At times, the tasks in your home are simple to perform. You do not have to call in a technician to help you. However, you will be forced to do so if you do not have some of the required tools for the job. For instance, you cannot tighten a loose, leaking plumbing connection if you don't have an adjustable wrench. You need clamping tools for holding your materials in place when you are working. Here are some clamping tools you require for do-it-yourself jobs in your home:
Tongue and groove pliers
The tongue and groove pliers are also referred to as groove joint pliers or channellocks. The tool has an adjustable lower jaw so that you can fit them well on the object that you are grabbing. The pair of jaws is set at an angle from the handles to create a groove that facilitates the movement of the lower jaw. This feature allows you to grab materials of different sizes. In addition, the pliers are easy and comfortable to use because of their long handles, which provide good leverage.
The vise grip works better than the tongue and groove pliers and the regular pliers. It is the ultimate handy tool for clamping, turning, twisting, and turning. The vise-grip puts much pressure on four corners of the item you are grabbing. This is done by adjusting the screw at the end of one of the handles. Once the required locking pressure has been achieved, the tool produces a click sound, meaning that no further pressure is required. The guard trigger protects against any accidental release, and you use less force holding the tool in position.
Pliers (also called pliers wrenches) are an important tool that you should have at home. You need them for holding metallic items in place when working. They are easy to use and suited for simple clamping work that does not last long. For instance, you can clamp bolt heads in place to keep them from rotating when you are tightening or loosening bolts.
The adjustable wrench is an effective clamping tool for your home. Pliers are too small for gripping larger metallic items such as pipes. An adjustable wrench can work on metals of different sizes because you can adjust the width of the claws. Turn the worm-screw to increase the width, making sure that the jaws hold the metal firmly by locking them using the same worm-screw. When tightening large nuts, you need this tool to hold the bolt in position. It is also used to tighten loose plumbing joints.
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