What tools do you really need to DIY?
Home renovation expert Brian Kelsey sounds off
- Duration 4:30
- Date Jul 8, 2012
Home renovation expert Brian Kelsey sounds off
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Dreamed of being -- do it yourself guru Dave got the tools you need to make it -- we're gonna show you what those are gave who's not -- handyman home renovation expert in licensed home improvement -- though.
Brian Kelsey is here to show us exactly what tools we need in our toolbox.
These are the basic essential tools you can get just about anything done absolutely -- certain tools -- -- new homeowner a seasoned veteran as such as yourself and you've got some experience under -- are filled thank you so much for the compliment well are you paying attention now.
Everybody needs a couple essential to.
First one is -- cordless drilling have to have one.
I know you've got -- -- -- yet and Milwaukee and you can switch stands out and do just about anything -- do anything you want and need to spend a couple dollars spent a little more because it'll last longer.
Make sure you get one with.
Different speeds slow speed for -- -- high -- for drilling you know drill -- Lithium ion battery you know you like get a lithium ion battery which can last for like months at a time right -- to recharge the thing that it's like yeah -- -- -- -- -- that so this is the essential.
A couple of things -- need is hammering you don't need a big Framingham where this is sixteen -- Camera and telling me for big projects small projects that's enough and -- -- just about anything also pull out an engineer and exactly which seconds for a -- need a tape measure of course a night.
What a level is another so who.
Really important too because -- this -- things like.
Picture frames for sale for wallpaper all sorts of things that sent a leveler too is also detect side of me coming out actually so many Smartphones are being downloaded free -- -- Actually goes -- -- -- Smartphone you -- your Smartphone on there and you've got a leveler built typical.
What -- -- -- project now it's time to -- -- around the house.
One of my favorite what was important is to change your air filter in your HBC that you don't need to call somebody this you can do yourself.
And it takes four screws that I'll start when you're curious what you take fuel powering finishing up there he has yeah -- put on the one attachment on this on the end here.
Okay very easy.
Source -- stick it out.
-- replacing -- filter.
You've got to use a very high performance built a successful infiltrate these -- are fantastic because they maintaining good air flow throughout the system.
And that way you lose there's less stress on your HPC unit.
And save money in your -- air quality -- yesterday -- -- that you exact leader and is he now also something simple you can do in your house is to switch off some hardware that -- -- -- is also an easy -- -- I get this question all the time on Twitter FaceBook.
And it just one -- there -- What's -- okay that's going edited it to replace it but.
Put in Gabon -- -- fantastic but if you want to step it up and use something with two holes you're gonna have to drill and -- -- you have your fancy drill.
Drill bit that's a little bit bigger.
Industry won't like that yet -- -- -- it yeah you're gonna need to fill that hole and in my access to products are the products that will accessible to match.
Service of media haven't yet -- -- -- -- would face that you have into the story here.
That exact time and so it looks like it's brand new.
Finally this is another call I got something that always I guarantee you in in houses across this country this morning.
There probably is probably a loose towel -- involved but everyone's house to -- that -- call the different neighbors.
Rankings come over it's loose at a -- don't we just ignore it.
Hang towels on and it falls down and -- -- August -- it -- I've seen it -- -- the whole thing it's so easy it starts with a drywall anchor of this is the key right here.
People get lazy and don't put in drywall anchors first and that's when he ripped out of the wall if you don't do it for exactly here's the keys you drill -- hole.
A little bit.
Smaller than the that the peace and it tells you on the packaging what size.
And take a hammer tap it in and you can see -- you screw it and on the back there it expands and anchors -- into the wall right C anchor it and you put your -- on there.
Then you hang your hardware.
With your little bit screw it it's very very simple -- -- and right on there you put it sets the right in there and you're done and again.
All of that doesn't have to -- you that's the key that's the center of at all drilling a hole in the wall but you've also got the anchors and -- you can -- the screws in all with one device so there you go that's one essential -- -- -- needs in got -- -- got a -- -- a good one.
And right where can people see you all sorts of DIY projects the people can help out online and learn some great stuff from you where people go online they can go to Kelsey other house dot com to my website which -- videos my web series tips -- information and links are gonna put all -- -- -- -- also.
Be resource where you can get this stuff -- right -- appreciate you joining thanks a lot.