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12 Basic Tools Every Dunwoody Tenant Needs

A Closeup Image of Different Tools on a Blue BackgroundAs a Dunwoody renter, you’re doubtlessly aware that some house projects are best left to professionals or Dunwoody property managers, while others can be taken on by yourself. Always keep in mind that, when it comes to house repairs and upgrades, you should avoid doing anything that could cause damage or make permanent alterations to the property. However, there are several more jobs, both large and small, that necessitate a basic toolkit. Therefore, if you’re a renter, it’s a good idea to have a toolbox containing these 12 important items.

  1. Hammer. A good quality hammer has a surprising number of applications. You need a hammer in your toolset for hanging artwork, assembling furniture, and completing several other modest tasks.
  2. Screwdriver set. Another must-have item for any tenant is a good screwdriver set. Many screws in every home will eventually need to be tightened or removed and replaced. Pick a screwdriver set with flat and Phillip’s head tips in a variety of sizes.
  3. Cordless drill/driver. A cordless drill/driver is an exceptional tool for renters. It is useful as a screwdriver and may be used to drill holes in the wall for hanging artwork or shelving. Choose a cordless drill with the features and cost that best suit your demands and budget.
  4. Drill bit set. Obviously, no drill or driver will be entirely functioning without a nice set of drill bits. Get a drill bit set that includes metal and wood bits in a variety of sizes.
  5. Stud finder. A stud finder is necessary if you plan to hang any photos or shelving. This gadget will aid in the identification of wooden studs in your walls so that you can drill into them without causing damage to any wiring. It can also help you to reduce the number of holes you make in your walls and save you from losing your security deposit.
  6. Level. When hanging pictures or shelves, a level is an additional tool that will be useful. This tool will assist you in ensuring that everything is precisely straight before hanging it.
  7. Tape measure. A tape measure is an absolute necessity for any tenant. Furniture, windows, curtains, and blinds may all be measured with this tool.
  8. Allen wrench set. A set of Allen wrenches is a small but necessary addition to any toolbox. These wrenches are often used to assemble furniture, but they can also be utilized for a variety of other jobs. You will find that some wrench sets include a multi-tool, which can help you conserve room and organize your toolkit!
  9. Pliers. When you need to grasp or twist something, pliers are totally useful. Pliers come in handy for everything from removing broken light bulbs to twisting a frozen water pipe.
  10. Utility knife. A utility knife can be used for many tasks, including cutting carpets, opening goods, and disassembling cardboard boxes. For maximum safety, use a utility knife with a retractable blade.
  11. Glue gun. For any tenant, a glue gun is a useful item. A glue gun can be used for a variety of tasks, including repairing furniture and flower arrangements as well as producing home décor items. Follow the manufacturer’s directions and use them with caution.
  12. Flashlight or small utility light. In the event of a power outage or other emergency, a small flashlight or utility light can save the day. It is useful when you need to see clearly to undertake simple house maintenance and repairs.

With these essential tools in your toolbox, you will be able to perform the majority of minor repairs and maintenance work around your rental property. Remember to only perform tasks that you are competent at and avoid making permanent changes or causing damage to the rented property. If you have any queries or concerns, it’s best to contact your landlord.

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