Category Archives for Tools

Tools for any D.I.Y Job.

No matter how big or small your home project. Hot Pot Paint and Hardware will now be able to assist you with everything from your Paint & Hardware to your Tools and even the wallpaper.

Our new ever growing range of tools will be on hand to assist with any project. From hammers and saws to G-Clamps and masks. If we don’t stock it and you need it. Let us know and we will see if we can source it for you.


Tools for any Job

Inside our family store you can get assistance from the team, and we have projects being added to our web site all the time.

If you need a tool for the job, get in touch or come along to our Vereeniging store today. We look forward to helping you on your next project.

Build Your Own Pallet Table

Re-Purpose Wooden Pallets to Make Your Own Furniture

Weekend DIY Project with Wooden Pallets

Wood is getting expensive these days, but with so much just lying around and rotting somewhere, there are some great things that you can make for yourself in a weekend project or over a couple of days if you put your mind to it.

The two videos below demonstrate how you can make your own coffee table from old pallets that you can find lying around, never to be used again.

This will save you money and give you some self satisfaction on a job well done, plus you are doing your bit for recycling as well.

Let us know what you think and if you give it a go, be show to post some pictures of your results. Remember that we stock the nails, screws, tools and varnish here at Hot Pot Paint and Hardware if you need it!

Build Your Own Pallet Table

How to Build a Coffee Table out of Pallet Wood

Power Tools on Sale at Hot Pot

We introduced a new Ryobi Range of Power Tools back at the beginning of 2013 and its proven to be a popular choice so far with our customers. If you are looking to do a spot of D.I.Y and need some power help, then drop in store and check out the Ryobi range that we now stock.

From Impact Drills to Power Screw Drivers and Sanders, we have quite a large selection for you to choose from.

Ryobi Power Tools

Ryobi Tools at Hot Pot


If you like other brands, then why not tell us about them and why you love them so much 🙂 If we end up stocking your preferred brand at a later date, you may win a free power tool on us! So feel free to make your suggestions below. Please give details and remember to include your email to your post (not in the comment, just on the form) so we can get back to you if you are a lucky winner at a later date.

Tell us the brand name, specific tools you love and why you prefer that particular brand. Also give us a little note on why  you think we should stock them. Who knows, you may well have a power tool wing its way over to you as a thanks for the recommendation if we begin to stock that line.

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Tool for Bathroom Remodeling

Common Bathroom Remodeling Tools You May Need

Are you looking to start a bathroom remodeling project soon? If so, do you have all of the items that you will need? When it comes to bathroom remodeling or just about any other home improvement project, many individuals automatically think of the materials that will be used. If you are looking to replace your bathtub, of course, you will need a replacement bathtub, but how will you get that bathtub installed without tools? You can’t. That is why it is important to know what you tools you will need before starting your next bathroom remodeling project.

When it comes to tools, you will find that the tools used with all depend on the remodeling that is being done. For instance, if you are planning on remodeling your entire bathroom, you will likely need more tools than you would if you were just replacing your bathroom cabinets. Despite the fact that different bathroom remodeling projects often call for different tools, you will find that some tools can be used on just about all bathroom remodeling projects. It might be a good idea to keep these tools, which are listed below, on hand at all times.

One of the many tools that you will want to have on hand, when remodeling your bathroom, is a pair of pliers. Pliers are one of those tools that you may need to use on a regular basis, not just for a kitchen remodeling project. Therefore, there is a good chance that you already have a pair of pliers in your home or on your tool belt.

It is also advised that you have a tape measure on hand, when preparing to start your next bathroom remodeling project. Whether you are looking to install a new light fixture or tile your bathroom floor, a tape measure could come in handy. In addition to a tape measure, you may also want to make sure that you have a level. Using a level with a tape measure will not only help to ensure that your cabinets or wall hangings are centered, but that they are also level.

Another tool that you should always have on hand, when remodeling your bathroom, is a screwdriver. In fact, unless you have a multi-function screwdriver, you may even need to have to have more than one screwdriver on hand. Even better than a multi-function screwdriver is a screw gun. Screwdrivers are a great, yet simple way to help speed up your next bathroom remodeling project.

It is also advised that you have a ladder on hand, when remodeling your bathroom. Ladders are used to help reach high places. If you need to paint your bathroom ceiling or even replace your bathroom lights, you may need to use a ladder. In addition to a ladder, it may be a good idea to keep a small stepstool on hand. Stepstools are great for helping you reach high spaces that are high enough to need assistance, but not high enough to need a ladder. Stepstools are also nice because most tend to take up a relatively small amount of space.

In addition to all of the above mentioned tools, it is also important to place a focus on safety. If and when you go out to purchase new remodeling tools, it is advised that you also purchase some safety equipment, especially if you don’t already own some. Safety equipment includes, but is not limited to, work gloves, construction hats, face masks, and safety goggles.

Tools for Bathroom Remodeling

Tools for Bathroom Remodeling

The above mentioned remodeling tools and safety equipment pieces are just a few of the many items that you may need. For an accurate list of tools that may need to be used during your next bathroom remodeling project, you are advised to review the remodeling projects that you have scheduled, as well as their directions. Doing so is the best way to not only know what to expect, but also to know what tools you may need to go out and buy. Buy your tools at Hot Pot Paint and Hardware in Vereeniging today.

If you need bulk orders, or orders delivered to your door, please get in touch with us for more information. 016 428 5525

Webco Tools at Hot Pot Paint

We are pleased to offer you fantastic quality tools from Webco Tools, a great South African Company.

From saws to wheelbarrows, levels to spades, we have the range in stock. Take the wide range of pliers for example. From Tin Snip to Fencing and Mini Pliers, we have them available for you to browse and purchase in our Vereeniging Store.

Ask in store about the Webco Guarantee. You will not find better in South Africa and we have been impressed with their service, quality of products and the great feedback from our customers to date.

Be sure to check out the Webco Range of tools when you next pass by.
Webco Tools with the lifetime guarantee

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