Best Homeowner Essential Tools 2021

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 DEAD BLOW HAMMER SET – Deadblow Hammers – High Visibility Green – Hand Tools • 39$

Dead Blow Hammer Set – Deadblow Hammers – High Visibility Green – Hand Tools

View Details VCT 5pc Hammer & Mallet Set, Ball-Pein, Sledge, Mallet, Cross-Pein • 44.95$

Vct 5pc Hammer & Mallet Set, Ball-pein, Sledge, Mallet, Cross-pein

View Details Dewalt 3 Lb. Fiberglass Drilling Hammer Forged Steel Head Overstrike Protection • 22.39$

Dewalt 3 Lb. Fiberglass Drilling Hammer Forged Steel Head Overstrike Protection

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View Details Milwaukee 48-22-9016 17 Oz. Milled Face Framing Hammer • 39.99$

Milwaukee 48-22-9016 17 Oz. Milled Face Framing Hammer

39.99$ 63.14 €

View Details Dewalt 2 Lb. Fiberglass Drilling Hammer Forged Steel Head Overstrike Protection • 22.91$

Dewalt 2 Lb. Fiberglass Drilling Hammer Forged Steel Head Overstrike Protection

View Details Wilton 90212 12  BASH Brass Sledge Hammer With 2-1/2 Lb Head BRAND NEW!!! • 51.99$

Wilton 90212 12" Bash Brass Sledge Hammer With 2-1/2 Lb Head Brand New!!!

View Details 45 Oz. Dead-Blow Hammer • 26.99$

45 Oz. Dead-blow Hammer

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View Details DeWalt DWHT51366 22 Oz. Demolition Hammer • 33.93$

Dewalt Dwht51366 22 Oz. Demolition Hammer

33.93$ 47.24 €

View Details 16 Oz. Brass Hammer With Fiberglass Handle 1 Lb.Brass Hammer • 23.60$

16 Oz. Brass Hammer With Fiberglass Handle 1 Lb.brass Hammer

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.

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Screwdriver Set Torx Tools For Macbook Iphone Samsung Pc Tablet Laptop 25 In 1

View Details 33 Torx Bit Set Tamper Proof Security Torq Hex Star Spanner Tri Wing Screwdriver • 7.59$

33 Torx Bit Set Tamper Proof Security Torq Hex Star Spanner Tri Wing Screwdriver

View Details 12 PC Torx Screwdriver Set Magnetic T6 - T40 Security Tamper Proof Star S2 Steel • 18.99$

12 Pc Torx Screwdriver Set Magnetic T6 - T40 Security Tamper Proof Star S2 Steel

View Details 60 In 1 Magnetic Precision Screwdriver Set Computer Pc Phone Repair Tool Kit US • 13.59$

60 In 1 Magnetic Precision Screwdriver Set Computer Pc Phone Repair Tool Kit Us

View Details 10 Pcs Magnetic Screwdriver Set Demagnetizer Magnetizer Tool Phillips Flat Head • 19.99$

10 Pcs Magnetic Screwdriver Set Demagnetizer Magnetizer Tool Phillips Flat Head

View Details 100pcs Security Bit Screwdriver Bit Set Torx Star Pozi Hex Tamper Proof Bolts US • 14.79$

100pcs Security Bit Screwdriver Bit Set Torx Star Pozi Hex Tamper Proof Bolts Us

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View Details DEWALT 10pc Screwdriver Set DWHT62513 New • 25.27$

Dewalt 10pc Screwdriver Set Dwht62513 New

25.27$ 29.99 €

View Details 25 IN1 Small MINI REPAIR PRECISION SCREWDRIVER TORX TOOL KIT SET PHONES FIX US • 6.29$

25 In1 Small Mini Repair Precision Screwdriver Torx Tool Kit Set Phones Fix Us

View Details 8pc Electrician's Insulated Magnetic Electrical Hand Screwdriver Tool Set New • 15.48$

8pc Electrician's Insulated Magnetic Electrical Hand Screwdriver Tool Set New

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.

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View Details 21V Electric Drill Cordless Electric Screwdriver Drill Set 30pcs With Battery US • 39.98$

21v Electric Drill Cordless Electric Screwdriver Drill Set 30pcs With Battery Us

39.98$ 59.98 €

View Details 20V Electric Drill 3/8  Power Cordless Screwdriver 31PCS Drill Set With Battery • 37.18$

20v Electric Drill 3/8" Power Cordless Screwdriver 31pcs Drill Set With Battery

View Details 48V Electric Torque Impact Drill Cordless Hammer Screwdriver 25+3 With Battery • 44.99$

48v Electric Torque Impact Drill Cordless Hammer Screwdriver 25+3 With Battery

View Details 20-Volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill / Driver With Bits Set & Battery • 36.36$

20-volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill / Driver With Bits Set & Battery

View Details DEREAL Pro 20V Electric Screwdriver Cordless Drill Power Driver Tools Set 3/8  • 31.99$

Dereal Pro 20v Electric Screwdriver Cordless Drill Power Driver Tools Set 3/8"

View Details 1/2'' 520NM Brushless Cordless Electric Impact Wrench Gun Drill Driver + Battery • 49.99$

1/2'' 520nm Brushless Cordless Electric Impact Wrench Gun Drill Driver + Battery

View Details 20Volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill/Driver With Bits Set & 2 Batteries • 59.99$

20volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill/driver With Bits Set & 2 Batteries

View Details 21V Electric Drill Cordless Electric Screwdriver Drill Set With 1/2 Battery US • 34.99$

21v Electric Drill Cordless Electric Screwdriver Drill Set With 1/2 Battery Us

View Details 21V Max Power Electric Cordless Drill 2-Speed Driver W/ Bits Set 30pcs DIY US • 40$

21v Max Power Electric Cordless Drill 2-speed Driver W/ Bits Set 30pcs Diy Us

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.

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View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8442 PACKOUT 50 Lbs. Capacity 2-Drawer Tool Box New • 149$

Milwaukee 48-22-8442 Packout 50 Lbs. Capacity 2-drawer Tool Box New

149$ 193.99 €

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View Details DEWALT DWST17806 TSTAK VI Deep Storage Box W/Flat Top - Black New • 34.21$

Dewalt Dwst17806 Tstak Vi Deep Storage Box W/flat Top - Black New

34.21$ 49.99 €

View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8443 PACKOUT 3-Drawer Tool Box • 169.99$

Milwaukee 48-22-8443 Packout 3-drawer Tool Box

169.99$

View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8443 PACKOUT 3 Drawer Durable Tool Box W/ 50lbs Capacity • 159.99$

Milwaukee 48-22-8443 Packout 3 Drawer Durable Tool Box W/ 50lbs Capacity

159.99$

View Details 20 Inch 3-Drawer Small Metal Portable Tool Box With Drawers And Tray Heavy Duty • 59.10$

20 Inch 3-drawer Small Metal Portable Tool Box With Drawers And Tray Heavy Duty

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View Details DEWALT DWST08165 ToughSystem 2.0 Toolbox - Black New • 49.99$

Dewalt Dwst08165 Toughsystem 2.0 Toolbox - Black New

49.99$ 69.99 €

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View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8422 PACKOUT Compact Tool Box New • 69.97$

Milwaukee 48-22-8422 Packout Compact Tool Box New

69.97$ 79.99 €

View Details Toolbox Drawer Organizer Tray Set Rolling Tool Box Cabinet Dividers Storage Bins • 21.99$

Toolbox Drawer Organizer Tray Set Rolling Tool Box Cabinet Dividers Storage Bins

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View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8425 PACKOUT Large Tool Box New • 89.97$

Milwaukee 48-22-8425 Packout Large Tool Box New

89.97$ 99.99 €

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.