5 Tools To Make Your Home Maintenance Easier

If you’re like any other everyday Joe, odds are you have an average handyman’s toolbox tucked away somewhere in the shed or garage. Whether or not home maintenance is a thing you hold dear to your heart, it most certainly needs to be done, regularly. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some tools that deserve their rightful place in the tool shed and which could help make your life much easier.

Electric Leaf Blowers

Blow it away: The magic of leaf blowers

We’ve all been there – come early autumn and the falling leaves, keeping your garden well-groomed and tidy becomes a mighty difficult task. That’s where a quality leaf blower may come in handy. Thanks to their cool features, these mighty tools help minimize time and effort spent forking and raking through accumulated foliage. Available in a range of sizes and air volumes, leaf blowers come in handheld, wheeled or backpack-mounted designs so you can pick your favorite and buy the perfect one that suits your garden maintenance needs and preference best.

Wrench

A handyman’s must-have: Sturdy crescent wrench

If you ever tinkered around your garage, plumbing or car wiring, you know just how precious a reliable crescent wrench may be. Also known as an adjustable spanner, the crescent wrench has a sliding jaw of modifiable width so it can be used on different sizes of nuts and bolts. There are several different types of adjustable wrenches (the French and the English key being most popular among DIY enthusiasts) so you can pick the shape, size and jaw that suits your handyman needs and tastes most.

Cordless Impact Driver Drill

Force with no strings attached: Cordless power tools

Tackling outdoor projects with some trusty tools is not always easy if you need extra power to cut through a rough surface or saw through a thick pole made of sturdy material. In such situations, having a cordless power tool like a chainsaw, alligator shear, wood router or drill may be your one-stop solution for all DIY woes. Thanks to their wireless design, these power tools can be used almost anywhere and they also pack enough power to tackle any repair or home improvement task you throw their way.

Torque Wrench

Like a pro sharpshooter: Torque guns to go

If you spend a good part of your day wrenching away your bolts and nuts in need of tightening or loosening, your wrists may end up all aching and swollen from pressure, strain and repetitive stress. In order to prevent this common side-effect of long hours of wrenching fun and games, do it like a real pro and grab a torque gun: available in all standard socket wrench drive sizes, these convenient air tools will turn your handyman work into child’s play and reduce strain and discomfort of lengthy bolt-twisting routines.

Electric Saw

Make your mark: Rugged saws in all shapes and sizes

When the going gets tough and you hit the ropes hard, you can always count on your trusty saw to cut you loose – or saw through any rough material fate throws your way. There are many types of regular and electric saws on the market and each of them is suited to a different type of cut work. Fore example, crosscut and rip cut saws are commonly used in woodworking, hacksaws are used to cut through metal, chainsaws are used to fall timber etc. Also, blade materials vary greatly depending on the use of the saw and the target material, so you’ll find that different types of saw are fitted with brass, steel diamond, tungsten carbide, High Speed Steel and similar blades to suit specific purposes and materials in need of cutting better.

So there you go, there are just some of the handy tools that would surely make your life easier for every DIY project you undertake. If you decide to renew your toolbox make sure you check out and compare prices at online tool shops, they tend to be cheaper than in retail stores. Whatever you decide to do and wherever you decide to turn to for your tool supplies, just make sure you pick the right – and the best-quality – ones.

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