6 Tools every Home Buyer should use during Renovation

Have you recently bought a new home? Lucky you! If you thought the hard part is over, you’d be seriously mistaken as a home buyer. In fact, the hard part is just starting. Of course, the monthly payments might be the hardest burden, but taking care of everything else is not a piece of cake. Especially the renovating process. To finish this successfully and not lose money more than the planned budget, make sure you get these tools.

Here is a list of tools that will certainly ease the home buyer way through the renovation

Home Buyer

A Box of Tools

Surely, we must start with the tools, literally. Every new home buyer must have a box of about 40-50 most often used tools. Every minor maintenance and repair can be done with this type of a box and it is also easily stored.

Of course, you need to know how to use all the different pieces, but even if you don’t, maybe someone close to you will find their way through the box. One thing is for sure though, you can’t call yourself a homeowner if you don’t have such a box of tools in your place.


This tool is equally efficient to use inside the home and in the garden. You can get rid of the cobwebs in the corners of the ceiling, or hang pictures on the wall, or perhaps grab items in the upper cabinets.

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In the garden, you can use it to landscape the curb appeal, remove build-up in the gutter, and so on. It is safe to say that a step-ladder is something you must have as an emergency tool. a home buyer Just needs to make sure to hide it from the kids to avoid unwanted accidents.

Safety Equipment

When a home buyer is trying to fix something on their own, they shouldn’t think about doing it if they are not properly protected. Safety glasses, dust masks, work gloves and chemical-safe gloves must be part of the safety equipment ready to use. Don’t play with your safety, especially if you are not a pro.

First-Aid Box

Incidents happen all the time and probably you will experience them, too while living in your home. Because of this, your first-aid box must be always at hand. These boxes can literally save your or the life of your family. That is why you must always protect yourself and the people close to you in such circumstances.

Virtual Home Staging

If you are stuck and you can’t come up with ideas on how to design the place after renovation and still don’t want to spend a small fortune on interior designers, there is a solution that will benefit you perfectly. It is called virtual home staging and you can buy it as a service or do it yourself online. A home buyer who doesn’t know anything about working on digital design, then it is better to leave this to the pro.

The virtual home staging designer will transform your room into fully a furnished one with pieces of furniture that you will choose. You will be able to visualise the finish result and decide whether you want to develop those ideas further. It is a cheap service and it only takes a day or two to get the photos back.

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Watering Hose

If you have a garden in the new house, invest time in making it the most relaxing part of the house. Plant trees, grass, flowers and get yourself a quality long watering hose to keep them hydrated and thriving. The watering hose will also be of help when you want to clean the dirt in the garden and spruce the place.

The Bottom Line

There are lots of other tools a home buyer should have. The list is growing more and more depending on how much work is waiting for you. However, these ones are the most essential ones, so if you plan on shopping, make sure you get these first.

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I am Adegboyega Tunde Temitayo. A registered Town Planner with the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC).

I love to think differently and possibly on various Urban and Regional Planning issues to proffer solutions to Urban and Rural Environmental Problems. You can subscribe to my YouTube Channel

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