It’s simple and convenient to hire someone to do things for you, but sometimes in cases of emergency, all you have is yourself. That is why you should always have essential tools handy. These tools can save you from any inconvenience you encounter.
This is simply a toothed cutting blade that’s quite useful in cutting woods. If you want t build a tree house, this tool suits the job. Another thing to look into is the number of teeth per inch. Six to eight teeth per inches ideal for rip cuts. For crosscuts made against the grain, eight to 12 teeth would suit it better. Basically, an eight-point saw would do both jobs just right. Power saws are an excellent substitute for a couple of hand saws. Instead of having different types of hand saws, you can purchase a power saw to achieve various cutting tasks.
This is probably one of the standard house tools you should have. You cannot drive nails without a hammer. This could also be used when you need to breaks something like a plaster wall. This tool can save you money from home improvement projects.
Screws hold together a lot of things– furniture, cabinet doors, doorknobs. Anytime you need to disassemble items, you’ll need this tool the most. There are two basic types of screws: flat head and Philips. Ideally, you should have these two in different sizes.
Things that are not attached by screws or nails are usually connected by nuts and bolts which can be adjusted by a wrench. An adjustable wrench can a versatile tool because it can grasp different sizes of nuts and bolts.
If you think scissors are best in cutting jobs, you haven’t used a utility knife. The blade is stored inside the handle so that it’s safe to carry and just use it as needed.
In DIY projects, you need an accurate measurement to build something out of nothing. Most carpenters use locking and retracting tape measure. By putting one end in place, you can measure an area steadily without having to hold the middle part of the tape measure.
In order to work effectively, everybody needs proper lighting. This can come in handy when working in dark areas like basements. You can also use this to find your way around when the power is out. To save on money, buy a rechargeable flashlight.
In terms of pulling or twisting, a pair of pliers is the tool you need. This is also a versatile tool. You can also use it to loose nuts, pull wires, straightening bent power plugs, and pinching wires together. A good pair of pliers should have a firm grasp and comfortable handles.
Different kinds of tapes come in handy for a quick fix. There are four types of tapes you need: Duct tape, painter’s tape, electrical tape, and plumber’s tape. Depending on the job that needs to be done, the right type of tape is all you need.
Collect and place everything in a toolbox and you’re good to go!