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 5 Piece Hammer Set Professional Blacksmith Propane Forge Tool Shop Garage Kit • 44.98$

5 Piece Hammer Set Professional Blacksmith Propane Forge Tool Shop Garage 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 DWHT51366 22 Oz. Demolition Hammer • 33.93$

Dewalt Dwht51366 22 Oz. Demolition Hammer

33.93$ 48.93 €

View Details Stiletto Framing Hammer • 150.00$

Stiletto Framing Hammer

150.00$

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 16 Oz. Brass Hammer With Fiberglass Handle  • 22.00$

16 Oz. Brass Hammer With Fiberglass Handle

View Details Vintage HART Trimmer Hammer  • 75.00$

Vintage Hart Trimmer Hammer

View Details FISKARS #750250 28oz FRAMING HAMMER, ISOCORE 4x LESS SHOCK • 29.90$

Fiskars #750250 28oz Framing Hammer, Isocore 4x Less Shock

View Details STILETTO TITAN-USA Framing Hammer Smooth Face  11.2 Oz Head  • 35.00$

Stiletto Titan-usa Framing Hammer Smooth Face 11.2 Oz Head

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

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

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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 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 New Electrical Screwdriver Set 7 Piece  • 10.99$

New Electrical Screwdriver Set 7 Piece

View Details 25PCs/Set Small Mini Repair Precision Screwdriver Set Torx Tool Kit Phone Fix • 6.95$

25pcs/set Small Mini Repair Precision Screwdriver Set Torx Tool Kit Phone Fix

5% OFF
View Details Great Working Tools 26 Piece Screwdriver Set - Magnetic Steel Tip Blades & Rack • 29.99$

Great Working Tools 26 Piece Screwdriver Set - Magnetic Steel Tip Blades & Rack

29.99$ 31.49 €

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 11PC Small Precision Screwdriver Kit Phillips Cross Flat Slot Slotted Head Set  • 3.98$

11pc Small Precision Screwdriver Kit Phillips Cross Flat Slot Slotted Head Set

View Details 100pcs Security Bit Screwdriver Bit Set Torx Star Pozi Hex Tamper Proof Bolts US • 14.99$

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

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 20-Volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill / Driver With Bits Set & Battery • 34.64$

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

View Details 20V Max Electric Screwdriver Cordless Drill Driver Tool Li-Ion Battery 3/8 Inch • 32.88$

20v Max Electric Screwdriver Cordless Drill Driver Tool Li-ion Battery 3/8 Inch

View Details BLACK+DECKER MATRIX Electric Drill, 3/8-Inch, 4-Amp (BDEDMT) • 30.99$

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

View Details DEKOPRO20V Cordless Drill 32N DC Li-ion Battery 2-Speed Electric Cordless Drill  • 38.26$

Dekopro20v Cordless Drill 32n Dc Li-ion Battery 2-speed Electric Cordless Drill

View Details ELECTRIC DRILL 3/8" CHUCK CLOSE QUARTER  RIGHT ANGLE REVERSIBLE UL TOOL • 43.18$

Electric Drill 3/8" Chuck Close Quarter Right Angle Reversible Ul Tool

View Details Power Tool Rechargeable Wireless Cordless Electric Screwdriver Drill Kit W/Led • 30.99$

Power Tool Rechargeable Wireless Cordless Electric Screwdriver Drill Kit W/led

View Details 21V Electric Cordless Impact Drill 2-Speed With 6500mAh Li-ion Battery&Bits Set • 42.59$

21v Electric Cordless Impact Drill 2-speed With 6500mah Li-ion Battery&bits Set

View Details 20Volt Drill 2 Speed Electric Cordless Drill/Driver With Bits Set & 2 Batteries • 49.99$

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

View Details 20V Cordless Drill Li-Ion 2 Speed Electric Battery&charger Driver With Bits Set • 32.50$

20v Cordless Drill Li-ion 2 Speed Electric Battery&charger Driver With Bits Set

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 48-22-8425 PACKOUT Large Tool Box New • 69.99$

Milwaukee 48-22-8425 Packout Large Tool Box New

69.99$ 99.99 €

32% OFF
View Details DEWALT TSTAK VI - Deep Box W/ Flat Top DWST17806 New • 34.21$

Dewalt Tstak Vi - Deep Box W/ Flat Top Dwst17806 New

34.21$ 49.99 €

29% OFF
View Details DeWalt DWST08165 ToughSystem 2.0 Toolbox New • 49.99$

Dewalt Dwst08165 Toughsystem 2.0 Toolbox New

49.99$ 69.99 €

View Details Customizable Long Bin For Milwaukee PACKOUT Low Profile Organizer Tool Box • 21.00$

Customizable Long Bin For Milwaukee Packout Low Profile Organizer Tool Box

View Details 2 In 1 Rolling Cabinet Tool Chest Cabinet Steel Storage Box W/8 Drawers & Wheels • 229.99$

2 In 1 Rolling Cabinet Tool Chest Cabinet Steel Storage Box W/8 Drawers & Wheels

229.99$

32% OFF
View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8424 PACKOUT Tool Box New • 69.97$

Milwaukee 48-22-8424 Packout Tool Box New

69.97$ 102.86 €

20% OFF
View Details DeWALT DWST17820 17-Inch TSTAK Bi-Material Mobile Storage Deep Box • 59.99$

Dewalt Dwst17820 17-inch Tstak Bi-material Mobile Storage Deep Box

59.99$ 75.0 €

View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8426 PACKOUT Impact Resistant Rolling Modular Storage Tool Box • 129.00$

Milwaukee 48-22-8426 Packout Impact Resistant Rolling Modular Storage Tool Box

129.00$

View Details Milwaukee 48-22-8430 Packout Organizer • 44.97$

Milwaukee 48-22-8430 Packout Organizer

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.