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Tools for Repairing Leaks
What You May Need
These are some of the tools you may need for your home plumbing repair. All tools may not be needed for all repairs. Check the individual requirements of the faucet or toilet you are fixing and make sure you have the required tools.
Ball-Peen Hammer Adjustable Wrench Valve Seat Wrench Screwdrivers Cold Chisel
Ball peen hammer  Adjustable wrench  Valve seat wrench  Screwdrivers  Cold chisel
Tongue-and-Groove Pliers (Rib-Joint Pliers) Basin Wrench Putty Knife Pipe Cutter Allen Wrench
Tongue and groove pliers (rib joint pliers)  Basin wrench Putty knife Pipe cutter Allen wrench
Mini-Hacksaw Long-Nose Pliers Deep-Socket Wrench Faucet Handle Puller  
Mini hacksaw Long nose pliers Deep socket wrench Faucet handle puller  

Additional Tools or Supplies
  • Flashlight
  • Groove-Joint Pliers
  • Locking Pliers
  • Masking or Duct Tape
  • Needle-Nose Pliers
  • Non-Metal Scour Pad
  • Penetrating Oil
  • Rags
  • Sponge
  • Utility Knife
  • Vinegar