When it comes to tools, you either have the right one, or the wrong one. There are few things as aggravating as when you believe you have the correct size screwdriver, wrench, or pliers; only to find that it can’t do the job. Modern innovation has made day to day living much more enjoyable and efficient, and re-invented tools are a prime example. That being said, there are some tools in the market that are undoubtedly interesting and thought provoking, do not serve a practical purpose. However, anyone who owns a cordless electric screwdriver would not make that claim. This happens to be a tool that simply can not be overlooked. The concept is simple; take the classic screwdriver that we are all too familiar with, and eliminate the human work required to operate it. There are numerous models and price ranges available to fit your specific needs.
#1- DEWALT DW920K-2 1/4-Inch 7.2-Volt Cordless Two-Position Screwdriver Kit
This electric screwdriver is an excellent choice for anyone doing construction or any job requiring installation. With 80 inch/pounds of torque and variable speeds up to 500 rpm, this screwdriver has the power to complete tough jobs with ease. Coupled with its power is the two-position head that allows for effortless maneuverability in even the tightest of spaces. The included 7.2 volt lithium ion battery charges in one hour and provides extended running time. This screwdriver is a serious heavy hitter.
#2- Hitachi DB3DL2 3.6-Volt 1/4-Inch Hex Drive Screwdriver
The Hitachi DB3DL2 is a fantastic option to replace your old screwdriver with. One standout feature is its adjustable clutch with a 21 stage torque to provide adequate power for both delicate and heavy duty jobs. Moreover, if you are doing a job that requires extreme caution, the Hitachi offers a locking spindle for manual tightening. The screwdriver features a LED flashlight for visibility in any situation, an adjustable head, and comes with two 3.6 volt lithium ion batteries! Also included is a lifetime lithium ion tool warranty and a 2-year battery warranty.
#3- Black & Decker PD600 Pivot Plus 6-Volt Nicad Cordless Screwdriver with Articulating Head
Black & Decker has been known for years for its high quality products, and the PD600 screwdriver maintains that level of quality. With between 40 and 80 inch/pounds of torque (adjustable) and a 23-position clutch, you can be assured that the screwdriver will not strip whatever you are drilling into. The head locks into three positions and includes an LED light for efficient operation. The Black & Decker is a wonderful option for a go to home screwdriver.
#4- Black & Decker LI4000 3.6-Volt Lithium-Ion SmartSelect Screwdriver with Magnetic Screw Holder
The Black & Decker LI4000 takes cordless screwdrivers to another level with its retractable magnetic screw holder! The LI4000 has 70 inch/pounds of torque, 180 rpm, and a 6-position clutch for optimal screwing capability. It also includes a wall-mountable charging cradle so you will never worry about a dead battery right when you need it! With the included LED light and 2-year warranty, this is an excellent home screwdriver!
#5- SKIL 2356-01 360 Quick-Select 4-Volt Max 1.5Ah Lithium-Ion Screwdriver
The SKIL 2356-01 is the perfect option for your go-to home screwdriver. With its included 12 bits and 360 Quick Select tool, you will never have to make multiple trips just to do one job. The 2356-01 offers USB charging for the most convenient and accessible charge. Also included is an LED light and a batter level indicator, creating a streamlined experience with no surprises. Along with the 1.5Ah battery and 12 bits, the screwdriver also comes with a charger and USB charging cable!
Electric screwdrivers are simply designed to make jobs easier and quicker. The screwdrivers described above offer superb performance and efficiency with simplicity in mind. There is no reason not to own one of these amazing super-tools!