Must Have Tools for Home Renovation Projects

If you are a general contractor or even a home owner who likes to carry on DIY projects, then it is necessary to start your project with a complete tool box. Although there are many different construction tools available, in this list I want to highlight the must have construction tools in any contractor’s or home owner’s tool box. Let’s check!

Tools for Home Renovation Projects

 

A hammer

A hammer is an essential tool for any home renovation tool box. If you have to do manual hacking or demolition, a hammer is a must. Depending on the scope of work you can choose a hammer. Also don’t forget to buy a hammer with ripping claw in order to use when you want to remove nails.

Circular saw

Tools for Home Renovation Projects

A saw is necessary for performing different jobs when you do your home renovation. When you buy a circular saw, you can perform different tasks including ceiling board cutting, door window preparation and other wood cutting work. When you buy a circular saw, it is also necessary to check the features as there are many models available in the market. A cordless circular saw can be helpful to use in any surface. However wormdrive saws are known as more efficient circular saws compared to sidewinder. Therefore don’t forget to read more on features of the circular saws before you buy. Click here to see how different circular saw models compare.

Ladders

Tools for Home Renovation Projects

A ladder is basically a safety tool, however it is a must have before you start your home renovation project. Don’t use tables, stools or any other furniture to climb on. Use a proper safety ladder including step stool, extension ladder or a step ladder depending on your task and height.

Cordless drill

Essential Power Tools

A drill is essential when you do any home DIY project. Therefore a drill is a must for any home improvement or home renovation tool box. With latest feature, a cordless drill is more helpful on carrying out different tasks while you do your home improvement project.

Pliers

There are different types of pliers with different features and sizes. Choose the best plier for your work or buy few different sizes for your tool box as these are not so expensive. You can use pliers for different tasks of the home renovation project including removing old nails, cutting and removing clips and staples from the old surfaces.

Tape measure

A tape measure or a measurement tape is another essential tool that you must include in your home renovation tool box. Without a tape measure you cannot perform an accurate task. Therefore check for latest models and buy a tape measure for your tool box!

Above are some of the must have tools for any home renovation project. Anyway before you start your project, make a list of tools that require for the job. Then buy or rent some of tools that you don’t have.

 

 

Amila Gamage

Author: Amila Gamage

Amila Gamage is a Contracts Engineer with more than 16 years experience in construction sector. She writes this blog to share her experience and knowledge in the field of Contract Administration. View all posts by Amila Gamage

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