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Hand Tools 

One thing that can be very useful to keep in your home is a tool kit in case of last-minute repairs or maintenance. It is always a good idea to have a set of basic hand tools available in case you ever need them. Discover sets and single hand tools, both new and used, on eBay.

What tools are common to have in a tool kit?

Having hand tools can keep you prepared for any repairs or maintenance you may need to do around the house. Some of the tools you might find necessary to have in your tool kit include screwdrivers like flat-head or Phillips head screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches, or pliers. These tools are the basic essentials for your kit, aside from nails and bolts. Ensuring you have at least the essentials makes for a tool kit you can get the most use out of anytime the need strikes. 

Well-known tool brands

There are many options for reliable tool kits with all of the essential tools, including options from both big-name brands and unbranded items. Purchasing a full tool kit by a larger known brand may be more expensive than purchasing an unbranded kit from eBay, and both often provide the same quality. If you don't already have certain brands that you prefer in mind, some manufacturers that offer complete tool kits with quality tools include:

Are used tool sets less expensive than new tool sets?

Purchasing a used tool set from eBay can be a substantially more cost-efficient option than purchasing a brand-new kit. Using used tools does not mean that the quality of the tools is any less than that of a new kit, though that depends on the age of the kit, how used the tools are, and other variables. Another option for used tool kits is to make your own kit using various used tools. If you take the time to purchase your own used tools and build your own kit, you are able to decide what types of tools are in your kit, their condition, and mix and match tool brands to fit all of your own needs and desires. Buying used tools or a used tool kit can be half of the price of new tool kits.

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