Handyman tools are the most important asset of a handyman. Without proper handyman tools, he can do nothing regardless of the level of his handyman knowledge, skills and expertise. I know some people who keep almost every tool known on the planet in their toolbox. I don’t know how much those handyman tools help them, but in my opinion, eleven handyman tools are enough to complete the majority of handyman jobs. So if you want to set up your handyman toolbox or just want to clean up your toolbox a bit then you can start with the list below.
List of Important Handyman Tools
A screwdriver is a handyman tool used to screw in screws and is a hand-held tool.There are two standard types of screwdrivers known as the flat screwdriver and the Philips which is cross-shaped. Quality screwdrivers have tempered tips making it hard and durable.
An adjustable spanner is a handyman tool used for tightening nuts and bolts.
There are a variety of hammers used for various tasks. The most commonly used and versatile is known as the claw hammer. The claw hammer is a handyman tool used to hammer in nails as well as to remove nails with the claw side of the hammer.
This is a heavy hammer used mostly in combination with a cold chisel to break up masonry or concrete works.
A tape measure is a measuring tape which rolls up into a handheld measuring device. The most commonly used tape measure is five metres in length.
A device which is used to indicate whether an object is level to the ground or if it is vertical. It is handyman tool commonly used to gauge whether shelves, worktops or paintings are levels.
A hand-held tool designed to cut wood.
These tools are used for carving out wood.
Tough dirt and rust are best removed with the aid of a wire brush.
This is a rubberised tool used to unblock drains and toilets by creating a vacuum suction. This is an important tool to address common plumbing issue like choking drain pipe or toilet bowl.
A versatile tool used for scraping back old paint off surfaces and applying fillers to holes in walls and wood.
Primary use is to apply paint to surfaces. There are various widths of paint brushes available, and the most commonly used is 50mm.
This cutting tool is a handyman tool used to cut plastic, cardboard and wood etc.
This power tool is a handyman tool used for boring holes into masonry, wood or steel. It requires different types of drill bits depending on what material you are drilling into.
Electric Jig Saw
This tool is used to cut curves along the wood. It has a narrow blade which enables the operator to make curved cuts.
A machine designed to cut into masonry and steel. This tool is commonly used to chase pipes into walls.
If the above handyman tools are not in your toolbox, it is time for you to get one and have one by your side. Having the right tool is as important as having the right skill.
If you face a situation which is too challenging, you can always contact our handyman professionals to perform the repair and installation for you. Whether it is electrical issue, plumbing problems or carpentry work, you know you can depend on us to get it fixed. Call us at (+65) 6871-4005 for discussion or email us via our contact form if you have any enquiries.