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  1. The Best Makita Tools You Must Have in 2024!

    At Total Tools, we believe in providing craftsmen and DIY enthusiasts with the finest tools to empower their projects. As we step into 2024, the demand for top-quality tools continues to rise, and Makita stands out as a brand synonymous with excellence. In this blog post, we'll guide you through the best Makita tools you simply must have in 2024, showcasing not only the top Makita tools but also the best deals on Makita tools, including multi-tools and LXT series essentials.

    1. Makita 18V LXT Hammer Drill (DHP458Z)


  2. 2024's Best Milwaukee Tools: A New Year, A New Toolkit!

    If you're a tradesperson, contractor, or a DIY enthusiast, you know the value of having reliable, high-quality tools at your disposal. As we step into 2024, it's the perfect time to upgrade your toolkit and embrace innovation, durability, and performance. In this article, we'll take a close look at the best Milwaukee tools for the new year, helping you start 2024 on the right foot.

    Milwaukee Tools has long been a trusted name in the tool industry, known for their commitment to producing tools that are not only powerful but also designed with the user in mind. With the vast array of Milwaukee tools available, choosing the best ones for your specific needs can be a daunting task. That's where we come in. We've scoured the market, analyzed user feedback, and considered expert opinions to present to you the top Milwaukee tools for 2024.

  3. Total Tools App – New and Exciting Features

    The Total Tools app just got a whole lot better. We've now introduced new and exciting features to make it easier for you to earn Insider Rewards points. You can now scan your unique Insider Rewards Membership barcode through the Total Tools app when making a purchase in store. This will easily link the transaction to your account.

    Here’s how to do it:

    1. Log into your Insider Rewards account through the Total Tools app before heading to the checkout.
    2. Once at the checkout, present your membership barcode to the team to scan so you don't miss out on any Insider Points on that purchase*.

    We know your time is precious, so we want to make it easier for you to shop the Total Tools. Downloading the Total Tools app will:

    • Save you time at the checkout.
    • It’s quick and easy to use.
    • Allows you to earn Insider Points on every purchase*
  4. Top 10 Must-Have Tools for DIY Enthusiasts

    Do you find joy in crafting, building, and fixing things with your own two hands? Are you a DIY enthusiast who believes that a well-equipped toolkit is the key to turning your creative ideas into reality? If so, Total Tools is the right place to be!

    In the world of do-it-yourself (DIY) projects, the tools you use can make all the difference between a job well done and a frustrating experience. Whether you're an aspiring DIYer or a seasoned pro, having the best tools at your disposal is essential for success.

    In this comprehensive blog, we'll be your guide into the exciting realm of DIY, unveiling the top 10 must-have tools that every enthusiast should include in their toolkit. From the basics that form the foundation of your DIY journey to the advanced tools that allow you to take your projects to new heights, we'll cover it all.

    1. Drills

    Why You


    With COVID-19 pretty much in the rear-view mirror, the last year has seen big changes in the market. Tradies look to have been as busy as ever and hopefully this trend continues for the upcoming year.

    Processing your tax return during the June period doesn't have to be an arduous or costly task, particularly for tradies who can take advantage of some useful tax deductions on their tools. To assist you with this task and ease the burden of tax processing, we've compiled a list of expert tips that will help you maximize your return and gain a better understanding of the entire process.

    New changes have only recently been announced with the government's release of the new Federal Budget and this will see some significant changes to the instant asset write-off scheme on June 30th. So be sure to get in your purchases before the end of the financial year to take advantage of the current instant asset write-off deductions available to tradies. It’s important to note

  6. Top 10 Game-Changing Innovations in Tools

    Top 10 Game-Changing Innovations in Tools

    Tools are an essential part of any job, whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or a professional tradesperson. Over the years, there have been countless innovations in tool technology, making jobs easier, safer, and more efficient. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the top 10 game-changing innovations in tools.


    The SawStop technology has transformed one of the most dangerous tools in the workshop into one of the safest. With its ability to detect when a saw blade comes into contact with human flesh and immediately stop the blade, it has prevented countless injuries and amputations.

    Check out the SawStop range at Total Tools.


    DeWalt Power Stack 


  7. Construction Set Out: Australian Builders’ New Best Friend

    Construction Set Out: Australian Builders’ New Best Friend

    Construction Set Out: Australian Builders’ New Best Friend

    Introducing Construction Set Out 

    Have you ever tasked your skilled tradesmen with hours of set out, painstakingly using a string line and tape measures? Or forked out hundreds in labour costs, only to discover your work was out by a few critical millimetres? Suffered extra project time re-doing your work, or trying to organise a surveyor to come to site?

    Book a demo HERE

    You are not alone.

    An estimated 90% of construction sites Australia-wide are still using string lines and a tape measure for set out. This leads to measurement mistakes, which leads to project delays and an increase in project costs to fix these mistakes. Surely there’s an easier way. That’s why Total Tools is offering a hassle-free, easy, construction set out solution for builders across the country.

    This construction set out technology takes a building plan and positions it to your real-life job site, saving on labour costs and time. If your project makes use of a crane or is a large commercial build, you need digital construction set out! With the ability to stake all manner of points and lines, see your position relative to the design and check your work

  8. Combat COVID-19 with Hot Water High Pressure Washers

    Combat COVID-19 with Hot Water High Pressure Washers

  9. COVID-19 Customer FAQ’s

    COVID-19 Customer FAQ’s

  10. An important message from our CEO – Paul Dumbrell

    An important message from our CEO – Paul Dumbrell