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 7 Pc Auto Body Fiberglass Fender Repair Tool Hammer Dolly Dent Bender Auto Kit • 27.99$

7 Pc Auto Body Fiberglass Fender Repair Tool Hammer Dolly Dent Bender Auto Kit

View Details DEAD BLOW HAMMER SET – Deadblow Hammers – High Visibility Green – Hand Tools • 39.00$

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

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View Details DeWALT DWHT51452 22-Ounce 1-Piece Balanced Steel Smooth Hammer • 24.99$

Dewalt Dwht51452 22-ounce 1-piece Balanced Steel Smooth Hammer

24.99$ 32.0 €

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View Details Milwaukee 48-22-9022 22 Oz. Milled Face Framing Hammer New • 35.99$

Milwaukee 48-22-9022 22 Oz. Milled Face Framing Hammer New

35.99$ 68.74 €

View Details DENT PULLER SLIDE HAMMER 9pc 5LB  AUTO BODY REPAIR DENT TOOL KIT AUTO TRUCK • 23.99$

Dent Puller Slide Hammer 9pc 5lb Auto Body Repair Dent Tool Kit Auto Truck

View Details 5-Pcs Hammer Set/Ball Pein Hammer/Rubber Mallet/Sledge Hammer/Cross Pein Hammer • 46.99$

5-pcs Hammer Set/ball Pein Hammer/rubber Mallet/sledge Hammer/cross Pein Hammer

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View Details DeWALT DWHT51453 28-Ounce 1-Piece Balanced Steel Framing Hammer • 24.99$

Dewalt Dwht51453 28-ounce 1-piece Balanced Steel Framing Hammer

24.99$ 32.0 €

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View Details 3lbs Forged Steel Solid Brass Sledge Hammer Non Sparking Fiberglass Soft Handle • 43.16$

3lbs Forged Steel Solid Brass Sledge Hammer Non Sparking Fiberglass Soft Handle

43.16$ 159.95 €

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View Details Stanley 51-167 22-Ounce FatMax Xtreme AntiVibe Rip Claw Framing Hammer • 22.99$

Stanley 51-167 22-ounce Fatmax Xtreme Antivibe Rip Claw Framing Hammer

22.99$ 32.99 €

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 Usa Magnetic Screwdriver Bit Set For Iphone/macbook Tool Kit Set 117pcs • 17.98$

Usa Magnetic Screwdriver Bit Set For Iphone/macbook Tool Kit Set 117pcs

View Details VCT 8pc Piece Hammer Head Screwdriver Commercial Grade Set Magnetic Tip  • 15.95$

Vct 8pc Piece Hammer Head Screwdriver Commercial Grade Set Magnetic Tip

View Details 12 PC Torx Screwdriver Set Magnetic T6 - T40 Security Tamper Proof Star S2 Steel • 14.99$

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

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View Details Great Working Tools 18 Piece Screwdriver Set - Magnetic Steel Tip Blades & Rack • 18.99$

Great Working Tools 18 Piece Screwdriver Set - Magnetic Steel Tip Blades & Rack

18.99$ 22.12 €

View Details Screwdriver Set Torx Tools For MacBook IPhone Samsung PC Tablet Laptop 25 In 1 • 6.09$

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

View Details 8pc Electrician's Insulated Magnetic Electrical Hand Screwdriver Tool Set New • 13.99$

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

View Details 6pc Electrician's Insulated Magnetic Electrical Hand Screwdriver Tool Set New • 11.64$

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

View Details 25 In 1 S2 Bits Precision Screwdriver Set Magnetic Screwdriver Repair Tool Kit • 7.99$

25 In 1 S2 Bits Precision Screwdriver Set Magnetic Screwdriver Repair Tool Kit

View Details 7 Pc Precision Screwdriver Set Jeweler Phillips Flat Head Magnetic Tips • 6.95$

7 Pc Precision Screwdriver Set Jeweler Phillips Flat Head Magnetic Tips

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 • 49.98$

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

49.98$ 59.98 €

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View Details 21-Volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill / Driver With Bits Set & Battery • 43.98$

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

43.98$ 79.98 €

View Details 77 Pieces Household Lithium Battery Cordless Drill Driver Power Drill With  • 64.99$

77 Pieces Household Lithium Battery Cordless Drill Driver Power Drill With

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View Details 21V Cordless Drill Electric Screwdriver 30pcs Drill Driver Kit+Battery&Charger • 49.98$

21v Cordless Drill Electric Screwdriver 30pcs Drill Driver Kit+battery&charger

49.98$ 59.98 €

View Details 12 V Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill/Driver With Bits Set & 2 Batteries • 35.99$

12 V Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill/driver With Bits Set & 2 Batteries

View Details BLACK+DECKER Electric Drill, 3/8-Inch, 4-Amp (BDEDMT) • 33.99$

Black+decker Electric Drill, 3/8-inch, 4-amp (bdedmt)

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View Details 28pcs 21V Electric Cordless Drill Wireless Screwdriver Driver Hammer Drill Kit • 43.98$

28pcs 21v Electric Cordless Drill Wireless Screwdriver Driver Hammer Drill Kit

43.98$ 69.98 €

View Details 1/2” Corded Electric 710W Hammer Drill  With Drill Bit Set Tool Kit Heavy Duty • 39.99$

1/2” Corded Electric 710w Hammer Drill With Drill Bit Set Tool Kit Heavy Duty

View Details HITACHI DV16VSS 1/2" Corded Electric Hammer Drill 5.4 Amp VSR 2-Mode • 41.97$

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

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 CRAFTSMAN Portable Tool Box 20.5-in Ball-bearing 3-Drawer Red Steel And Lockable • 59.99$

Craftsman Portable Tool Box 20.5-in Ball-bearing 3-drawer Red Steel And Lockable

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View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8426 PACKOUT Rolling Tool Box New • 127.71$

Milwaukee 48-22-8426 Packout Rolling Tool Box New

127.71$ 169.99 €

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View Details DeWALT DWST20800 Tool Equipment Mobile Work Center Box Station • 91.42$

Dewalt Dwst20800 Tool Equipment Mobile Work Center Box Station

91.42$ 115.0 €

View Details TOOD Detachable Rolling Tool Box Organizer Storage Bin Set With Removable Trays • 36.38$

Tood Detachable Rolling Tool Box Organizer Storage Bin Set With Removable Trays

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View Details DeWALT DWST17806 TSTAK Tool Equipment Storage Deep Organizer Box W/ Flat Top • 29.99$

Dewalt Dwst17806 Tstak Tool Equipment Storage Deep Organizer Box W/ Flat Top

29.99$ 38.0 €

View Details 3 Long Bins For Milwaukee PACKOUT Low Profile Organizer Tool Box • 38.25$

3 Long Bins For Milwaukee Packout Low Profile Organizer Tool Box

View Details CRAFTSMAN 2000 Series 26-in W X 12.25-in H X 12-in D 3-Drawer Steel Tool Chest • 75.99$

Craftsman 2000 Series 26-in W X 12.25-in H X 12-in D 3-drawer Steel Tool Chest

View Details Milwaukee 🔥 PACKOUT Low Profile Toolbox 🧰 Divider Set W/ 8 Spot Divider • 20.00$

Milwaukee 🔥 Packout Low Profile Toolbox 🧰 Divider Set W/ 8 Spot Divider

View Details CRAFTSMAN 1000 Series 5-Drawer Ball-bearing Steel Tool Chest Black Storage Stack • 94.99$

Craftsman 1000 Series 5-drawer Ball-bearing Steel Tool Chest Black Storage Stack

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.