Gifts for Someone Renovating Their House:
21 House Renovation Gifts
However, there are many gifts that one can give to someone who is renovating their home that will make the project go more smoothly.
With so many options available for every price point, you don’t need to break the bank in order to provide meaningful support for your loved one’s remodelling plans!
From top of the range power tools to innovative gadgets, we have collated a list of fantastic home improvement gift ideas that would be great for someone who is renovating their house.
Check out our pick of the best gifts for someone renovating their house below.
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Collins Complete DIY Manual
This updated version includes information on electricity, plumbing and more! From minor maintenance to designing their dream home, this book has everything a DIYer will need to finish the job.
This updated version has a huge library of photographs and illustrations, as well as easy-to-follow guides to take them through each task step-by-step.
Renovate Decorate Reinvigorate Book
With handy tips, checklists and space to record all their ideas, this book will help someone to plan rooms layouts, consider design styles, plan budgets and keep track of costs.
This handy book would make an excellent gift for someone who is embarking on a renovation journey and needs a little support to guide them through it.
Google Nest Learning Thermostat
The intuitive software learns how the user likes their home’s temperature to be and sets up a customised schedule to meet their needs.
Not only can it help save as much as 12% on the user’s heating bills in just two years (based on independent US studies), but its user-friendly interface means anyone can use it to set their temperature preferences with ease.
Google Nest Protect Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm
With an industrial-grade sensor that lasts up to 10 years, the Nest Protect will send alerts directly to the user’s phone to let them know if something is wrong at home.
The Google Nest Protect checks itself over 400 times a day, so the user can sit back and relax knowing that it is keeping them and their family safe.
Ring Video Doorbell
It’ll allow the lucky recipient to see, hear, and speak with anyone on their doorstep through the free Ring app from anywhere in the world! What’s more, with Ring’s all-new 1080p HD video that offers nighttime visibility and a field of view covering 180-degrees, there will be no hiding from view.
Powered by the built-in rechargeable battery or via existing doorbell wires for constant power, the sleek doorbell can be fitted quickly and easily with the supplied installation tools.
Philips Hue Starter Kit
Equipped with three LED smart bulbs, two Hue Buttons and one Hue Bridge, the Philips Hue Starter Kit will instantly bring their home into the 21st century, and lets them experiment with different colours, patterns and moods to create an atmosphere that’s perfect for any time of day!
With a full range of features such as synchronising their lights with movies, music and games, the Philips Hue Starter Kit is so much more than a light switch.
Ultimate Cleaning Hamper
Give a renovator a helping hand in keeping their house looking clean and fresh by treating them to this fantastic hamper of cleaning products!
It comes with a selection of essential cleaning products to help them spruce up their newly-renovated abode, including rubber gloves, microfibre cloths, air fresheners, tea lights, and a scourer.
Handy Picture Hanging Tool Kit
This ingenious gadget holds frames firmly in place and features a handy measuring button that marks precisely where a nail or screw needs to be placed in the wall.
Perfect for beginner and veteran DIYers alike, it eliminates all the guesswork and mistakes to provide perfectly hung photos and artwork every time.
The Little Box of Chalk Furniture Paint
Whether they’re looking to add some chalky paint to an old dresser or liven up their dining room suite with just the right amount of shabby-chic appeal, this kit is up for the task.
It comes with two colours of paint, clear finishing wax, metallic gold paint, a paint brush and a wax application cloth.
Bosch Professional Spirit Level
The magnet fastening on the side means it can be conveniently attached to metal surfaces, making it extremely easy to use even on the most fiddly tasks. It’s also slim and compact for convenient storage while being large enough to be easy to read from any working position.
Whether used by a DIY novice or a professional tradesperson, this spirit level will always be up for the job and would be a brilliant gift for anyone tackling a home renovation project.
Stanley 30-Piece Tool Kit
Whether the lucky recipient is a novice or an experienced DIYer, the kit comes with everything they’ll need to tackle DIY jobs around the home.
Not only will the tools prove invaluable time and time again, but the handy storage bag will help keep things neat and tidy whilst not in use.
6-in-1 DIY Combi Tool
Whichever way it’s turned, there’s a tool that will make the lucky recipient’s tasks that much easier, including a ballpoint pen end, a ruler, a spirit level, a stylus, and both a flathead and Phillips screwdriver.
If you know someone who is renovating their house, treat them to this handy tool, and they’ll wonder how they ever coped without one!
Bosch Cable Finder
Luckily, the Bosch Cable Finder Trouvo makes it easy to locate live cables, so the DIYer in your life can drill into a wall with the confidence of knowing they won’t get electrocuted! The device is able to detect live wires up to depths of 50mm and lets of a warning signal if it detects anything.
Get this nifty gadget for someone who is in the midst of renovating their home and they’ll be forever grateful.
Stanley Laser Distance Measurer
This handy gadget is able to measure up to 15m in distance with an accuracy of plus or minus 3mm @ 10m. With a multitude of convenient and time-saving features, with the Stanley TLM to hand, users will be ready for anything their project throws at them.
Not just limited to measuring distances, it can also be used to quickly calculate the area and volume for residential, commercial design and construction projects.
Keter Folding Work Table
Guaranteed to withstand the abuse that comes from even the toughest home renovations, it features strong legs to provide a stable platform for tasks like sawing or routing.
Thanks to its simple foldable design, it can be deployed or stored away in 30-seconds or less, and it’s capable of supporting a frankly ridiculous 453kg!
DEWALT Random Orbit Sander
Forget the elbow grease that comes from manual sanding; this random orbital sander is an all-around workhorse that’s perfect for finishing projects quickly and efficiently with less arm fatigue.
What’s more, thanks to its ergonomically shaped handles and rubber over-mould grip, it’ll be a joy to use throughout their entire house renovation.
Bosch Professional 43-Piece Screwdriver Bit Set
Each of the bits is made from special S2-modified steel that follows an optimised heat-treatment process for above-average hardness and increased durability.
The bits also feature a ‘conical torsion zone’ to handle peak torque outputs during use, something which absorbs force and vibrations for increased comfort and performance. Oh, and if that’s too scientific, we’ll just sell you on the fact that they’re colour-coded too for quicker identification!
Bosch 34-Piece Drill Bit Set
Perfect for more than just timber, it can also handle a variety of materials like metal and masonry thanks to the fifteen supplied drill bits that come in a variety of sizes.
What’s more, the pack also comes loaded with thirteen different screwdriver bits, three socket wrenches, a countersink bit, and a universal magnetic bit holder for maximum versatility.
Universal Socket Wrench Set
Made from durable chrome-vanadium steel, it features an auto-adjusting ratchet that automatically adjusts to the size needed, meaning there’s no fuss or time lost trying to find the right tool for the job.
This 3-in-1 wrench is designed for versatility and would make an excellent gift for anyone from a DIYer to a professional tradesperson.
15″ Multi-Function Demolition Tool
Tiles, wood, drywall, glass, plaster, nails – this hardwearing tool can handle it all.
It’s like a hammer, pry bar and nail puller all rolled into one and would make an excellent gift for anyone embarking on a home renovation project.
Rechargeable LED Work Light
Powered by a 5000mAh battery, the rotatable work light is super-bright and lightweight and is perfect for illuminating everything from the tight cupboard under the stairs to entire rooms.
It’s capable of up to 8-hours of runtime on a single charge, and even features a handy USB port that can be used as an emergency power source for the user’s mobile phone.