Combi Drill + 1 X 1.5ah Batteries, Charger & Acc.

77.45£

View Details Cordless Hammer Drill & Brushless Impact Driver Set - 18V 3.0AH  Li-Ion • 80.99£

Cordless Hammer Drill & Brushless Impact Driver Set - 18v 3.0ah Li-ion

80.99£

View Details Dewalt Dcd796 18v Xr Brushless Combi Hammer Drill Bare Unit + Dt6952 Bit Set  • 71.89£

Dewalt Dcd796 18v Xr Brushless Combi Hammer Drill Bare Unit + Dt6952 Bit Set

71.89£

View Details Dewalt 18v Xr Dch133 3 Mode Sds Hammer Drill Bare Unit + Tstak Case  • 109.89£

Dewalt 18v Xr Dch133 3 Mode Sds Hammer Drill Bare Unit + Tstak Case

109.89£

View Details Makita DHR202Z 18v LXT Cordless SDS+ Hammer Drill Naked Body Only Ex  BHR202Z • 111.99£

Makita Dhr202z 18v Lxt Cordless Sds+ Hammer Drill Naked Body Only Ex Bhr202z

111.99£

View Details Makita DHP484Z 18V Brushless Combi Drill Li-Ion Body Only • 88.99£

Makita Dhp484z 18v Brushless Combi Drill Li-ion Body Only

88.99£

View Details Dewalt DCD996N 18V XR 3-Speed Brushless Hammer Combi Drill Body Only Ex DCD995N • 108.99£

Dewalt Dcd996n 18v Xr 3-speed Brushless Hammer Combi Drill Body Only Ex Dcd995n

108.99£

View Details Makita HP457DWX4 18V G-Series Combi Drill Battery Charger Case & 70 Accessories • 77.50£

Makita Hp457dwx4 18v G-series Combi Drill Battery Charger Case & 70 Accessories

77.50£

View Details WORX WX938 18V (20V MAX) Cordless Impact Driver And Hammer Drill Twin Pack • 89.99£

Worx Wx938 18v (20v Max) Cordless Impact Driver And Hammer Drill Twin Pack

89.99£

Types of drills

Due to its rotating movement, a drill can make holes thanks to the drill bit attached to the drill chuck. Today, there are many offers on the market for different types of drills, as well as different qualities. We mention some here:

Electric drill

It is an essential tool for any DIY amateur, not only because it allows drilling but because you can also use it to polish, grind rust off, clean and sand due to the large number of accessories that come with it. An electric drill has the following characteristics that make it one of the best options:

  • The drill trigger controls the speed so it can adjust to the material being drilled.
  • Power and quality is medium-high; available from 500 W of power, they allow any use. The most advisable is to buy a good quality drill in order to avoid problems when using it.
  • Since this tool turns either way, right and left, it can be used to drive screws.
  • It is widely used for drilling materials such as brick or tile, thanks to the fact that the drill delivers a swinging movement.

View Details Silverline Heavy Duty Electric 1050w Impact Hammer Drill Driver Screwdriver New • 54.95£

Silverline Heavy Duty Electric 1050w Impact Hammer Drill Driver Screwdriver New

54.95£

View Details Combi Drill Electric Screwdriver Cordless 18v RAPID CHARGE 2 Battery, Carry Case • 124.99£

Combi Drill Electric Screwdriver Cordless 18v Rapid Charge 2 Battery, Carry Case

124.99£

View Details 1300W Electric Demolition Jackhammer Jack Hammer Concrete Drill Breaker Kit • 59.99£

1300w Electric Demolition Jackhammer Jack Hammer Concrete Drill Breaker Kit

59.99£

View Details Fast Chagre 36VF 6.0Ah Electric Cordless Impact Wrench Power Gun Driver Tool Set • 73.53£

Fast Chagre 36vf 6.0ah Electric Cordless Impact Wrench Power Gun Driver Tool Set

73.53£

View Details Silverline 1010w Hammer Drill Driver Masonry Electric Power Impact • 67.79£

Silverline 1010w Hammer Drill Driver Masonry Electric Power Impact

67.79£

View Details Silverstorm 400W Electric Impact Drill Wrench 1/2" Dr Power Tool With Sockets • 50.49£

Silverstorm 400w Electric Impact Drill Wrench 1/2" Dr Power Tool With Sockets

50.49£

View Details Heavy Duty Silverline Electric 1050w Impact Hammer Drill Driver Screwdriver • 54.95£

Heavy Duty Silverline Electric 1050w Impact Hammer Drill Driver Screwdriver

54.95£

View Details 2000W Electric Hammer Drill Demolition Rotary Chuck SDS Plus Bit Set 2 Chisels • 51.99£

2000w Electric Hammer Drill Demolition Rotary Chuck Sds Plus Bit Set 2 Chisels

51.99£

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View Details Silverstorm 400W Electric Impact Wrench 1/2" Sq. Dr. Power Tool With Sockets • 51.89£

Silverstorm 400w Electric Impact Wrench 1/2" Sq. Dr. Power Tool With Sockets

51.89£ 56.65 €

Cordless drills

The cordless drill is the result of the electric drill in constant evolution. With them, the socket is replaced by a battery. One of the main advantages of cordless drills is that they offer greater autonomy and make it easier for people to use them anywhere. This type of drill can come without percussion, which implies they are highly recommended screwdrivers.

View Details Mylek 18V Cordless Drill Set Driver Screwdriver Combi 2 Li-Ion Batteries • 51.95£

Mylek 18v Cordless Drill Set Driver Screwdriver Combi 2 Li-ion Batteries

51.95£

View Details Cordless Hammer Drill & Brushless Impact Driver Set - 18V 3.0AH  Li-Ion • 80.99£

Cordless Hammer Drill & Brushless Impact Driver Set - 18v 3.0ah Li-ion

80.99£

View Details WORX WX938 18V (20V MAX) Cordless Impact Driver And Hammer Drill Twin Pack • 89.99£

Worx Wx938 18v (20v Max) Cordless Impact Driver And Hammer Drill Twin Pack

89.99£

View Details WORX WX366.5 18V (20V MAX) Cordless Combi Hammer Drill With X2 1.5Ah Batteries • 59.99£

Worx Wx366.5 18v (20v Max) Cordless Combi Hammer Drill With X2 1.5ah Batteries

59.99£

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View Details Makita DHP482Z 18v LXT 2 Speed Cordless Combi Drill Bare Unit RP DHP456 • 56.95£

Makita Dhp482z 18v Lxt 2 Speed Cordless Combi Drill Bare Unit Rp Dhp456

56.95£ 208.8 €

View Details HEAVY DUTY 2X 18V CORDLESS HAMMER DRILL DRIVER SCREWDRIVER & 2 BATTERIES IN CASE • 59.95£

Heavy Duty 2x 18v Cordless Hammer Drill Driver Screwdriver & 2 Batteries In Case

59.95£

View Details VonHaus Cordless Drill And 2Ah Li-ion 20V MAX Battery, Charger, 13pc Accessories • 69.99£

Vonhaus Cordless Drill And 2ah Li-ion 20v Max Battery, Charger, 13pc Accessories

69.99£

View Details Mylek Cordless Drill Set 18v Li-Ion Driver Screwdriver Kit 118PCE Two Batteries • 62.45£

Mylek Cordless Drill Set 18v Li-ion Driver Screwdriver Kit 118pce Two Batteries

62.45£

View Details WORX WX290.2 18V (20V MAX) Cordless Impact Driver With X1 2.0Ah Battery • 59.99£

Worx Wx290.2 18v (20v Max) Cordless Impact Driver With X1 2.0ah Battery

59.99£

Rotary hammer

The rotary hammer is a function that combines a hammer mechanism with a separate rotation mechanism on the drill bit. Because of its great power, it is widely used to drill very hard materials such as rock or concrete. Rotary hammers are the favourites among those working in construction and masonry. They are for professional use and not recommended for domestic use or simple jobs because of their great weight and size.

View Details 2000W Electric Hammer Drill Demolition Rotary Chuck SDS Plus Bit Set 2 Chisels • 51.99£

2000w Electric Hammer Drill Demolition Rotary Chuck Sds Plus Bit Set 2 Chisels

51.99£

View Details NEW Rotary Hammer Drill SDS Plus 240V 3 Mode Chisel Action Demolition Breaker • 64.95£

New Rotary Hammer Drill Sds Plus 240v 3 Mode Chisel Action Demolition Breaker

64.95£

View Details VonHaus 1500W Rotary SDS Drill Impact Hammer With SDS Plus Chuck And Chisel Bits • 64.99£

Vonhaus 1500w Rotary Sds Drill Impact Hammer With Sds Plus Chuck And Chisel Bits

64.99£

View Details Rotary Hammer Drill 1600W Impact Drill Concrete Breaker SDS Plus Bits Chisel Set • 59.90£

Rotary Hammer Drill 1600w Impact Drill Concrete Breaker Sds Plus Bits Chisel Set

59.90£

View Details Makita HR2630 26mm Rotary Hammer SDS-PLUS 240 Volt • 109.99£

Makita Hr2630 26mm Rotary Hammer Sds-plus 240 Volt

109.99£

View Details Rotary Hammer Drill Impact With Case SDS Plus Chuck And Chisel Bits Set • 64.95£

Rotary Hammer Drill Impact With Case Sds Plus Chuck And Chisel Bits Set

64.95£

View Details HITACHI DH24PX 110V 3-Function SDS Rotary Hammer Drill • 74.95£

Hitachi Dh24px 110v 3-function Sds Rotary Hammer Drill

74.95£

View Details HEAVY DUTY 1500W ROTARY SDS HAMMER DRILL 110V & CHISELS IN CASE 3 YEAR WARRANTY • 61.95£

Heavy Duty 1500w Rotary Sds Hammer Drill 110v & Chisels In Case 3 Year Warranty

61.95£

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View Details Makita 240v SDS + 3 Mode Rotary Hammer Drill 26mm + 5 SDS Bits Chisel + Chuck • 94.99£

Makita 240v Sds + 3 Mode Rotary Hammer Drill 26mm + 5 Sds Bits Chisel + Chuck

94.99£ 170.4 €

Drill press

It is a static tool that is affixed to a base or column with vertical movement. The main advantage of a drill press is its great precision when making holes. So is the adjustment of the depth as it allows easy drilling on fragile materials such as glass or porcelain, that at the same time need to be held firmly in order not to break.

Angle drills

Angle drills are electric tools meant to drill safely in places with difficult access, since they are thin and powerful. They can also be used as screwdrivers. They are perfect for frontal drilling and can be powered by cable or lithium battery.

Magnetic drills

Magnetic drills are portable tools suitable for drilling structural steel and similar metals. They are widely used in mining environments, shipbuilding or welding workshops.

Drill bits for every need

Drill bits are found in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials according to the needs of the job. In order to choose the right one, you must consider the speed you will need for drilling, material hardness and the type of tool to be used.

Although most drill bits have straight shanks, drill bits with brace shanks are often used for high-strength drilling. Many include a hexagonal shape with patented quick-release system. The drill bit diameter / length relationship is generally 1: 1 and 1:10, although there are also much higher ratios, keeping in mind that technical challenges for a good job will increase with ratio.

There are many the materials used for manufacturing drill bits and they depend on purpose. For example, hard materials such as carbides are much more fragile than steel, so they tend to break more easily.

There are affordable steel drill bits whose resistance is very low. These need to be sharpened frequently because they are low in carbon and are meant for woodworking. You will also find those with high carbon content, which provide greater hardness and allow metal drilling. Drill bits with carbon may overheat but will continue to perform properly.

Drill bits with steel and cobalt alloys are available on the market and they will keep their hardness at high temperatures; widely used in stainless steel drilling.

The polycrystalline diamond-coated drill bits are extremely resistant to wear. The drill bits made with this material (diamond powder on the tip) are used in the car industry to drill abrasive alloys of aluminium or carbon-fibre reinforced plastic.

How to know which drill to buy?

In order to choose a drill you must think about certain aspects that will help you make the best decision. It is not enough to compare what is on the market and how cheap you might find them to be. It is necessary to count on a definitive guide to buying in order to make the best acquisition, one that is really functional and satisfies the user’s needs.

The first thing to bear in mind is where and when it will be used. It is pointless to invest a large amount of money in a drill that will not be used properly.

The chosen drill must be practical, one that can be operated in an effective manner and that will fulfil several functions: carpentry work, metal or steel perforation.

Although the price is important, you can still purchase very economical models with all the needed features and functions. However, you should not hesitate and always buy the best and well-known brands such as Bosch, Black and Decker, Milwaukie, Makita or Dewalt.

Ergonomics is also a very important feature. If the user feels uncomfortable while using the drill, it will surely bring discomfort and more fatigue than necessary. It is important that the final user is the one who evaluates whether or not the use of the equipment will be feasible.

It is essential to know the opinions or advice given by people about certain models and drill brands as they will help us greatly when choosing the one that best suits specific needs. It is beneficial to have access to first-hand evidence than to be disappointed after buying the wrong one.

Where to buy the perfect drill

The range of drills is very wide. The best place to buy a drill is from any of the different online stores like Amazon, eBay, Argos or John Lewis, where you can get good deals throughout the year in new and used, cheap drills.

When thinking about buying a drill, we must make sure that operation and materials to work with are a fit. If you pick the right tool, you can make the most of all its advantages while guaranteeing a qualitative final result.

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