One DIY task you may take on is hanging pictures or shelving. The basic tools you would want for a task like this are a hammer, tape measure, and a level to check that your picture is straight.
Self-assembly furniture is very popular nowadays, but even the simplest items to assemble may still require tools such as a screwdriver. When shopping for a screwdriver set, check that it includes both Philips and flat head screws.
At times, you may have to tackle some rather unpleasant tasks like unblocking a toilet or sink.
While this may eventually involve calling out a plumber, a lot of the time the problem can be taken care of with a plunger.
Here are a few more basic tools you will find useful; a flashlight, wrench set, duct tape and safety equipment which should include, gloves, safety glasses, and a breathing mask. We have only mentioned a couple of possible DIY jobs you will need tools for. Of course, there are many other jobs and tools you may need, we have simply listed a few to get your tool kit started.