Small Tools That Make a Big Difference Around the House
September 12, 2014
If you’ve recently moved into a new home, chances are you’ve got plenty of little (or big) projects to keep you busy for awhile. Many of these jobs are simple enough as long as you have the right tools. Once your Phoenix movers get you all moved in, invest a few bucks on these amazing tools that make life much easier.
Power drill. You can pick up a decent little power drill these days for less than a hundred bucks. And while you could screw in everything by hand, a power drill will save you loads of time and hand cramps.
Lightweight spackling. Unless it’s a brand new home, your new house probably has some holes in the walls from the pictures of the previous owner. A jar of small spackling like Fast ‘n’ Final is a quick way to cover up the holes. Many of these are made with painting in mind, and dry quick enough to sand them minutes later. And while you’re at it, you may want to pick up a putty knife.
Vice grips. These suckers are good for all sorts of jobs. They’re a lifesaver when it comes to plumbing, but they’re also really handy for pulling out stubborn screws. Spend the extra few bucks and invest in a pair with rubber on the handles.
Hex key set. You’ve probably got a few screwdrivers laying around, but lots of manufacturers utilize hex keys for assembly as well. Even though most companies include them with the hardware, they’re easy to lose, and having some spares is never a bad idea.
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