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Hand Tools

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Hand Tools for Professionals and Beginners

Hand tools are essential for professionals and beginners across a range of industries. Woodworkers, gardeners, welders, plumbers, construction workers, and automotive mechanics all rely on specialized hand tools to do their work. Hand tools are used for a variety of purposes such as loosening bolts, tightening screws, and removing parts from engines and other machinery. Whether you're performing routine maintenance tasks, like changing oil or replacing spark plugs, or tackling more complex repair jobs like engine overhauls or transmission rebuilds, a quality set of hand tools is a must.

Useful Types of Hand Tools

Automotive hand tools are essential equipment for any mechanic or DIY enthusiast working on cars. These tools are needed to perform tasks such as disassembling and assembling parts of a vehicle. The essential hand tools that every mechanic should have in their tool set include screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, sockets, hammers, and pry bars. Screwdrivers come in different sizes and types to fit different screws, while pliers help grip and bend wires.

Wrenches are another essential part of any automotive repair toolkit. They come in various shapes and sizes, each designed for a specific purpose. The most commonly used wrenches in the automotive industry include adjustable wrenches, socket wrenches, torque wrenches, and combination wrenches. Adjustable wrenches are versatile and, as the name implies, can be adjusted to fit different bolt sizes.

Proper storage is essential to ensure the longevity and accessibility of your hand tool collection. There are several different storage options available for professional mechanics, depending on the size and type of tools in your collection. One popular option is a tool chest or cabinet, which provides ample space for larger tools like breaker bars, clamps, and power tools. These cabinets often come with drawers and compartments to keep smaller items organized, too.

Every DIY enthusiast or professional mechanic needs a proper tool set with multipurpose tools, like torque wrenches and impact sockets, and specialty tools, like brake caliper spreaders or spark plug sockets. While these specialized hand tools may be more expensive than a basic tool set, their enhanced performance and durability make them a worthwhile long-term investment.

A Wide Selection of the Best Tool Brands

Investing in high-quality tools not only increases efficiency but also ensures safety. It's important to look for brands that have a reputation for durability, reliability, and accuracy. Among the top brands we carry are:

  • Milwaukee: One of our most popular brands, known for their exceptional power tools. The Milwaukee M12 and M18 series are highly sought-after for their reliability and performance. These tools provide the power and durability required to tackle just about any job, making them a favourite among professionals in multiple industries.
  • Ultrapro: an ideal choice for professionals looking for high-quality tools at an affordable price. With impressive durability and performance, Ultrapro tools rival top-tier brands without straining your budget. Some of their top-selling products include wrench sets, sockets, pliers, and screwdrivers.
  • GearWrench: these tools are meticulously engineered to make your work easier and more efficient, whether you're a mechanic, technician, or DIY enthusiast. One of their top-selling products is their ratcheting wrench set.