Drill machines are used for a wide variety of DIY projects. However, if you have never bought a drill machine before, then choosing one for home use would be quite difficult for you. Here are some useful tips using which you can acquire the best quality of portable drill machines: -


To ensure that the drill machine which you buy offers a satisfactory quality of service over a long spa of time, you need to check the handle style of the device. Drill machines that come with a T-handle are best suited for usage since they cause minimal wrist fatigue. The right-angled handle version is best suited for use in homes that have space related issues. This type of drill machine is best suited for use in such areas.

Opt for models with multiple chucks

A chuck is the attachment which forms a part of the drill machine and is widely used for drilling holes. Usually chucks with the size of 3/8 inched size chuck is ideal for drilling at home. You can also consider opting for keyless chucks while looking for the cheapest drill machine online. It is wise to opt for keyless chucks which could either be manually tightened and loosened instead of keyed chucks which can be tightened or loosened using a key. It is significantly easier to loosen and tighten the chucks without the use of a key.

Decide whether to go for a cordless or corded drill machine

Cordless drill machines which come with nickel cadmium battery take little time for charging. But you can also consider acquiring a second battery to ensure that you have ample power for perform drilling. Though a corded drill machine is best suited for such purpose, it operates on electricity and therefore can be used for masonry drilling. The presence of an extension board is also vital to reach out to places that lack a plug point or power supply source.

Check the machine drill

To ensure that the drill machine you buy offers satisfactory quality of service over a long-time span, check the drill head’s size, base plate, drilling depth, drilling power and capacity. Also, make it a point to check whether the drill head may be adjusted in order to position it on the workplace.

Opt for models that come with a variable speed
Single-speed drills are not ideal for drilling purpose. If you need a drill for use on different surfaces, opt for a model which comes with the feature of variable speed control. Therefore, you can match the drill’s speed to the material which is being worked upon. The performance of a drill to a great extent depends on its speed, which is normally measured in RPM (revolutions per minute). You can browse through online stores to look for new models available as a part of Bosch power tools category. The drill machines that come with the ‘fast stop’ feature stop will stop within seconds when the trigger is released thereby superb accuracy.

Author's Bio: 

The author is a tech blogger with avid interest in top brand machinery such as Bosch drill machines. He has written many reviews on Bosch power tools in well-known publications in the past.