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14 Essential & Inexpensive Tools Every Homeowner Needs

14 Essential & Inexpensive Tools Every Homeowner Needs

 

 

Philips & Flathead Screwdrivers

Screwdriver needs will come in all kinds of forms, so have both types in a variety of sizes.

Tape Measure

This will come in handy when you first move in, but don’t worry you’ll find yourself needing this tool

time and time again.

Level

Takes the guess work out of hanging pictures, mirrors, decorations and much, much more

Crescent Wrench

Essential for unscrewing a nut without stripping the edges of it. An adjustable handle is best for

handling most tasks.

Pliers

Will come in handy for any project that requires you to bend, grip, or snip metal

Hammer

A rubber grip will help to absorb shock

Power Drill

Screwdrivers are great, but when it comes to bigger projects at home, you’ll definitely want the

power behind you

Nail Set

Nails of a few different sizes for different jobs

Utility Knife

You will mostly utilize it as a box cutter, but whenever a pair of scissors won’t do this tool will come

in handy.

Flashlight

A simple yet essential tool for any homeowners tool kit.

Extension Cord

Extending the reach of your miscellaneous power tools. It can be especially helpful during yard work.

Ladder or Step Stool

From painting to outdoor landscaping a ladder will come in handy often.

Stud Finder

Essential for finding where you can safely hang heavy items.

Toolbox

You’ll be thanking yourself later for keeping all your tools organized and in one place the next time

you go to grab one.