DeWalt 12V Kit
If you’re ever inundated with furniture assembly, small fixture hanging, or electrical box maintenance, the DeWalt 12V Kit can make life quite a bit easier. It’s lightweight, durable, and with the bundled charger and pair of batteries, it’s also a great value.
Given their bulkier size, it can be difficult to reach into small areas with electric screwdrivers. The Worx XTD solves that problem by incorporating an extended shaft that can help access recessed spaces without slipping or stripping.
If you’re routinely elbow-deep in tiny electronic devices, consider the NovelLife ES121 , a well-engineered, model intended for smartphone and circuit board repair. It features a gyroscopic sensor that enables automatic operation at the slightest twitch of the fingers.
If you regularly work with mediums harder than wood, the DeWalt DCF885 may be the choice for you. Thanks to modern battery technology, this impact-style driver pumps out enough power to put screws deep into concrete or metal without breaking a sweat.
Thanks to its compact design, the Black+Decker BDCS20C really excels when you’re working in tight spaces, like when installing cabinets or repairing electronics. It’s built with an inline trigger grip for both comfort and control.
The Worx Semi-Automatic drives fasteners deep into wood and other materials with help from an ergonomic pistol grip that lets you put plenty of pressure behind each use. It also incorporates an innovative, screw-holding attachment that allows for one-handed operation.
Hitachi Dual Position
Backed by a lifetime warranty, the Hitachi Dual Position is an investment that will last you far into the future. This rugged unit runs on a fade-free, 1.5-Ah, lithium-ion battery, and the whole kit comes in a hard plastic carrying case for protection.
When you’re faced with fastening tasks too arduous for smaller models, the Bosch PS31 comes to the rescue with considerably more power than the average driver. It also functions as a highly effective drill, so you won’t have to constantly switch between tools.
The versatile Black+Decker LDX120 is great for driving screws at specific levels of torque, and its 11-position clutch helps prevent them from becoming stripped. Its variable speed allows for countersinking without damaging materials.
The highly rated Skil iXO is a convenient option that can be used to tackle a multitude of projects around the house, and it costs barely more than a standard, manual model. Its overall size isn’t much bigger than its price tag.