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Attention, homeowners: Don't pay another repairman until you check out this video series on simple repairs you can make yourself.
You Will Need
- A claw hammer
- 2 adjustable wrenches
- An L-shaped, six-sided wrench
- A set of screwdrivers
- A staple gun
- Clamping and locking pliers
- A tape measure
- A combination square
- A torpedo level
- A handsaw or handheld circular saw
- A utility knife
- A cordless drill
- A glass cutter
- A stud finder
- A flashlight
- A pry bar
- Safety goggles
- A tool box or plastic bin
Purchase quality tools. Although they may cost more, they are a good investment in the long run.
Buy fastening tools
Buy fastening tools, including a claw hammer; adjustable wrenches; an L-shaped, six-sided wrench; a set of screwdrivers; a staple gun; and clamping and locking pliers.
Select measuring tools
Select measuring tools, including a tape measure, a combination square, and a torpedo level.
Include cutting and drilling tools
Include a handsaw or handheld circular saw, a utility knife, a cordless drill, and a glass cutter for projects that require cutting and drilling.
Don't forget the basics
Make sure you have such basics as a stud finder, flashlight, pry bar, gloves, and safety goggles. These are among the most commonly used toolbox items.
Keep your tools organized and stored safely
Store the tools in one spot so you can always find them when you need them. Invest in a container to hold them, whether an expensive tool box or a plastic bin.