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 Estwing Tinner's Hammer - 18 Oz Metalworking Tool With Forged Steel Construction • 26.78$

Estwing Tinner's Hammer - 18 Oz Metalworking Tool With Forged Steel Construction

View Details Easco 2pc Ball Pein Hammer USA Set New • 34.99$

Easco 2pc Ball Pein Hammer Usa Set New

3% OFF
View Details VAUGHAN 7180 Titanium Rip Hammer,Milled,16 Oz,Hickory • 89.99$

Vaughan 7180 Titanium Rip Hammer,milled,16 Oz,hickory

89.99$ 93.15 €

View Details Milwaukee 19 Oz Wood Milled Face Hickory Handle Framing Hammer Claw Tool Magnet • 21.99$

Milwaukee 19 Oz Wood Milled Face Hickory Handle Framing Hammer Claw Tool Magnet

14% OFF
View Details Estwing E3-WC 14oz Welding Chipping Hammer With Shock Reduction Grip • 24.98$

Estwing E3-wc 14oz Welding Chipping Hammer With Shock Reduction Grip

24.98$ 28.99 €

View Details 16 Oz  Brass Head Wood Wooden Hammer Tool 1 Lb Hickory Handle • 26.99$

16 Oz Brass Head Wood Wooden Hammer Tool 1 Lb Hickory Handle

View Details ABN Hammer Set With Fiberglass Handles 5-Piece • 52.99$

Abn Hammer Set With Fiberglass Handles 5-piece

View Details 9pc 5lb Impact Dent Puller Slide Hammer Body Shop Garage DIY Auto Body Repairs • 21.99$

9pc 5lb Impact Dent Puller Slide Hammer Body Shop Garage Diy Auto Body Repairs

11% OFF
View Details Estwing B3-4LBL 4lb Long Handle Drilling Hammer Shock Reduction Grip • 35.41$

Estwing B3-4lbl 4lb Long Handle Drilling Hammer Shock Reduction Grip

35.41$ 39.99 €

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 Kobalt 29-Piece Magnetic Set Multi-Bit Screwdriver Set • 14.97$

Kobalt 29-piece Magnetic Set Multi-bit Screwdriver Set

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View Details Screwdriver Screw Driver Mechanics Set MASTER 20pc Flat Phillips Head Long Short • 21.99$

Screwdriver Screw Driver Mechanics Set Master 20pc Flat Phillips Head Long Short

21.99$ 38.48 €

View Details TEKTON 2905 - 7-pc. 3/8 In. Drive Impact Screwdriver Set • 17.00$

Tekton 2905 - 7-pc. 3/8 In. Drive Impact Screwdriver Set

View Details Craftsman 14pc Screwdriver Set (Made In USA) • 34.99$

Craftsman 14pc Screwdriver Set (made In Usa)

View Details Mini Precision Screwdriver Set, 115 Piece Magnetic Screwdriver Bit Set • 18.99$

Mini Precision Screwdriver Set, 115 Piece Magnetic Screwdriver Bit Set

View Details DeWalt 4 Pc. Screwdriver Set Assorted In. Steel DWHT62512 • 12.34$

Dewalt 4 Pc. Screwdriver Set Assorted In. Steel Dwht62512

View Details 6pc Electrician's Insulated Magnetic Electrical Hand Screwdriver Tool Set New • 11.99$

6pc Electrician's Insulated Magnetic Electrical Hand Screwdriver Tool Set New

48% OFF
View Details Milwaukee 48-22-2204 4pc 1000V Insulated Screwdriver Set W/ Roll Pouch New • 33.99$

Milwaukee 48-22-2204 4pc 1000v Insulated Screwdriver Set W/ Roll Pouch New

33.99$ 64.92 €

View Details 25 IN 1 Small MINI REPAIR PRECISION SCREWDRIVER TORX TOOL KIT SET PHONES FIX • 6.49$

25 In 1 Small Mini Repair Precision Screwdriver Torx Tool Kit Set Phones Fix

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 KUPA ORIGINAL MANI-PRO ELECTRIC DRILL - BLACK (Licorice) -  110 And 220Volt • 109.95$

Kupa Original Mani-pro Electric Drill - Black (licorice) - 110 And 220volt

109.95$

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View Details New 1" Electric Rotary ROTO Hammer Drill SDS Concrete Chisel Kit W/ Bits NEW • 56.49$

New 1" Electric Rotary Roto Hammer Drill Sds Concrete Chisel Kit W/ Bits New

56.49$ 64.99 €

View Details HITACHI DV16VSS 1/2 Inch Electric Corded Hammer Drill 5.4 Amp VSR 2-Mode • 33.99$

Hitachi Dv16vss 1/2 Inch Electric Corded Hammer Drill 5.4 Amp Vsr 2-mode

View Details MEDICOOL PRO Power 35K Rechargeable PORTABLE Nail Drill Electric NEWEST VERSION • 289.00$

Medicool Pro Power 35k Rechargeable Portable Nail Drill Electric Newest Version

289.00$

View Details 21-Volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill/Driver With Bits Set & 2 Batteries • 69.99$

21-volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill/driver With Bits Set & 2 Batteries

View Details Electric Nail File Drill Manicure Machine Art Acrylic Pedicure Tool Set Kit Bits • 32.96$

Electric Nail File Drill Manicure Machine Art Acrylic Pedicure Tool Set Kit Bits

View Details Portable Cordless Drill Li-Ion Electric Driver Kit Tool Repair Set 18v 20v Max • 32.72$

Portable Cordless Drill Li-ion Electric Driver Kit Tool Repair Set 18v 20v Max

View Details 30000RPM Pro Manicure Tool Electric Drill File Nail Machine Cordless Kit Set • 40.19$

30000rpm Pro Manicure Tool Electric Drill File Nail Machine Cordless Kit Set

24% OFF
View Details Neiko 1/2" Electric Corded Hammer/ Impact Drill | 6 Amp Variable Speed • 32.50$

Neiko 1/2" Electric Corded Hammer/ Impact Drill | 6 Amp Variable Speed

32.50$ 42.99 €

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.

View Details NEW Stanley 3-in-1 Rolling Tool Box Organizer Portable Workshop Cart Storage Bin • 38.94$

New Stanley 3-in-1 Rolling Tool Box Organizer Portable Workshop Cart Storage Bin

View Details Milwaukee PACKOUT Rolling Tool Box 48-22-8426 New • 109.99$

Milwaukee Packout Rolling Tool Box 48-22-8426 New

109.99$

38% OFF
View Details 4pc Magnetic Tool Tray Shelf Toolbox Set Bin Storage Cabinet Van Workshop NEW • 26.99$

4pc Magnetic Tool Tray Shelf Toolbox Set Bin Storage Cabinet Van Workshop New

26.99$ 43.73 €

View Details 2 In 1 Tool Chest & Cabinet With 5 Sliding Drawers Rolling Garage Organizer • 136.99$

2 In 1 Tool Chest & Cabinet With 5 Sliding Drawers Rolling Garage Organizer

136.99$

View Details Dewalt Rolling Tools BOX  • 105.00$

Dewalt Rolling Tools Box

105.00$

25% OFF
View Details Milwaukee MWE-48-22-8450 Polymer Foam Insert Packout Tool Case • 65.79$

Milwaukee Mwe-48-22-8450 Polymer Foam Insert Packout Tool Case

65.79$ 88.0 €

View Details NEW Stanley 3-in-1 Rolling Tool Box Organizer Portable Workshop Cart Storage Bin • 38.95$

New Stanley 3-in-1 Rolling Tool Box Organizer Portable Workshop Cart Storage Bin

View Details New Milwaukee PACKOUT Tool Box - 48-22-8424 Empty Box, Inserts NOT Included NEW • 53.88$

New Milwaukee Packout Tool Box - 48-22-8424 Empty Box, Inserts Not Included New

View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8426 M18 PACKOUT Heavy Duty Rolling Tool Box Storage Organizer • 112.20$

Milwaukee 48-22-8426 M18 Packout Heavy Duty Rolling Tool Box Storage Organizer

112.20$

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.