The most important tools for do-it-yourselfers: An overview

Home improvement projects are a great way to beautify your home or fix things. We take a look at the most important tools you should have at hand.

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Whether you’re an experienced DIY enthusiast or just starting out, it’s important to have the right tools on hand. The selection in DIY and specialist stores* is huge. It’s easy to lose track. What do I need for what? What belongs as basic equipment in every household? What is useful as a supplement? When do I need more specialized tools?

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Do-it-yourselfer newcomers start setting up their equipment with smaller hand tools*.Hammer: A hammer is a versatile tool that can be used for hanging pictures, repairing furniture, and many other tasks.Screwdrivers: Screwdrivers are indispensable for most repair work. A set of different sizes and types of screwdrivers is ideal.Pliers: Pliers are useful for holding and bending things and can be used for electrical work or for minor repairs.Tape measure: A tape measure is handy for many household tasks, such as measuring window sizes or furniture work.Scissors: Good scissors are useful for many things, from paperwork to cutting fabrics or plastics.Saw: A saw can be useful for working with wood or other materials.Drill: A drill is essential for many DIY projects. Fittingly, a set of different drill bits should be purchased. Especially wood drills are often needed for DIY. More specialized drills such as for stone, metal or ceramics can be purchased if necessaryCordless screwdriver: A cordless screwdriver makes screwdriving much easier, especially for larger projects. It is also very practical for drilling small holes in soft or sensitive materials.Advanced Tools

If you are more often at the workbench, or would like to realize more ambitious projects, you can also think home improvement about the following tools and machines*:Jigsaw: A jigsaw is an electric saw blade used for more detailed cuts and curves, such as cutting curved lines in wood or plastic.Circular saw: A circular saw is a tool that allows do-it-yourselfers to cut wood, plastic, and metal at various angles and sizes.Grinding machine: A grinding machine is a tool used for sanding surfaces and removing rust or paint.Laser spirit level: A laser spirit level is a tool that displays a precise horizontal or vertical line and is useful for ensuring that objects and surfaces are in the desired position.Compressor: A compressor is a tool that creates air compression and is used for a variety of tasks such as inflating tires, spraying paint, or operating air tools.Angle grinder: in angle grinder is an electric tool used for cutting metal and stone, removing plaster and paint, and polishing surfaces.

If you can also set up a workshop*, you also need a workshop bench with vice as well as perforated walls, boxes, boxes, tool cases and much more for the safe and careful storage of the tools.

For DIY in general, but for electrical work* in particular: Be careful! Safety always comes first. If you don’t know what you’re doing, it’s better to let the expert do it. But if you dare to do smaller work, you are well advised to use the following tool:Insulating tape: Insulating tape is used to insulate electrical connections and wires and protect them from short circuits.Wire stripper: A wire stripper is used to remove the insulation from electrical wires without damaging the wire.Crimping pliers: A crimping pliers are used to attach lugs and connectors to wires.Voltage tester: A voltage tester is used to check if an electrical circuit is energized.Digital Multimeter: A digital multimeter measures electrical voltage, current, and resistance, and helps troubleshoot and diagnose electrical problems.Wire end sleeve pliers: A ferrule pliers are used to crimp ferrules onto wires to establish a secure electrical connection.Cable cutter: A cable cutter is used to cut cables and wires cleanly and precisely.Cable finder: A line finder is used to locate electrical wiring in walls and ceilings.Tools for construction and interior fittings

From painting to demolition – the range of tools for coarser tasks is enormous. In case of doubt, it is better to seek individual advice from a professional. Nevertheless, we would like to give an overview of some useful tools:Cleaning trowel: A cleaning trowel is used to apply and smooth plaster on walls and ceilings.Painter brushes and rollers: Painter brushes and rollers are used to paint walls and ceilings.Joint scrapers and joint straighteners: Joint scrapers and joint straighteners are used to apply and smooth joint compound on walls and floors.Crowbar: A crowbar is used to clear items out of the way and to break off parts of buildings and walls.Impact hammer: A hammer is an electric tool used for smashing concrete, bricks, and other hard materials.Jackhammer: A jackhammer is a tool used for smashing concrete and other hard materials.Chisel: A chisel is a tool used for removing tiles, masonry, and other materials.Cutting torch: A cutting torch is a tool used for cutting metal, steel and other hard materials.Demolition hammer: A demolition hammer is an electric tool used for demolition of walls, floors and ceilings.

Many tools can currently also be found in the LandMAXX professional shop on offer*.

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