10 Top Tools to Have on Hand For Any Backyard DIY Project This Summer

Whether you're moving into a new home or working on some new updates, you can find everything you'll need for your DIY projects at Walmart. Not only are these handy tools easy to use, but they'll also help you get the job done in no time. Plus, they're super affordable! Read on to see the top 10 tools you won't want to be without.

100-Piece hand tool set inside a carrying case photo

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Hand Tool Set

If you're looking for an affordable household tool kit, then you'll want to pick up this set from Walmart while it's on sale for only $15. It comes complete with more than 100 pieces (including a hammer, allen wrench set, driver set, pliers, tape measure, snap blade razor, wire stripper, assorted small hardware, and more) you'll need to tackle all projects big or small. Everything is neatly organized inside a portable case, making it easy to store and transport indoors and out.

Price: $15 (usually $40)

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Pressure washer from Walmart photo

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Electric Pressure Washer

Give your home, driveway, cars, and more a deep clean with the help of this electric pressure washer. It has two settings for light or heavy washes and can deliver up to 1,800 watts of power. It comes with an extension wand and pressure hose that make it easy to get those hard-to-reach places, and it even has a garden hose adapter so you can use it to water plants, too.

Price: $177 (usually $220)

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Red and black staple gun from Walmart photo

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Pneumatic Staple Gun

When you have this staple gun in your toolbox you'll wonder why you didn't get one sooner. This machine allows you to accomplish anything from heavy-duty home improvement tasks to weekend DIY projects quickly and features a lightweight design that makes it easy to handle. Use it to patch your garden shed after a storm or transform your outdoor furniture by reupholstering it with fresh fabric.

Price: $37

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Screwdriver set including screwdrivers and various accessories photo

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Screwdriver Set

Thanks to this screwdriver set you'll always have the right size drill bit for all of your home improvement needs. Inside the compact carrying case you'll find 20 screwdrivers of various sizes along with attachments and accessories. Each piece is made from durable, heat-treated steel and is resistant to rust, corrosion, and abrasions, so it can definitely withstand all the projects you've been dreaming up for the backyard.

Price: $28

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Wrench set with ratcheting boxes photo

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Wrench Set

Sometimes all you need for a quick fix is a set of wrenches, but this is no ordinary kit. All seven sizes have a standard wrench on one end while the other features a ratcheting box that needs as little as a 5-degree turn to move fasteners (compared to 30 degrees for standard wrenches). This kit is great for DIY beginners or veterans alike and has a sleek chrome finish that'll look great in your tool box. And right now you can get it for $15 off at Walmart!

Price: $35 (usually $44)

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Power tool set from Walmart photo

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Portable Power Tool Kit

If you don't want to spend your entire weekend on a backyard project, then set aside your hand tools for the time being and pick up this power tool kit from Walmart. All four tools are cordless, making them convenient for indoor or outdoor use, and are perfect for making lighter work of heavy-duty projects. With this set you'll get a drill driver, circle saw, recip saw, and a flashlight along with lithium ion batteries, a charger, and tote bag for storage.

Price: $140 (usually $199)

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Cordless rotary tool kit including 24 accessories photo

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Cordless Rotary Tool Kit

Remove rust from metal surfaces or create new decor for your outdoor space with this rotary tool kit. Its cordless, lightweight design is hassle-free and allows you to use it outdoors without having to worry about finding an outlet. With 24 accessories to choose from (cutting discs, grinding stone bits, diamond-coated bits, sanding bands, and felt polishing wheels) plus a variable speed motor, you'll be able to achieve precise lines and shiny finishes in a snap.

Price: $25

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22-Inch hedge trimmer from Walmart photo

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Corded Hedge Trimmer

Add this hedge trimmer to your storage shed and you can spend less time working and more time enjoying your beautiful backyard. It features 22-inch steel blades and a 4-amp motor that work together to cut through shrubs and trim branches with ease. The cord lock keeps it from disconnecting, and the lock-off switch is a nice safety feature so you won't have to worry about accidental start-ups.

Price: $50

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WORX 20-volt switchdriver drill from Walmart photo

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Switchdriver Drill

If there's any power tool you absolutely need in your toolbox, it's the WORX 20-volt switchdriver. Trust us, this two-in-one machine will be your new go-to for quick fixes around the house thanks to its cordless, dual-chuck design and variable-speed motor. Drill your hole and drive the screw at the touch of a button and you'll never have to worry about switching out bits again. And the built-in automatic LED light is an added bonus for those times when you have to work in the dark!

Price: $83 (usually $100)

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Blue and black tote bag for tools photo

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Tool Bag

Once you've got all of the tools you need to start your home improvement project you'll need a place to store them. Pick up this tote bag from Walmart and you'll always know exactly where everything is. Its compact design features multiple compartments so you can stay organized, and it has a removable inner divider that provides more space or separation. It's made with heavy-duty materials and has a double-wall for extra durability. Plus, the padded shoulder strap makes it convenient to carry outside for your next backyard project.

Price: $22

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