Best Compact Tool Kits TechnoBuffalo 2020

A compact tool kit stores neatly in a closet, drawer, or trunk. It has what you need for everyday household tasks like hanging pictures, putting up a shelf, or fixing a toilet. The tools are assembled in a space-saving manner inside their case, preventing you from losing pieces, which happens in more extensive toolboxes. Here is our collection of the best compact tool kits for tackling your household projects.

Best value: Hi-Spec 86 Piece Household Tool Kit

Staff Pick

This moulded plastic case comes with everything you need to start fixing things around the house. This 86-piece kit includes a ratcheting T-handle, 16 screw sizes, 20 bit sizes, a 14-in-1 multi-pliers, a level, and plenty more. It's been put together to give you a great start on home repairs without tons of specialisation and is a great place to start whether you're in a college dorm or your first apartment.

£20 at Amazon

Easy to spot: CARTMAN 39Pc Tool Set

Bright orange handles on the tools in this set make them easy to find among your project materials. Chrome plating will prevent corrosion, so this kit can serve you for years to come. With 39 pieces in this set, you'll have everything you need for simple fixes around the house without going overboard in the process. The moulded plastic toolbox also has a slot for each tool in this kit, making it easy to find what you need when you need it.

£17 at Amazon

Ergonomic handles: AWANFI 100Pc Tool Kit

Durable and compact, this 100 piece tool kit has everything you need for small repairs in your home. Each tool is made from heat-treated alloy steel and fits neatly inside the moulded plastic case. They are also chromed to resist corrosion over time and feature a non-slip grip that is easier on your hands.

£36 at Amazon

The right tools for the job: Vonhaus 112Pc Tool Kit

This compact toolset has 112 pieces including adjustable wrench, 6" long nose pliers, 6" combination pliers, scissors, 2x precision screwdrivers, 20x 24mm screwdriver bits + adapter, 2x 75mm bits, 6x knife blades, 8oz claw hammer, 2x screwdrivers, 9x sockets. Each tool is made from chrome-plated alloy steel and fits easily in the moulded carrying case.

£35 at Amazon

Just the essentials: Stalwart 15Pc Tool Set

If you want to keep your kit size small, but you still need a few tools for around the house, consider this 15Pc set from Stalwart. You get a hammer, adjustable wrench, pliers, screwdriver set, and several hex bits. Everything fits inside the bright red carrying case, which also has a window on top so you can make sure every tool is in its spot before storing it away.

£24 at Amazon

Upgrade pick: Meterek 170Pc Tool Set

This tool kit is the largest one we're suggesting with 170 individual pieces. It includes an assortment of professional-grade wrenches, torpedo level, a complete range of 1/4 inch and 3/8 inch metric-sized sockets and precision screwdrivers, hammer, tape measure, pliers and more. Every tool fits neatly inside the moulded plastic carrying case so that you can always find the right tool for the job when you need it.

£55 at Amazon

Compact DIY

There are a lot of tool kit options, but only some of them deserve a spot by your side when working on your home or car. For the price, we think the AWANFI 100Pc Home Tool Kit has a lot to offer. The carry case won't scratch your closet shelves, or make much noise sliding around in a car trunk. When you need to stop a leaky sink, make sure a picture is level or anything in between, this tool kit has you covered.

If you don't intend to tackle any complicated home projects, then consider the Stalwart 15Pc Tool Set. You may need a few extra materials for hanging decor, but all the tools you need are there -- even a pair of needle-nose pliers for removing old hooks. Its small size makes it perfect for your car or an office drawer.

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