Over the years, I’ve come to learn that you can’t put all your power tools and hand tools in the same room. Of course, there are exceptions to this rule, but most of the time, the two need their own separate storage space. So if you’re wondering how to store them properly, read on!

Power Tools

Power tools are a little bit different than hand tools. They’re designed for efficiency and precision, which means they should be stored in a climate-controlled space.

Many power tools come with their own storage cases that help protect them from the elements and keep them clean from dirt. With some power tools, it can be difficult to store them without leaving marks on the surface of the tool or damaging its finish.

However, if you’re looking for space-saving options for your power tools, consider using these clever methods!

-Power tools like drills, saws, and wrenches are heavy and bulky so try looking for a place that is usually used for safe storage.

-If you have a lot of power tools, consider looking for a site that can accommodate heavy equipment.

Hand Tools

Hand tools are usually smaller, more delicate and they require less power. Examples of hand tools include screwdrivers and wrenches.

In most cases, hand tools should be stored in a different room from power tools. The main reason for this is that the danger of them getting out of balance with one another is greater than it would be if they were stored separately. This is because power tools are typically heavier and require more arm strength to use. It’s best practice to store your hand tools on the top shelf of a tool rack, or on the wall or ceiling.

-Hand tools like hammers, screwdrivers, and saws are lightweight and can be found in most homeowners’ toolboxes so they aren’t as heavy.

-Hand tools are small and can easily fit in drawers or under the sink so look for storage spaces with drawers or cabinets.

Find the right place for them

As with any other tool, you’ll want to find a place for your power tools that is out of the way and safe. Ideally, this should be in an area where there’s not much foot traffic like a garden building. This will help prevent accidents.

For power tools, you’ll want to invest in a good workbench. These are typically made out of wood and have plenty of space for all your power tools. The space should be at least 1 meter deep and 3 meters wide. A bench like this will also come with a number of cabinets, drawers, and shelves for storage.

If you’re looking for smaller storage options, consider using rolling cabinets or shelves that can fit on top of any workbench or countertop. These are the perfect size for smaller hand tools such as screwdrivers, hammers, clamps, etc.

-If you have a lot of power tools, find a site that can accommodate heavy equipment.

-If you have a lot of hand tools, find a site that has drawers or cabinets that are labelled “Tools.”

With these tips in mind, you will be on your way to the perfect tool storage solution for your home or office.


When it comes to finding a place to store your power tools and hand tools, it becomes a tough decision when you have everything from drills, saws, and wrenches to hammers and screwdrivers. To make this decision easier, these tips will help you decide where to put your tools: