Handle household projects with these compact tool kits

compact tool kits

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.

Hi-Spec 86 piece tool kit Hi-Spec 86 piece tool kit

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

AWANFI 100 pc tool setAWANFI 100 pc tool set

Ergonomic handles:
AWANFI 100-piece 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

Vonhaus 112pc Tool Kit Vonhaus 112pc Tool Kit

Proper tools for the job:
Vonhaus 112-piece 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

CARTMAN Tool Set 168Pcs Orange Tool KitCARTMAN Tool Set 168Pcs Orange Tool Kit

Upgrade pick:
Meterek 170-piece 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 100-piece 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 15-piece 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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