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How to Use a Power Drill

Hanging pictures, removing paint, installing shelves – a power drill is a necessary tool everyone needs in their toolbox. Whether you want to drive screws, drill holes or remove paint, learn what a power drill is and how to use one in this video from Mr. Handyman:

What Is a Power Drill Used For?

You’re probably familiar with the common uses of a power drill, such as driving screws or drilling holes into different materials. But there are also many other great uses for power drills, such as:

  • Using a cup brush with wire bristles to remove loose paint
  • Using a scrubber attachment to clean grout
  • Using a foam head attachment and special abrasives to polish foggy headlights
  • Using a drywall bit to countersink drywall screws to the perfect depth
  • And more!

Your Local Handyman Experts

A power drill is an inexpensive and valuable tool to have around the household. But when it comes time to use a power drill to build a deck or an entertainment center, maybe you should consult the experts. For home repair, installation or maintenance projects give Mr. Handyman a call at (877) 685-1377 or request service online.


Mr. Handyman is a Neighborly Company. Handyman repair services are one of the many home maintenance solutions available to you through Neighborly. At Neighborly, we are committed to being there for all your home service needs.