Sometimes when doing home improvements, you need a specific tool to complete a task.
That happened a lot when I was trying to finish my basement. I decided it would be best to avoid spending so much money on new tools at retail prices, and instead buy tools from pawn shops. I realized I could even sell the power tools back after the job was complete. A lot of people run into similar situations, creating high demand – and that’s a reason why pawn shops love buying tools. If you have tools you wish to sell, buy or pawn, go to a pawn shop. Here are a few tips on how to get top dollar for your tools.
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The condition of your tools is very important. Pawn shops want to buy tools that will last. They won’t spend time and money buying tools they need to fix before they can make a profit. There are certain brands that right off the bat pawn shops will swoon for. If these top brand tools are clean and have paperwork for them, you can can get a really good deal for them. Here is a table below to show you what the best brands in tools are.
Clean your tools
Presentation is key here. Pawn shops want to see that you’ve maintained your tools properly and that they will last a long time for their next owner. If you have and dirt or dust on your tools, wipe it down. Make them ready to sell.
Boxing & Paperwork
Boxing and paperwork completes the package of your tools. Pawn shops love the complete package because they’re easier to sell.