Make the Most of Your Drill
Garden Hole Digging Bit
Spring planting is a cinch with the MAXBIT Garden Hole Digging Drill Bit. It comes in 4-inch and 6-inch diameters, and will dig a perfectly round, flat-bottomed hole you can drop your new plants right into. Available from The Grommet; $39.95.
Get your household cleaning jobs done more quickly and easily with this set of 4 scrubbing pads for your cordless drill. Each package comes with two soft and two regular pads for tackling dirt, grime, and stains without having to break a sweat. Great for scrubbing baseboards, cleaning shower doors, and more. Available from The Grommet; $13.95.
Add a whole new level of accuracy to your home improvement projects with this drill guide from Milescraft. The DrillMate has a self-centering drill guide base, and can be set to accurately drill both straight and angled holes. No matter what drilling motion you’re doing, it will give you maximum support. Available on Amazon; $33.99.
Drilling in tight spaces can be made easier with the use of the MAXFIT Right Angle Magnetic Attachment from Dewalt. It’s got a magnetic tip for faster retention, and is impact rated for both drills and impact drivers. At just 1 1/2 inches from front to back, it can slip into seriously close quarters. Available at The Home Depot; $19.97.
Get a scrubbing brush for your cordless drill and you'll zip through deep cleaning the house. Choose the Flat Brush or the Corner & Edge Brush for general cleaning, or the Flat Brush Soft for carpet and upholstery. Whichever you decide, it will make home maintenance chores easier. Available on The Grommet; $10.95.
Paint Roller Cleaner
Cleaning a used paint roller is messy and time-consuming—unless you have the Roller EZ Clean. Attach the accessory to your drill and slip your roller cover on. Then spin it clean! You’ll save time, water, and money if you use this product on your very next project. Available at The Home Depot; $11.99.
Related: Buyer’s Guide: Paint Rollers
Flexible Extension Bit
RYOBI’s 11-inch Flexible Shaft Bit Holder helps you work in hard-to-reach places, like under cabinets and in drawers. The shaft flexes up to 90 degrees and won’t rotate during use. And it has a magnetic bit holder, which will keep your fasteners and bits secure while driving. Available at The Home Depot; $12.97.
Magnetic Bit Holder and Bits
The Milwaukee Shockwave 3” Impact Duty Magnetic Bit Holder will help you switch between drill and drive bits with ease. A powerful magnet ensures a secure hold on bits, and its heat treated, custom alloy steel means it can withstand abuse. Available at The Home Depot; $5.47.
Self-Centering Drill Bits
The Clic-Change Self-Centering Bit Set from Bosch makes 1-handed loading and releasing of drill bits a reality. This set of 3 bits fits into 1/4” drills, and each will allow you to change bits without re-chucking. That’s a huge time-saver! It also includes a a self-centering feature to ensure perfect drilling. Available at The Home Depot; $20.55.
Nut Driver Set
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