Family life sometimes suffers from damage from electronic devices, appliances, or furniture. Hand-held mechanical tools are not only used for professional mechanics and repairmen but are also essential in the home.
When there are furniture items or electrical systems in the house that need repair, hand tools will be the best assistants. Have a handy tool cabinet with these 8 popular household mechanical tools!
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Screwdrivers will help you remove and unscrew the devices more easily. There are many things you need to use screwdrivers, for example: repairing power outlets, computers, laptops, small electronic devices, furniture such as furniture, beds, wardrobes, etc.
Screwdrivers come in a variety of heads with different shapes. However, for home use only, you only need to purchase a flat-head screwdriver and a cross-head screwdriver to be able to perform most routine repairs. For added convenience, you can also buy a screwdriver with multiple replaceable heads, detachable as needed.
In particular, the insulating screwdriver is a very necessary hand tool for every household because it ensures safety as well as high efficiency when used. Users can choose from two famous German insulating hand tool brands: Wiha and Knipex.
Besides screwdrivers, pliers are also one of the most popular hand tools in the household today. Pliers come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Each type has its own uses and functions.
For example: diagonal cutting pliers are used to cut, clamp, strip sheaths, cables; pointed pliers are used for gripping, grasping small objects or bending metal wire; Electric pliers (also known as universal pliers) can be used to grip, hold, twist, cut, break, pluck different types of wires.
Usually, for the household, it is enough to buy an electric plier. But you can also retrofit in the locker other types of pliers depending on your needs.
The drill is an important electromechanical device that makes repairing and home decoration simpler and softer. The main function of the hand drill is to drill, chisel, make holes in hard materials such as walls, metal, wood, concrete, stone, etc.
This type of tool will be very useful for jobs such as nailing for picture, screwing to wall, mounting coat hanger on the wall, etc.
Currently on the market there are many lines of drilling machines with different capacities. There are only types that specialize in shot holes, drilled holes, but there are also types that combine the function of screwing, screwing, thread making, etc. Depending on actual usage needs and family budget, you can choose the best product line for you.
A hammer is a tool that exerts force by creating a collision on another object. Usually, hand hammers in the family have two ends: a round head for nailing and the other with a goat horn shape with the right curvature, for effective removal or riveting.
Its main functions are closing, knocking tools, metal canopy, flattening objects, hammers are used a lot in repair, furniture, etc.
When it is necessary to open or tighten bolts and nuts of indoor furniture, a wrench is an indispensable hand tool in the tool cabinet. However, nuts are not only one size, so to ensure smooth and efficient repair work, you need to purchase a set of wrench in different sizes.
If you want something simpler, an adjustable size wrench (wrench) will be a great choice for you. With the structure of a fixed and a movable mount, the wrench can screw many types of bolts and nuts with different sizes. A mid-sized wrench (8 “- 10”) and a small size (4 “-6”) will fulfill regular home repair requirements.
#6 Electric tester
These electric test pens will help you check whether the electrical appliances, sockets, and plugs in your home are powered or not. The internal construction of the electric tester consists of a metal tip, a spring, a neon ball and a resistor in series with the bulb.
Using the electric tester is very simple, you just need to put one pen tip in the measuring circuit, your finger is in contact with the metal tip above the pen tip. If the circuit has electricity, the neon light bulb on the pen will light up. With this small electric tester, it will ensure your safety when performing inspection or repair of electrical equipment in the house.
#7 Glue Guns
Glue guns are small and medium sized guns that are often used to perform glue operations that bring a high degree of meticulousness, helping to bond, glue faster, glue does not spill out increase aesthetics.
This is a powerful tool for component mounting, as effective as using super glue but safer.
Currently, screws and bolts are quite diverse, some commonly used types you should equip your family such as:
Screws: The machine is a two-headed lathe, often used to join thick parts made of materials with lower strength than bolts so that the thread hole is not damaged after many assembly times.
Pake head screw: Used in a lot of daily life, so it is often referred to as simply screw. The screw tip has a hemispherical shape, with 2 deep grooves on the cross-shaped (+) surface so that the screwdrivers can be used to tighten.
Regular hexagonal screw: Has a hexagonal head shape, its fastening ability to the part of the machine is high and makes fastening faster and simpler.
Submerged hexagon head screw: The body is similar to other bolts with a long round cylinder, which is threaded, the head has many shapes such as: round head, flat head, cylinder head and inner hexagonal hole. The tightening force is durable, however, the screw head with the inner hole is susceptible to dust or grease, so it must be cleaned before screwing.