Your family home is a busy, non-stop place. It’s where you spend quality time together and the place your children have fun, play and explore. However, family life can also take its toll, leaving your home subject to a lot of wear and tear, or even damage.

When you want to be able to fix things quickly to prevent injuries and keep your home safe for your kids, you need a good set of tools. This is where power tools are essential, allowing you to complete DIY tasks in minutes.

Unsure what you need? Here are the 6 must have power tools.




Nail Gun

For a busy family home, a nailer is a revolutionary piece of equipment. Forget elbow grease with a hammer or having to pull out wonky nails. A nailer can do this in seconds with accurate precision, reducing the time spent on small DIY jobs.

Cordless Drill

This is a power tool you will reach for time and again. From repairing a loose curtain rail and hanging shelves, to putting up pictures or building furniture, it has so many uses. For more flexibility, think about going cordless – brands like Milwaukee have a range of cordless tools.

Electric Screwdriver

Whether you need to hang a door, mirror, or put up a blind, an electric screwdriver is a must have for your tool box. Much faster than a manual screwdriver, it can help you get jobs done in a flash, so you can enjoy spending more time with your family.

Multi-Tool

As the name suggests, this is a tool has a variety of uses. With a selection of attachments, this power tool can be used for sanding, sawing, scraping, grinding and more. A small hand tool, they are great to keep on hand, especially for hard to reach areas.

Mitre Saw

Need to lay a new floorboard? Put up a new piece of garden fence? Or replace a leaking pipe? Then a mitre saw is the ideal tool. In addition to providing quick and accurate cuts, you can alter the angle of a mitre saw, making it perfect for a range of home DIY tasks.

Power Sander

There are many reasons you may need a power sander, from smoothing out filler, to removing paint and ensuring wood is splinter free. Using sand paper can be an arduous task, while a power sander is quick and easy.

With these 6 power tools, you should have everything you need to complete a bit of DIY.

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