If you've had your heart set on a Makita cordless drill, but haven't yet made the plunge - you're in luck. Wickes has an unbelievable deal on the Makita G-series combi drill, and right now you can save 21% - but be quick, this deal expires tomorrow at midnight.
A cordless combi drill is an essential is any homeowner's toolkit to allow you to take on various DIY tasks with ease.
What makes this bargain even sweeter is that it comes with a very handy 74-piece accessory set, which includes screwdriver and drill bits, and a selection of sockets for removing nuts.
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Save £28 on the Makita Cordless Drill
Makita HP457DWE10 Cordless G-Series Combi Drill | WAS £138, NOW £110
The Makita HP457DWE10 G-series 18V cordless combi drill is a versatile model that is lightweight and easy to use with an ergonomic grip that ensures comfortable operation.
It features 16 different torque settings (which means it's up to any task) and has keyless chuck which makes it easy to install bits.
It comes with a charger and two 1.5Ah G-series batteries, and is fully charged in 60-minutes.
The icing on the cake? The 74-piece accessory kit comes in a convenient carry case which makes it easy to transport and store.
Why Buy a Cordless Drill?
Cordless drills are an essential item in a homeowner's toolkit for those DIY tasks that don't necessarily need to be left to a professional (although if you are in any doubt about your capabilities, it is always best to consult a professional).
Cordless drills have many benefits:
- they offer great flexibility so you can use them anywhere without worrying about cables getting in the way or being too far from a socket
- they're easy to control due to using less power than corded drills, which is great for less experienced DIYers
- they're also compact and easy to store
Moreover, most modern cordless drills are kitted out with handy features such as variable speed settings (to suit the needs of various tasks and materials), and built-in lights which are handy for working in dimly-lit conditions.
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Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and is the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating, a role he has had since 2019. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms.
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