10 Essential DIY Tools and Accessories


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Tool Set

Everyone should own a basic tool kit, no matter what their DIY skill level is.
Everyone should own a basic tool kit, no matter what their DIY skill level is.
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When you're a DIYer, the world is full of opportunities to expand your horizons. Today, it may be a loose handle on the silverware drawer, and tomorrow, you may have to replace the rubber washer in the bathroom faucet. Specialty tool kits are carryalls pre-loaded with the tools you'll need for many common household repair tasks. For homeowners, that'll usually include a claw hammer, screwdrivers, pliers, an adjustable wrench, a measuring tape, utility knife, drive tool and sockets. If you're into car or computer repair, there are also kits for those specialties. Consider these collections an easy way to hit the ground running where general repairs and maintenance are concerned.