Handy Home Products for Quick-Fix Repairs

Our professional carpenters, plumbers, painters and electricians tell you which products are their favorites for fixing small problems around the house.

Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing the right product to use. We asked our team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters, electricians and fix-it gurus what their favorite products were, and this is what they told us they never leave home without.

By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine

Screw-in drywall anchors

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Incredibly versatile screws

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Stick-on bumpers

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Appliance touch-up paint

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Thread-locking compound

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Two-part filler

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Epoxy glue

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Fingertip and knuckle bandages

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Fender washers

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Cleaning solvents

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Fast-setting drywall compound

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Two lubricants that you need in your house

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Stain markers

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Texture spray cans

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Stain-blocking primer

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Self-sticking hole patch

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