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Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

By: Danny Lipford

The basic tools that every homeowner should own include:

  • Tape measure
  • Hammer
  • Screwdriver with interchangeable bits
  • Pliers
  • Adjustable pliers
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Torpedo level
  • Handsaw
  • Cordless screwdriver/drill
  • Safety glasses
  • Earplugs
  • Dust mask
  • Scissors
  • Work gloves
  • Putty knife
  • Ladder
  • Car battery charger and tire inflator
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Flashlights
  • Water cutoff tool


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Tools Every Homeowner Should Own