MUST HAVE TOOLS FOR HOMEOWNERS

Dated: 01/16/2019

Views: 162

MUST-HAVE TOOLS FOR HOMEOWNERS - Vital Source Realty


When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don’t need an arsenal of tools to handle most home maintenance fixes. These five tools will cover most of your basic projects.

  1. Cordless drill. A cordless drill is a must-have for installing cabinets, drawer pulls, hinges, picture frames, shelves and hooks, and more. Whether it’s for do-it-yourself projects or repairs, you’ll use your cordless drill just about every month.

  2. Drain cleaners. Shower and bathroom sink drains are susceptible to clogs because of the daily buildup of hair and whisker clippings. You can use chemical clog removers like Drano, but they’re expensive and the lingering chemical scent is unpleasant. Instead, buy some plastic drain cleaners that can reach into the drain to pull out the clog of hair and gunk. You can purchase them on Amazon or at a local hardware store for a low price.

  3. Shop-vac. No matter how careful you are, spills and accidents will happen and there are some tasks that just can’t be handled with paper towels or a standard vacuum, like pet messes or broken glass.

  4. Loppers. Even the minimum amount of care for your landscaping will require some loppers to remove damaged branches, vines, thick weeds, and any other unruly plants in your yard.

  5. Flashlight. You’re going to want something a little more powerful than your iPhone flashlight when you’re in the crawlspace!

Blog author image

Marco Murad

Off Market Specialist. Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Commercial R.E. I'm a real estate consultant who's made a career of an excellent track record of outstanding results an....

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

7 Must Dos For Successful House Flipping

7 Must Dos For Successful House FlippingWatch our video belowDownload your Free Flipping Do's and Don't Guide BelowMarco here with Vital Source Realty!Here at Vital Source Realty, we are excited to

Read More

I GOT THE KEYS Virtual Home Buyer House Party Vital Source Realty Boston

It's a VIRTUAL HOUSE PARTY!!! Join me to get key info on purchasing your FIRST or NEXT home during & after COVID-19. It's totally FREE!Listen Up 🗣️...Come party and learn at our first ever🎉

Read More

Coronavirus Uncertainty Plunges On Mortgage Interest Rates

Coronavirus Uncertainty Plunges On Mortgage Interest Rates The worldwide spread of the coronavirus has sent shockwaves throughout global health care systems and governments, and the United States'

Read More

5 Massachusetts Towns Where Home Prices Declined In 2019

5 Massachusetts Towns Where Home Prices Declined in 2019Massachusetts home prices, especially in the Greater Boston area, have been increasing for about seven or eight years, but not every community

Read More