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Cordless Drill Hilo HI

Looking for Cordless Drill in Hilo? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Hilo that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Cordless Drill in Hilo.

The Home Depot
(808)920-8400
380 Makaala Street
Hilo, HI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-7:00pm

Keaau Ace Hardware
(808) 966-7170
Keaau Shopping Ctr, 16-586 Old Volcano Rd
Keaau, HI
 
HPM Building Supply/Khilo
380 Kanoelehua Avenue Hilo, HI, 96720
Hilo, HI
 
Prince Kuhio Plz
(808) 981-4001
111 E Puainako St
Hilo, HI
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:9-20
Tue:9-20
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:10-19
Store Features
Mon:9-20
Tue:9-20
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:10-19

Les' Carpet & Drapery Installation Inc
(808) 935-9690
796 Hinano St
Hilo, HI
 
HPM BUILDING SUPPLY/Keaau
16-166 MELEKAHIWA ST KEAAU, HI, 96749
Keaau, HI
 
Wire Products of Hawaii/Hilo
750 Kalanianaole Avenue Hilo, HI, 96720
Hilo, HI
 
HPM Building Supply
(808) 935-0875
380 Kanoelehua Ave
Hilo, HI
 
HILO ACE HARDWARE
(808) 961-3741
660 Kilauea Ave, Burger King and Long's Downtown.
Hilo, HI
 
J & J Hardware Home Improvement Center
(808) 935-3316
1717 Kamehameha Ave
Hilo, HI
 

How to Choose a Cordless Drill

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2012/01/13  //  Contractors , General  //  No comments

drill

A power tool every homeowner should have.

If you recently bought your first home or are a longer term owner considering what tools to have on hand, a cordless drill should be a part of your power equipment inventory. In addition to other cordless devices such as screwdrivers, lawn edgers, hedge trimmers and garden sheers, a cordless drill can be taken anywhere and help you get the job done with the right amount of torque and no cumbersome wires to trip you up.

Let’s take a look on how to choose the right drill for your needs:

Battery Voltage — When choosing a cordless drill you’ll come across different products, with many claiming to do the same thing. You can cut to the chase by ranking your choices based upon battery voltage — the greater the voltage the more power you’ll have for boring holes. The top of the line models offer 18V power, but the trade off for these is that they weigh more. You may find that a 12V drill is sufficient for your needs and at the right weight too.

Battery Choices — Battery technology has been changing and this is important because battery life and recharging times have improved. Nicad or nickel-cadmium batteries were once the standard, but these are being replaced by nickel-metal-hydride or NiMH batteries. NiMH batters are smaller, lighter and more environmentally friendly. Be mindful that quick charge batteries, although convenient, tend to wear out faster. Smart chargers, however, employ technology that can give you a quick recharge in under 10 minutes without damaging the battery.

Get a Grip — Figure that grip will be very important to you especially if you have a lot of work to do around the house. Choose one with a T-handle to get the best grip, avoiding pistol grip cordless drills that are difficult to manage in tight spaces.

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