5 Hardware Deals: Craftsman Tools from $9, Makita Hammer Drill Driver for $54

By , dealnews contributor

While it may only be the second day of spring, we've already got spring cleaning on our minds. And along with it, home repairs. Take a look around you: Any fences need mending? Any holes need fixing? Never fear! With these handy tool deals we've got everything you need to fix up your house for springtime.

  1. 5-LED Angle Adjustable Cap Light
    Store: Meritline
    Price: 99 cents via coupon code "MLCKY20ENL1" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $6

    Is It Worth It?: We're shining a light on this deal, which puts this head lamp at lowest total price we could find. Talk about a bright idea. It's just a buck via the coupon code! It features five LEDs and an adjustable angle. Note that this item will arrive in two to three weeks.

  2. Craftsman 56-Piece Universal Mechanics Tool Set
    Store: Sears
    Price: $64.99 via coupon code "SEARS2013" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $35
    Expires: March 23

    Is It Worth It?: You can tackle any socket with this 56-piece set. You'll have to be a Craftsman Club member to get this price, but signing up is free. This set includes 18 metric and inch sockets, 14 metric and inch wrenches, a 3" extension bar, magnetic bit handle, 10 screwdriver bits, and 11 inch hex keys. It also comes with a red plastic case that's lightweight and won't rust or dent.

    Need more tools? You can jump to the next level with this Craftsman 182-Piece Mechanics Tool Set with 3-Drawer Chest for $132.99 via coupon code "SEARS2013" with free shipping. This set includes 99 sockets, 21 screwdriver and nutdriver bits, 40 hex keys, 14 combo wrenches, and three ratchets. The 3-drawer tool box constructed of rust- and dent-resistant material. And best of all, this set is backed by the Craftsman Forever Guarantee, meaning your tools are covered for life.

  3. Makita 18-volt Cordless 1/2" Hammer Drill Driver
    Store: Hardware Sales Inc. via eBay
    Price: $52.99 in-cart with free shipping
    Lowest By: $12

    Is It Worth It?: Hardware pros and contractors know that Makita makes tools as tough as they come. This 4-lb. drill features 480 inch-pounds of torque, a belt clip, built-in LED light, 2-speed gear box, and more. Of note, it requires an 18-volt lithium ion battery (not included).

  4. JEGS 68-Piece Screwdriver Set
    Store: JEGS Performance via eBay
    Price: $19.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $10
    Expires: April 3

    Is It Worth It?: Phillips? Slotted? We've got you covered all the way around with this deal, which is $10 off and ties with last week's deal. This set includes four mini awls, seven torx screwdrivers, seven square screwdrivers, nine Phillips screwdrivers, 10 slotted screwdrivers, 30 assorted bits, and a bit handle.

  5. Craftsman Hand Tool Accessories Sale
    Store: Sears
    Price: $8.99
    Shipping: Free in-store pickup
    Lowest By: At least $11

    Is It Worth It?: As with the above Sears deals, you must sign into your account both on Sears and the Craftsman Club site to see this price. If you're not a member, click here to sign up for free. One handy deal is the Craftsman 6-Piece Damaged Bolt / Nut Remover Set (pictured) which features a 6-flute helical design that digs into bolts with a high-torque grip, while the included punch clears each bolt-out when the job is done.

Lou Carlozo is a dealnews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth. Prior to that he was the managing editor of WalletPop.com, and a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.

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