Let’s face it-ever DIY-er loves a new tool, especially if its going to make your life easier. Here are 10 to check out.
Eureka Toolbox Vac
I’ve wanted a shop vac but hated how much space they took up. Eureka solved my problem by combining a shop vacuum with a full-sized toolbox. The Eureka Toolbox Vac gives you 3 ways to clean up: using your vacuum, putting away tools and saving you storage space-everything a DIY-er needs.
– Price: $70
Robotic Lawn Mower
Each summer, you toil to make your grass look as nice as the Jones’. The LawnBott, a robotic lawnmower, will have the Jones’ cursing your name as it’s their turn to labor away. Not only does the LawnBott mulch your grass as it cuts but it can be set to cut on your schedule and then put itself away.
– Price: $899-$2,090
Are you tired of solar lights on your pathway that look just like everyone else’s? Are you tired of them constantly being broken? By allowing homeowners to easily assemble a walkway with realistic looking and solar bricks, the “Let’s Edge It” product allows you to have a lit walkway that is different and while flush with your walkway. This product is literally a snap for any DIY-er.
– Price: $61.95 for 20 ft
Handy Garden Tool
Let’s face it- there are many multi-use tools for the garden. What makes True Temper’s Planter’s Buddy different than its competitors is that it does each of its 7 features well. This tool allows you to plant, open bags, weed, cut, measure, and tampering-all without picking up another tool and at a fantastic price.
– Price: $16.99
Small Metal Detector
If you have an older home, you know how difficult it can be to find studs in lath and plater walls.The Zircon MetalliScanner® m40 is a must-have for the DIY-er looking for studs and metal with excellent accuracy. The low price will even allow you to you splurge on another DIY-er gadget!
– Price: $29.97
Black & Decker has been a name in the tool business for a long time and for good reason. The 18 Volt powered cultivator is more proof of why that is. This cordless tool will take the back-breaking work out of your garden by giving you the power to dig into soil, pull up weeds, or loosen dirt. Another fantastic tool for the gardening DIY-er.
– Price: $114
Wonder Winder Hand Crank Extension Cord Winder
Remember when we gasped at the innovation of the hose reel, allowing us to wind our garden hoses quickly and without kinks? Be prepared for the next wave of innovation. Anyone who has gone through the agony of trying to wind your extension cord, will agree that the hand held Wonder Winder from Green Leaf allows you to easily wind and unwind the perfect amount of extension cord every time. This is a gadget that makes you wonder why you didn’t think of this idea yourself.
– Price: $30
Kill A Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor
DIY-ers are always looking for the best way to improve their homes and that includes energy efficiency. With the P3 International P4460 Kill A Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor, you can easily see the energy usage and cost of any electrical appliance in your home. With its fuller functionality than similar devices at such a low price point, this is the perfect tool regardless if you’re looking to go, or save, green.
– Price: $25.99
MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband
Welcome to another tool that makes you say, “Why didn’t I think of that’? If you’ve ever been frustrated because you can’t find that screw you just put down, this is a fantastic tool for you. It is simply a magnetic wristband that allows you to keep track of those stray screws and nails as you work. Others have been using this for their sewing and quilting needs to keep track of pin as well. However you use it, it’s a must-have.
– Price: $15.00
So purveyor of all things handy, you have all these great tools but the blades have gone dull. Don’t worry-the Work Sharp power sharpening system allows anyone to as sharpen their tools quickly. This tool saves the DIY-er from having to take their tools to be sharpened while saving you money.
– Price: $249.95