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A well-equipped home tool kit is not just for weekend warriors and do-it-yourself types. Hanging a picture, tightening a cabinet door, or assembling a Swedish-built cabinet are all moments when one might reach for a tool kit. If your toolbox consists of duct tape and a hammer, a quick, inexpensive trip to the local hardware store can save you lots of time and headache later when you need your tool kit.

Essential Components of the Home Tool Kit

• Hammer – The hammer is the most used tool in any home. Choose one that feels comfortable in your hand and is light enough that you can use easily.

• Screwdrivers – While fancy ratcheting screwdrivers are comfortable, the plain old inexpensive ones work just fine. Make sure you have at least one flat

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Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have become very popular over the past few years. Often called “Granny Flats,” these units have often been used to provide for multi-generational housing needs, but they can also become a great source of secondary income. ADUs can also make great home offices, guest suites, game rooms, and home theaters.

With new zoning laws paving the way for more ADU options, here are 5 things you should know before moving forward.

1. Types of ADUs – There are many different types of ADUs. From detached units to garage conversions, what form the ADU should take will depend on your property and your needs.

2. Zoning Laws Vary – Almost all jurisdictions require permits, but zoning laws also outline the rules for your location

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