10 Best Tools for Plumbers

Discover the 10 best rated power tools, hand tools and accessories for plumbers as rated by 1,000's of trades on Tool Talk. Whether you're an apprentice starting out or a plumber with years of experience, these top-rated tools should give you everything you need to become a master of the trade.

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Monument 15mm & 22mm Pipe Benders

Monument 1215K-XV 15mm and the 1222G-XXII 22mm single sized pipe benders. Designed and manufactured in Britain, the 15mm version is small enough to fit in a toolbag. Lightweight and bending in the same plane as the bend itself, they have integral nylon guides and are easy to use.

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Bahco ADJUST3 80 Series Adjustable Wrench Set

A set of 3 Bahco adjustable wrenches with phosphated finish in Model Numbers 8070, 8071 and 8072. Invented by Bahco in 1892, their quality is second to none. With no movement in jaws after selecting correct size. Exceeding ISO specifications the wrenches withstand high torque loads and the heat treated Swedish ' V' steel jaws give long life. The wrench head combines slimness for accessibility with strength for performance. Precision hardened and anti-corrosion treated.

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DeWalt Multi Tool

Multi-function tools use an oscillating action to carry out a large variety of smaller scale, detailed functions including routing, sawing, sanding, scraping, cutting etc. The materials the various accessories can be used on include copper pipes, plastic, dry walls, wood, stone, paint, grout removal, tile adhesive, window putty, caulking etc.

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Monument Autocut Copper Pipe Cutter

The Monument Autocut Pipe Cutter has an aluminium body. Its compact size means that it is ideal for work in confined spaces. The cutter cuts in one direction to ensure a perfect cutting edge that helps prevent leaks and uneven joints.

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Rothenberger Super Fire 2 Tourch

Concentrated, high heat, anti flare, adjustable flame.Turbine flame pattern. Instant Piezo ignition. Can be used at any angle.

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Makita DMR104W DAB Digital Radio

Portable DAB radio designed for on-site use and great sounding music. Compatible with MP3 players or smartphones via the aux input. Rubber bumpers for protection during use and transportation. DAB signal provides a wide selection of radio stations.

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Monument 15mm & 22mm Pipe Benders

Single sized pipe bender for 15mm & 22mm copper pipe. Small, lightweight and incredibly easy to use. Rated 5* on Tool Talk.

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Monument OMAT® Soldering Matt

The Monument OMAT® Soldering Mat is a patented cut out mat for soldering copper pipes from 15-22mm in diameter. It reduces the risk of fire, and its unique shape with overlap gives a tight and secure fit. Unlike conventional soldering mats the OMAT® wraps around the pipe offering complete protection to the surrounding surfaces.

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Big Wipes Heavy-Duty

Dual-sided for the toughest jobs, when you really need to cut through the dirt. Ideal for heavy duty use on the toughest stains and dried-on dirt, our industrial strength dual sided 'scrub & clean' Heavy-Duty 4x4 wipes offer the fastest deepest clean ever. Containing no fewer than four powerful cleaning agents and four dermatologically tested skin conditioners, Big Wipes 4x4 cleansing wipes are even tougher on grime and even kinder to your hands.

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Monument 2036T Olive Puller 15/22mm

The Monument 2036T Olive Puller is ideal for removing olives from copper piping without damaging the attached pipe. Suitable for 15mm and 22mm copper pipe. Made in Britain.

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Makita 18V LXT Impact Driver DTD152Z

The Makita DTD152Z is a cordless Impact Driver powered by an 18V Li-ion battery. Ideal for applications such as tightening of self-drilling screws or light duty machine screws.

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Wiha LiftUp 26one® magazine bit holder
New review by Limegreen
1 week ago

Great tool with most of common blades in compact handle, really smart. Deals with most jobs with just one tool. Hard wearing Wiha handle is good to grip and click up action of handle is awesome.

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Wiha Professional Diagonal Cutters
New review by K Anscombe Builder
2 weeks ago

Good strong cutter’s keep a good cutting edge and stay tight .found the handles a bit narrow for my big hands, managed to cut 6mm and 10mm t&e with some pressure

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Wiha Single-Pole Non-Contact Volt Detector 90 - 1000 V AC
New review by DKMProperty
3 months ago

As always for Wiha this is a very well built and sturdy tool. Disappointed it doesn’t have auto shut off and a sounder. Also I noted that sometimes it appears too sensitive and lights up about 4” from the wire and other times it seems to struggle a little. It will always light up when very near a live wire so it’s not a safety issue it’s just I had a cheaper one that could detect a live wire through a plastic switch and this can’t. I do like this tool and will continue to use it day to day but I will likely replace it with a Fluke when I inevitably lose it or the apprentice borrows it and doesn’t put it back.

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Wiha Professional Needle Nose Pliers
New review by Aes Electrical
4 months ago

A absolute must have if you are wiring through conduit systems on your own! They make life a lot easier if you’re fat fingered. Only down side is the price you pay for them but anything that has vde on goes up 40% so it’s expected.