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Electrical Tools

Label maker

For complex wiring projects, a PC connected label maker is essential.  Fix labels to both ends of all wires.  Label all breakers.

Pc Label Maker 

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OCEKCB2/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_4?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1   $59.99


Black and white label cartridges  https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DLV5JNP/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A1B8MS9GK8OVIF&psc=1  $18 for 6

Color label cartridges (need to change cartridge to change color)  https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B079BRG9XR/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_5?smid=A18P5PCH2003IL&psc=1   $26.80 for 8.

Wire strippers

It is worth getting great wire strippers, particularly as they are not expensive.  I recommend getting a Gardner Bender SE-92 Heavy Duty Automatic Wire Stripper.

Wire strippers Details are here .

Long nose pliers


Diagonal cutters


Flat nose


End cutters


Locknut tool

Electrical locknut tool   Purchasing details are here .


Radio flyer wagon

Contrary to popular belief, these little carts are not just for kids.  A cart is a really useful way to keep your tools organized as you move from location to location throughout the house.

Radio Flyer cart Details are here .