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Howe To buying guides

Howe To: Power Tool Buying Guides

If you need to know more about our tools before making your choice, then our buying guides will help.

In each one we describe the types of tool available (and how to choose between them based on the job at hand), list our most popular models, and provide some essential safety tips.

The following guides are available - we are working on more so please check back soon!

DEWALT DCD796N Combi drill


Find the right drill for you, whether a combi drill, rotary drill, angle drill or diamond core, or if you just need to know what the difference between them are. Howe Tools tells you what to consider, along with safety tips and advice on how to use a drill and choosing the right drill bits.

Read the Drill Buying Guide...

DEWALT DWS774 Mitre saw


From the material each type of saw can cut to the portability of a cordless saw, there are many different versions of saws out there. The Howe Tools Howe To guide can help you find the best saw for the job and advise you on the right way to use each type of this versatile power tool.

Read the Saw Buying Guide...

MAKITA GA4530R Angle grinder

Angle Grinders

Learn about the key uses for Angle Grinders, what to consider when purchasing one, and how to stay safe when using it. Get advice from Howe Tools and shop from our range of Angle Grinders, along with various other power tools and accessories.

Read the Angle Grinder Buying Guide...

MAKITA DTD152Z Impact driver

Impact Drivers

Impact drivers have a higher amount of torque than conventional drills making them much better at tightening and loosening screws and bolts. Our impact driver buying guide explains the two types of impact drivers we stock, the key points to consider when buying an impact driver, and safety tips during use.

Read the Impact Driver Buying Guide...