Posted on 12th December 2012 in HOME & GARDEN

Professional repairers are the first people we consider on calling about when there are repair work need to be done in  the home. We often find it complicated to repair and fix things ourselves even if we know we can. What makes us doubt ourselves is that we do not know what tools to use when it comes to repairing. Knowing the right home repair tool To use is an advantage and will save you money  on professional repairers. Having a complete home improvement tool set at home is convenient, but you sure need to be knowledgeable about it to make proper use of them.

Check out the local home improvement store and go to the tools sections. Ask a professional about the important home improvement tools that are essential to have in the home. Purchase tools that are high in quality and are durable that can be used over time. Ask for supervision on the brands that  are high in quality and will be worth buying. Tools that are high in quality are safer to use and more reliable when needed. This will avoid breakage and save you money from replacing them. Consider investing on purchasing tool sets instead of individual tool, for it may come handy and get work done quicker. If you are aiming on a particular tool such as a screw driver, do not purchase just a screw driver, buy a set that includes various sizes and types of screw driver. Tools can be costly, but if they are durable and are effective to use to get a job done the right way, then they are worth buying.

The essential home improvement tool that should b kept in the tool box at all times are hand tools, such as a hammer. Instead of purchasing a regular claw hammer, go for the ripping hammer. These kind of hammers help remove nails quicker. Choose a good quality hammer to ensure that the head of the hammer will not come flying off when you hit nails or when taking them off. Another hand tool are screw drivers. Torx screwdrivers is a great choice because they come in unusual styles that will suite you depending on what kind of home improvement projects or repairs you will be doing. Remember purchase them in sets, so you will have variety of choices to choose from to get the job done. There are different kinds of pliers depending on what is comfortable to use for you. Linesman pliers comes in several styles, the longer the the shoulders are the easier it is to grip wires. Split joint pliers will allow you to to grip wires and other things in different sizes quicker. While, channel lock pliers are very handy because they can hold larger items without having to put a lot of strength to grip on them. Wrenches are also a must have in the tool box. Hand drills are very important to have at home when you need to drill several holes on the wall to place a display. Go for wireless or cordless drill that works through batteries, so you are able to take it anywhere around your home without the use of an electric socket. It is also important to have a power screwdriver, which works and looks like a power drill but with a screw driver tip. This will save you time and make the job faster.

Other tools that you should have to help you repair and work on home improvement projects are, flashlights. Always keep a flashlight  or a florescent clamp light to help you see through dark areas Measuring tools also comes handy to help you measure certain wood you have to cut or other projects needed to be measured. Hand saws are needed when there are projects to be built at home. Consider having a back saw that will be used for cutting or wood works. If you will be repairing or adding new tiles,  making your own counter top, or repairing the walls of your home make sure you have a finishing or plastering trowel tool to help you smooth down surfaces.  Extra tools that you can add are plumbing tools and painting tools that may come in handy in the home.

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