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#1 Basic Hand Tools 

Every toolbox must have a 1pound hammer, screwdrivers, utility knife, pliers, wrench, and a 25-foot measuring tape. These handy tools can help you fix almost anything from a door hinge to fixing a bike and more. 

#2 Stud Finder 

This helps you when you need to hang a mirror, artwork, and other decor and need to find where the stud is. Don’t forget if there are no studs around, you should always use a drywall anchor to avoid heavy objects from falling after a while. 

#3 The Level 

Every professional project will need to ensure all things hanging is straight and even. Such as hanging a shelf, wall decor, or even just a toilet paper holder. Many apps on your phone have that feature nowadays, so you can always keep have one handy. 

#4 Ladder (6 ft standard) 

You will need a ladder to change a light bulb, a smoke detector battery, or scraping leaves out of the gutter. Don’t just try to stand on a chair or a table, because it can cause use more than just a twisted ankle. 

#5 Safety Equipment 

The basic pieces of equipment such as safety glasses, dust preventative masks, and thicker working gloves. No jobs are too small and even small jobs can cause you a trip to the Emergency Room. Don’t risk it!

Author: Susanna Leung

Susanna Leung’s goal as a real estate professional with Haylen Group is to help her first-time home buying clients find that perfect home where their families can grow, thrive, and live their dreams in the United States. She applies her experience in remodeling, resource networking, negotiations, and advanced marketing to provide her clients with dedicated, full coverage service.

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