Best Homeowner Essential Tools 2019

Is so important having a proper toolkit at home, we actually never know when we will need them. Is not necessary to be experts to be capable of use those basic tools that can get us out of any unexpected problem. Although, sometimes it is not that easy to get them. There are some essentials to keep in mind before go shopping, such as the price or the achievement of the items.

Here we have the definitive guide to buy the main tools that every home should have. Also, we’ll give you tips like how to keep them in good condition and point out where to get these tools with the best prices.

The 10 most important Tools

Now let's talk about the ten tools that we should have present in any home that sooner or later we will need on more than one occasion:

Hammer

Hammerit is one of the most important tools in any kit. Wooden handle ones are the best choice for their durability and also they absorb some of the impact at each smash. They are made in many different models, so is appropriate to buy the universal rate. Some of them have replaceable heads of different kind of materials to avoid damaging the smacked surfaces.

View Details THOR COPPER HAMMER Metal Work Mallet Size A 1 2 3 4 5 (308,310,312,314,316,322) • 21.87£

Thor Copper Hammer Metal Work Mallet Size A 1 2 3 4 5 (308,310,312,314,316,322)

21.87£

View Details THOR COPPER / RAWHIDE HAMMER MALLET Size 208-A 210-1 212-2 214-3 216-4 222-5 • 24.20£

Thor Copper / Rawhide Hammer Mallet Size 208-a 210-1 212-2 214-3 216-4 222-5

24.20£

View Details Heavy Duty Sledge Hammer Fibreglass Handle ( 8, 10 ,14Lb )Including Free Postage • 23.50£

Heavy Duty Sledge Hammer Fibreglass Handle ( 8, 10 ,14lb )including Free Postage

23.50£

View Details 3 Sizes & 3 Pce Set Engineers BALL PEIN PIN HAMMER Metalwork Welding MIG TIG  • 21.30£

3 Sizes & 3 Pce Set Engineers Ball Pein Pin Hammer Metalwork Welding Mig Tig

21.30£

View Details 14lb SLEDGE LUMP HAMMER FIBREGLASS HANDLE SLEDGEHAMMER • 22.99£

14lb Sledge Lump Hammer Fibreglass Handle Sledgehammer

22.99£

View Details Milwaukee 4932464028 Curved Claw Hammer 20oz • 25.99£

Milwaukee 4932464028 Curved Claw Hammer 20oz

25.99£

View Details OX Pro 24oz Solid Steel Brick Hammer Bricklayers Block Masons Tools P082424 • 20.85£

Ox Pro 24oz Solid Steel Brick Hammer Bricklayers Block Masons Tools P082424

20.85£

36% OFF
View Details Stanley Fatmax Demolition Hammer 22oz Long Handle Anti Vibration FMHT51367-2 • 31.65£

Stanley Fatmax Demolition Hammer 22oz Long Handle Anti Vibration Fmht51367-2

31.65£ 49.43 €

27% OFF
View Details Stanley STA151212 1-51-212 FatMax AVX Rip Claw Hammer 570g (20oz) • 24.10£

Stanley Sta151212 1-51-212 Fatmax Avx Rip Claw Hammer 570g (20oz)

24.10£ 33.2 €

Gloves and goggles

Safety is the most important thing during the process of restoration of any home, that’s why it’s necessary to invest in quality gloves and goggles to avoid any injury or inconvenience.

Screwdriver set

A diversity of screwdriver are essential. The smooth tips and star tips in different sizes are the most suggested ones.

View Details Electricians Screwdriver Set Tool Electrical Fully Insulated 11 Pc With Kit Case • 11.99£

Electricians Screwdriver Set Tool Electrical Fully Insulated 11 Pc With Kit Case

11.99£

View Details 45 Multi Small Precision Hex Torx Star Mini Screwdriver Set Bits Repair Tool Kit • 5.49£

45 Multi Small Precision Hex Torx Star Mini Screwdriver Set Bits Repair Tool Kit

59% OFF
View Details 9pc Screwdriver Tool Set Soft Grip Handles 9 Pc C4088   • 8.99£

9pc Screwdriver Tool Set Soft Grip Handles 9 Pc C4088

8.99£ 21.83 €

View Details 45 Multi Small Precision Hex Torx Star Mini Screwdriver Set Bits Repair Tool Kit • 5.35£

45 Multi Small Precision Hex Torx Star Mini Screwdriver Set Bits Repair Tool Kit

View Details Mechanics Screwdriver & Bit Tool Kit Set Precision Phillips Torx Pozi Slotted • 12.99£

Mechanics Screwdriver & Bit Tool Kit Set Precision Phillips Torx Pozi Slotted

12.99£

View Details 32Pc Screwdriver Tool Set Precision Phillips Torx Pozi Slotted + Cordless Driver • 19.99£

32pc Screwdriver Tool Set Precision Phillips Torx Pozi Slotted + Cordless Driver

19.99£

View Details Magnetic Screwdriver Set With HEX Impact Bolster Handle Heavy Duty Screwdrivers • 12.89£

Magnetic Screwdriver Set With Hex Impact Bolster Handle Heavy Duty Screwdrivers

12.89£

View Details WERA Kraftform VDE Insulated Screwdriver Choose From Phillips, Pozi, Slot Or Set • 21.95£

Wera Kraftform Vde Insulated Screwdriver Choose From Phillips, Pozi, Slot Or Set

21.95£

View Details 7 PIECE ELECTRICIANS Screwdriver Tool Set | Fully Insulated With Magnetic Tips • 6.45£

7 Piece Electricians Screwdriver Tool Set | Fully Insulated With Magnetic Tips

Flashlight

Besides of being vital when a blackout happens. Also we will need it when we need to get into dark or inaccessible spaces.

Pliers

The best ones are those with a rubber handles, it will avoid to harm our hands throughout we are using them. A kit which offers different sizes can be really useful in any situation.

Measure Tape

This tool is ideal to take precise measurements, especially if it has a foldable mechanism with a stop to handle it better, so we can take measures by yourself.

Nails and screws

The bigger the variety of nails, screws, nuts and bolts, the better prepared we will be. Have them stored in an orderly manner and classified in a box it’s the wise way to use it, organizing it in different compartments for each piece; if it is transparent it will a plus, allowing us to access quickly and easily when we need a specific item.

Electric drill

The moment when you decide to buy this tool, the most important thing is concern about the high quality, so there won’t be unnecessary risks and it will last much longer. Those that have a rechargeable lithium batteries are ideal for a comfortably work, as it will be wireless.

View Details TERRATEK® 18V CORDLESS DRILL ELECTRIC SCREWDRIVER COMBI DRILL DRIVER 50PC SET • 36.99£

Terratek® 18v Cordless Drill Electric Screwdriver Combi Drill Driver 50pc Set

36.99£

View Details 18v Cordless Drill 2 Batteries Electric Screwdriver Combi Drill Driver 13pc Set • 37.99£

18v Cordless Drill 2 Batteries Electric Screwdriver Combi Drill Driver 13pc Set

37.99£

View Details 1300W Electric Demolition Jackhammer Jack Hammer Concrete Drill Breaker Kit • 60.99£

1300w Electric Demolition Jackhammer Jack Hammer Concrete Drill Breaker Kit

60.99£

View Details Cordless Power Drill Electric Screwdriver 18V DUAL SPEED LED LIGHT + 89 BIT SET • 59.99£

Cordless Power Drill Electric Screwdriver 18v Dual Speed Led Light + 89 Bit Set

59.99£

View Details 18v Cordless Drill Electric Screwdriver Combi Drill Driver 13pc Set • 32.99£

18v Cordless Drill Electric Screwdriver Combi Drill Driver 13pc Set

32.99£

View Details ELECTRIC ROTARY HAMMER DRILL 1000W SDS IMPACT DRILL BREAKER 3 Chisel Bits &Case • 44.99£

Electric Rotary Hammer Drill 1000w Sds Impact Drill Breaker 3 Chisel Bits &case

44.99£

View Details 2×Battery 1500mAh 21V Electric Driver Cordless Drill LED Lithium 29PC Tool Case  • 38.10£

2×battery 1500mah 21v Electric Driver Cordless Drill Led Lithium 29pc Tool Case

38.10£

View Details 21v Cordless Drill Electric Screwdriver Combi Drill Driver 29pc Set • 31.70£

21v Cordless Drill Electric Screwdriver Combi Drill Driver 29pc Set

31.70£

View Details 1800W Electric Demolition Hammer Drill Concrete Breaker Jack Hammer Power Tool • 109.99£

1800w Electric Demolition Hammer Drill Concrete Breaker Jack Hammer Power Tool

109.99£

Allen wrench and wrench

This tool allows us in a quick and easy manner to tighten or loosen whatever is needed. Have different sizes of keys will allow us to have more options to solve the task that needs it. The Allen wrench is used for specific kind of screws, so always it’s a good idea to have them.  

Toolbox

It is essential to have the right tools, although also is important to organize them so you can locate them easily. Toolboxes are perfect for this. They are available in different models, materials and sizes to suit your needs.

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View Details Stanley FatMax Tool Box On Wheels • 65.00£

Stanley Fatmax Tool Box On Wheels

65.00£ 0 bids | 55m

54% OFF
View Details WestWood Steel Garage Tool Box Work Bench Storage Pegboard Shelf DIY Workshop • 45.85£

Westwood Steel Garage Tool Box Work Bench Storage Pegboard Shelf Diy Workshop

45.85£ 99.99 €

View Details 374 Us Pro Blue Tools Affordable Steel Chest Tool Box Roller Cabinet 7 Drawers • 99.99£

374 Us Pro Blue Tools Affordable Steel Chest Tool Box Roller Cabinet 7 Drawers

99.99£

42% OFF
View Details WestWood Portable Tool Box Organiser - Heavy Duty Carpenter Trolley Tool Tray • 40.90£

Westwood Portable Tool Box Organiser - Heavy Duty Carpenter Trolley Tool Tray

40.90£ 69.99 €

View Details FDS Rolling Tool Chest Box Cabinet Storage Drawer Toolbox Garage Mechanic • 62.99£

Fds Rolling Tool Chest Box Cabinet Storage Drawer Toolbox Garage Mechanic

62.99£

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View Details SGS MOBILE HEAVY DUTY 3 PART TOOLBOX ON WHEELS  • 29.99£

Sgs Mobile Heavy Duty 3 Part Toolbox On Wheels 

29.99£ 1 bids | 05d

View Details Tool Box Organiser Plastic Stainless Steel Professional Draw Cabinet Screws Nail • 21.99£

Tool Box Organiser Plastic Stainless Steel Professional Draw Cabinet Screws Nail

21.99£

View Details 380 US Pro Tools Portable Toolbox Tool Chest Box Cabinet Garage 4 Drawers   • 39.99£

380 Us Pro Tools Portable Toolbox Tool Chest Box Cabinet Garage 4 Drawers

39.99£

View Details Heavy Duty Large Metal Tool Box Stainless Steel Toolbox Garage Storage Case DIY • 24.99£

Heavy Duty Large Metal Tool Box Stainless Steel Toolbox Garage Storage Case Diy

24.99£

How to maintain and store them?

To store the tools the accurate places are the basement or the garage of our house. Most important reason is because they are protected from humidity and extreme heat, moreover clean them after being used to keep them in good condition.

Toolboxes are the best choice to store, the tools will be protected from the environmental conditions such as extreme temperatures changes and allow them to be stored in an clean and systematic manner. Another way to preserve them is keep them in their own original case, or wrapped in newspaper.

Taking proper care of them by maintaining them, will avoid their deterioration, as a consequence, they will last for a long time. In addition, you have to keep in mind the location and accessibility to the place where they are stored, because in case of emergency we need speed.

Where to buy at the best price?

Exactly, hardware store is the one that we think in first place because is the most common location to buy tools. The thing is that we not always find the best prices in these kind of establishments. Besides, if we don't have a lot of experience, it can be overwhelming to come to a place like this and not being aware of what to buy.

Luckily, there are other alternatives ideal for beginners. One important thing to keep in mind is that quality is better than quantity, so we must forget about those tools we buy when the emergency arises and we end up paying less than one euro to solve the problem, and focus on those ones that can be kept for life.

Online shopping is becoming more and more common in the digital age we are living in. Ebay and Amazon can be great allies for buying tools at affordable prices and high quality. There is a wide variety adapted to the needs of each person. These websites have an extra aid, which is that you can actually see the opinions of previous buyers, very useful when we are inexperienced in a topic and gives us some peace of mind and directions before we make the final purchase. An Outlet is also a good option to get unbeatable offers, any shopping will be cheaper and easier.

In case technology is not our strength point, we have are another amazing alternatives like B&Q and Homebase. These shops are specializing in DIY, construction and decoration, among other things. They have the advantages of being able to offer a huge diversity of high quality tools at good prices, and they have the staff to guide and advise us on everything we need to know. Your sales and promotions will make us want to come back again and again, so these stores will always be a good option for us.

Every home needs the basics tools which are help us to get out of any struggle. That’s why always we must count on them. It’s very important been provide with high quality tools. They will achieve their function properly and endure in good condition for a long time, but never forget about another options with lower prices that many different companies will offers.

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