You never know what the day has in store for you, but if you are a handy person, then you will want to be prepared for the worst. This means that you must be proactive and plan for things that haven’t happened yet. If you drive a pick, then carrying tools and other knick-knacks around is something that you probably do. To be the always ready handyman means carrying around certain things that are useful in most situations. Below are a few of these things.
The Tools Rule
It goes without saying that if something is broken, then you will probably need a tool of some kind to fix it. It’s best to carry a toolkit that has a variety of tools inside. A few of the more important ones include a hammer, set of wrenches, set of sockets, multipurpose screwdriver, and pliers.
Yes Duct Tape
You would actually be surprised at how useful duct tape is. In a crunch, it can serve a wide variety of functions. It can be used to secure most anything. It can also be used as a patch, to fix leaks, to secure cords, protect windows and many other things.
First Aid Kit
You never know when you may be injured completing a fix or if you may come across someone at random who requires aid. A basic first aid kit is the minimum that you should carry, but if you want to be better prepared, then there are more advanced kits available. When it comes down to it, the first aid kit may be the most important thing that you carry with you.
There are a number of other things that you can be added to this list, such as a GPS or multi-use charger. Over time and with experience, your useful item kit will expand and grow. These items should be kept in a compact tool truck box so that they can be stored in an organized fashion. Once the word gets out, you will the one to call for friends and family in need.