Advice on power tools

You're going to renovate your home, help a friend out with various DIY projects, or you simply want to expand your toolbox with the latest power tools. Whether you're looking for a impact drill, jigsaw, or a ladder, we have plenty of machines in our assortment for you. We'd love to help you out with your choice and advise you on all your DIY projects.

1. Drills

Electric drills

Drills are available in various models. For instance, there are cordless drills, impact drills, and hammer drills. You can use them to drill holes in hard surfaces, in order to hang up a painting, install a bath screen, or attach wooden beams to each other, for example. The drill that's best for you depends on the job you'll be using it for. In addition to that, the materials you'll be using play an important role, as well your expectations of the machine. Once you know all of this, you can select the right drill. And we'd love to help you with that.

2. Sawing machines

Sawing machines

Shortening beams or laminate flooring, or cutting plate material to size can be done with a sawing machine. Make sure you're using the correct sawing machine for the job, though. A jigsaw lets you easily saw in corners, which you aren't able to do with a radial arm saw or a table saw. On the other hands, these latter 2 machines make easier to saw beams, panels, and plate material to size. In other words, you first need to know what you're sawing before you can purchase the right sawing machine.

3. Compressors

Compressors

Quickly top up your up car tires with air, clean your tools, but also power your pneumatic tools. You can do all of this with a compressor. Not every compressor is able to do all of this, but you probably already expected that. When purchasing a compressor, pay attention to the most important features, such as tank size, net air output, and its actual capacity. The consecutive amount of time you expect to use a compressor also affect your decision. We've listed the other things you need to pay attention on our advice page.

4. Sanders

Sanders

Removing old layers of paints, or creating smooth surfaces can be done with a sander. What will you be sanding with your sander? This should be the first question you must ask yourself before purchasing a sanding machine. A delta sander is suitable for sanding small surfaces and corners, like stairs. A belt sander is more convenient if you want to sand large surfaces, such as doors. In addition, you also need the right sanding paper for your sander. We'd love to give you our advice.

5. Woodworking routers

Milling machines

The differences between the various woodworking routers are so extensive that you can't really interchangeably use them for different projects. In order to cut out an opening in your wall, you need whole different kind of machine from the one that's used to mill profile edges or a dovetail joint. That's we've created a convenient overview for you, containing a list of which woodworking router is used for which type of job.

6. Angle grinders

Angle grinders

Cutting, grinding, and removing rust can all be done with an angle grinder. These devices differ in size, power source, and user-friendliness. For instance, you can choose for a small, cordless angle grinder of 115 millimeters with softstart. Or you can choose a corded angle grinder of 230 millimeters with constant current. In addition, you also need to use the correct type of grinding discs. You can choose these based on your angle grinder and the material that needs to be processed. We'll provide you with the correct information.

7. Multi-tools

Multi-tools

If you're going to perform various smaller jobs, a multi-tool might be what you're looking for. There are oscillating multi-tools for medium-sized projects, such as cutting out cutouts or sanding hard-to-reach places. Rotating multi-tools are used for detail work, such as engraving and polishing. Because a multi-tool can be used for various job, you also want to own the right type of accessories. You can read what to keep in mind when purchasing a multi-tool on our advice pages.

8. Ladders

Ladders

If you're going to be working at a height, a ladder is what you need. When choosing a ladder, first consider the type of job you'll need it for, or keep an eye for the properties you're looking for. Think of the ability to stand upright by itself or maximum working height. Perhaps you need to work at height for a prolonged period of time, which means a scaffold would be the better choice. We love to help your choose the ladder that's best for you.


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