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11 Most Essential Handyman Tools

11 Most Essential Handyman Tools

Every DIY Handyman/Handywomen needs tools! But have you ever wondered what the most essential handyman tools are? Here is our opinion!

1. Drilling machine

First tool every handyman/handywomen should have, is a proper drill! This makes sooooo many things possible. Its worth it investing some money in a proper model. 
With a drill you also need a selections of actual drills and bits, so you have something for every situation and project. 

2. Folding ruler

You for sure need something to measure with. A folding ruler is a good choice, and a 2 meter long one should be totally fine. 
Folding ruler

3. Saw

A basic handsaw is very useful, of course if you mainly build in wood kind-of materials. 

4. Hammer

A hammer is very needed, for all kind of tasks

5. Hobby knife

Everyone needs a hobby knife, again for all kind of purrposes. 

6. Pliers

Different kinds of pliers are very useful to have. A good starrting pliers would be the one on the left of the pictures, since it has several different options for usage 

7. Multi Cutter Tool

Right after the drill, this is WITHOUT DOUBT the most amazing electric machine! You can use it for so many things, and it really does every DIY home project a lot easier! Worth every single penny!
Multi Cutter Tool

8. Circular saw

A circular saw is a most have when cutting plates, and you need a beautiful and straight cut. 

9. Grinder

Somekind of grinder machine is very nive to have. When sanding down floors or other surfaces before painting them, such a machine is wonderful to have. 

10. Digital level

I love to have a tool for leveling out things. I love an electric one because it gives more precise results. 

11. Organizer box

A box for all you left-over screws, nails and other stuff is amazing to have! You can bring it around and when you need some special screw you probably have something in you mixed collection. 
Home Redesign App - RoomSketcher

Best Home Redesign App = Roomsketcher

Best Home Redesign App = RoomSketcher

Are you the visual type that would love to SEE your redesign ideas before build them? You are not alone, and luckily we've found the Best Home Redesign App!
Before we start any of our projects, we find it very important to be able to test out different ideas and visualize them, before actually building it in the real world. Therefor we had to find the best Home Redesign App.

We tested different 3D softwares out, and landede on a program called RoomSketcher. 
Overall UI RoomSketcher
A free version of the program is available, but to get more customizations options, we bought the VIP version for only 49$ / year. It has been worth any penny and way more! 
The overall UI is not super tricky to undestand. After a few hours of playing around, it is very easy to create whatever design you want. Start out by creating the floorplan, with walls, windows, doors and the different rooms.
Projects with floors
You can have different projects, and under each project you can have many different floors (or the same floor but different versions of your design, we had probably 20 different versions of the basement saved)
For each floorplan you can specify the rooms measurements (wall height, type etc)
When you have the rooms set, you can start playing around with adding furniture. There a quite some options, and if you buy the VIP version of the software there will be even more. WE think you can even buy furniture bundles to upgrade your furniture library. But for us the library in the pro-version of the saftware was good enough. 
You also get to choose all kind of different materials, for both furnitures and walls/ceilings/floors. By one click you can change the floor in the whole apartment, and see how it looks, so smart. 
Home Redesign App - RoomSketcher
And whenever you have created a room that you want to visualize, you just click 3D, and a 3D world appers of the room. You can navigate around in the room, look in all directions and place yourself wherever you want. 
The program also offers to show this 3D look in a browser version so you can sent a link to friends and family and get their opinion. 
Browser sim
And if you want to see how big a room is relative to a human being, in the browser version you can actually walk around int he apartment with an avatar, and check how the different dimensions works with a human being in the room. Almost like the game SIMS 🙂 
We love RoomSketcher and for our needs this is the Best Home Redesign App we have been able to find, for an affordable price.