Screwdrivers are tools that are used to turn screws and bolts. You can use them in various DIY tasks, such as working on furniture at home, building a bookshelf, or putting up shelving units in your office.
Where Can You Find Screwdrivers?
The most common type of screwdrivers used in DIY is the Philips head or “Slotted” variety. Any hardware store will have a decent selection of tools with screws, bolts, and nuts. The best brands are Norton, Stanley, Mac, and Kellys; they are all very high quality.
What Are the Common Types of Screwdrivers?
If you have to take something apart, then a set of screwdrivers is necessary. The most commonly used ones are the Philips head or “Slotted.” Other types include Robertson (square), hexagonal (Allen), and Torx. The screwdriver set will usually come with all these types and a tiny driver bit for precision work, like watches and jewelry. Screwdrivers are not just limited to flat heads and Phillips; they also come in specialty shapes called Torx drivers that can handle different screws.
3 Reasons Why Everyone Should Know How To Use Screw Drivers
Here are three reasons why everyone should know how to use screwdrivers.
1. You can fix your things at home.
A screwdriver is the most common tool for fixing simple problems around the house and does not require special skills. It’s very cheap, easy to carry and available almost everywhere. This makes it one of the best gifts for the DIY man in your life.
In addition, you can do many things with screwdrivers that you cannot with other tools. For example, if you have a set of table decorations, you only need to turn a few screws once or twice before they are done.
2. Keeps the screwdrivers in good shape.
One of the essential things about screwdrivers is that they are not very expensive. On average, a good set will cost between five and ten dollars – much lower than other tools (such as drills). At such a low price, screwdrivers are the perfect gift for a DIY man who likes to fix things around their home but does not have any professional tools.
3. They are the most common tool in the world.
There are other tools, such as wrenches and pliers, but screwdrivers are the most common. This is because almost everything has screws, from your car to your kitchen drawer. Screwdrivers have been used for thousands of years and have not changed much. Some people prefer them to other kinds of tools because they work better in tight spaces or when things need a lot of force to pry open.
Make sure you have the right screwdriver for what you want. They are not all interchangeable and can permanently damage a product if misused. Do not attempt anything that you do not feel comfortable with, even if it is to check the fit of parts. If you buy or rent tools, check with your local or national power tools stores for great prices on tools and services.