6 Must-Have Tools For Home Maintenance

Make sure you're prepared for any home maintenance task by having these tools at your disposal.

Most projects start and finish with cleaning up. Having reusable microfiber cloths is a necessity for any home.

AmazonBasics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth - 24-Pack
$13.00 The soft microfiber used in these cloths is super absorbent and made to trap dirt, grime, and other particles without leaving any lint or streak residue behind or scratching paints, coats, or other surfaces. The soft, non-abrasive microfiber material can absorb eight times its own weight and doesn't require any chemicals to clean.
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As a review from Wirecutter states: "Of all the multi-tools we tried, the Skeletool CX is the one we kept reaching for long after testing concluded. Its knife deploys and locks smoothly with one hand—without forcing you to first open up the pliers—and its high quality 154CM blade steel holds an edge longer than most multi-tool blades."

LEATHERMAN - Skeletool CX Multitool
$80.00 The sleek new Skeletool CX gets you back to basics... very cool basics. The Skeletool CX has only the most necessary of multitool features, because sometimes that's all you need. With a 154CM stainless steel blade, pliers, bit driver, pocket clip, and carabiner/bottle opener, you're set. Lightweight, low volume, perfect size.
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Having a strong but light cordless drill is important for basic home maintenance actions.

BLACK+DECKER LD120VA 20-Volt Max Lithium Drill/Driver with 30 Accessories
$55.00 The Black and Decker LD120-VoltA 20-Volt Max Lithium Drill/Driver with 30 Accessories come with the Black and Decker 20-Volt max Lithium Ion Battery. These batteries are always ready, holding a charge up to 18 months. This drill provides an extra level of control with a 24 position clutch that helps to prevent stripping and overdriving screws. It has a soft grip handle that provides added comfort during use and a light weight to prevent user fatigue.
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When working with electricity it's important to know whether you've correctly shut it off to prevent electrocution. This inexpensive two pack is a must-have.

Sperry Instruments STK001 Non-Contact Voltage Tester
$12.38 Sperry Instrument's testing equipment can be put to good use ensuring that electrical equipment is properly installed and safe to operate.
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Stop buying expensive canned air and grab this great tool that can be used for years for cleaning electronics and keyboards.

XPOWER A-2 Airrow Pro Multi-Use Electric Computer Duster
$49.00 More than just a replacement to your canned air dusters, the XPOWER Airrow Pro Multipurpose Electric Duster, Air Pump and Blower (Black) allows you the power and flexibility to dust, pump air and dry a variety of surfaces
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A quality wet/dry vac is great from cleaning up to blowing out larger air filters. I even use this to clean my car.

DeWALT 6 Gallon Poly Wet/Dry Vac
$79.99 Portable 6 Gallon wet/dry vac ideal for small clean-up jobs. Powerful 4 peak horsepower motor provides just the amount of suction needed to most any cleanup job. Ultra-durable rubberized casters allow smooth swiveling for ease of movement. 10' power cord with cord wrap helps reach almost any cleanup need. Ideal for smaller job site cleanups. Built-in blower port powerful enough to blow sawdust and debris from most any workshop
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