As a property investor and landlord, expect to have to get your hands dirty with a bit of DIY now and then. Keeping the following tools and gizmos handy should enable you to deal with most minor problems that arise.

  • 10 mm or 13 mm variable speed reversible drill/driver

  • Allen keys

  • Assorted screwdrivers

  • Claw hammer

  • Extension ladder

  • Gaffer tape

  • Goggles

  • Kneepads

  • Metal file

  • Neon circuit tester

  • Pliers

  • Spirit level

  • Staple gun

  • Stepladder

  • Stud finder

  • Utility knife

  • Wire brush

  • Wood saw