Tool Guide

Your home tool kit should include basic things such as:
hammer
screwdrivers
pliers
wrench
level
measuring tape
assortment of nails and picture-hanging hardware
spackle (for patching small holes)
touch-up paint
ladder or stepstool
utility knife
flashlight
cordless drill
plunger

Here are a few links with instructions on how to assemble a home tool kit that works for you:

http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/skills-and-know-how/tools/setting-up-a-basic-diy-toolkit-pictures

http://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/home-improvement/maintenance-repairs/essential-tools-diy-projects

http://www.houzz.com/photos/958838/Homeowner-Tools

http://www.bobvila.com/articles/550-the-essential-toolbox/#.VqAPKfkrKUk

Home improvement and hardware stores often carry tool sets that include many of these basic items:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/HDX-3-8-in-Homeowners-Tool-Set-76-Piece-H76HOS/203552669#.UWdltxnio7A

http://www.lowes.com/cd_Assemble+a+Basic+Tool+Kit_1349977325305_

Check out these videos to learn how to:

Change furnace filters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGYrVgFSzV4

Unclog a sink drain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMFBP6dX5fY

Unclog a toilet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA-11wvO9lk

Use a drill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0tTDNWn0eQ

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