01/27/2014 10:12 am ET Updated Jan 27, 2014

12 Tools To Keep On Hand For DIY Projects

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Looking for a quick weekend task? Want to make finding and finishing those DIY projects even easier this year? Take a minute or two today to locate (and reassemble, if you're anything like me and tend to leave a trail of screw drivers throughout your space) all your tools together and evaluate what you have. Do any of your tools need replacing or upgrading? What are you missing? Here's a list of our favorite types of basic, essential tools to always keep on hand (so you're prepared for any DIY project that strikes your fancy!)

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