There are a few tools every home owner should keep on hand. They are pretty basic and common to do just about any household repair. Wrenches are the most common, you have box wrenches, adjustable wrenches and socket wrenches. The three will loosen or tighten hexagonal or square sided components. Next is your screwdrivers, they will loosen or tighten many of your household items. A hammer should be in your tool kit also, they will drive nails and pull them as well. You can also use them for demolition. A saw is another great tool to have on hand for cutting not only wood but metal materials. There are different types of saws as well. What ever you choose for your tool kit, these should be just a few to place in it.