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Cordless Drill Westerly RI

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

The Home Depot
(401)596-4440
120 Franklin St
Westerly, RI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(860)848-9217
1932 Norwich-New London
Uncasville, CT
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

GK Woodworking LLC (Monthly Specials - see below)
(860) 608-7514
56 Browning Rd
Griswold, CT

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Mcquade's Ace Hardware
(401) 596-0302
105 Franklin St
Westerly, RI
 
Cash True Value Home Center
(860) 536-9601
9 Hendel Dr
Mystic, CT
 
Liberty Cedar, Inc.
(401) 789-6626
325 Liberty Lane
West Kingston, RI

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The Home Depot
(860)437-1900
816 Hartford Turnpike
Waterford, CT
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(860)376-2047
142 River Road
Lisbon, CT
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Hanley & Williams Lumber Co.
(401) 596-2806
124 Oak Street
Westerly, RI
 
Holdridge True Value Hardware & H&gs
(860) 464-8400
749 Route 117
Ledyard, CT
 
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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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