8 Essential Tools for Every Household
From hammers and drills, learn what hand and power tools should be in your tool box, what to look for when shopping, and how these tools work.
Pliers are like extensions of your hands; they grip onto things good and tight, so you can use the grips as leverage to turn, pull, or crimp something. Needle-nose pliers are a favorite because the long, slender jaws work for lots of different things.
Slip-joint pliers will put you in good stead if you're leaning toward plumbing repairs. The jaws adjust to varying widths to grab onto different-sized nuts and fittings.
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