June 2012

Electrical Tools

Just like any other tradesman, an electrician has his ‘go to’ tools that are specifically used in that trade. While this may be a matter of opinion, let’s look at the 5 tools that a professional electrician will probably have in his tool kit.


As silly as it may sound, this requirement lends credence to the saying: Let there be light! Even if the job the electrician is called out to may not need a flashlight, a certain situation may arise where there is a need to see inside something. Electrical outlets and sockets, fuse boxes, conduit and other badly lit areas need some illumination. Even in a well – lit area of work an electrician should not be working inside confined spaces or be reaching inside electrical panels without adequate light. In these days of LED torches, the sparky doesn’t need to be weighed down with a large flashlight.

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