Save or spend: SaveProfessional-grade drills are designed to be used and abused. They're heavier than consumer models, with larger motors and bigger batteries.
Unless you're planning to drywall your house, you needn't pay for that speed or power. Tom Silva,contractor on PBS' "This Old House," says that a $50 cordless drill with a three-eighths-inch chuck can handle most home jobs.
For a third of the price of a similar DeWalt, this powerful Craftsman comes with a built-in work light and levels.