Whether you're working indoors, outdoors, doing DIY, or working on a car, discover the best tool box for your task with this simple guide.
A tool chest is more than just a place you can store your tools, it’s an imperative part of your arsenal no matter what level of proficiency. In other words, whether it’s home DIY, a professional car garage, or even large scale industrial building work, a decent tool chest is an absolute must.
With all this in mind though, you shouldn’t just buy any old box, you need the best tool chest and the best toolbox for your circumstances. You’ll want something that’s the right size, shape and design for your requirements; so if you find yourself wondering ‘which toolbox is the best for DIY?’ or indeed simply how to choose a toolbox, you’ve come to the right place.
Here at SGS Engineering we have an impressive range of chests, cabinets and boxes to cover all purposes and in this post we detail which of our range is best-suited to different industries and uses.
Why you need a tool chest
Before we go through some examples though, here’s a few reasons why a tool chest or toolbox is such an essential thing to have:
- Your tools are in a convenient location, ready for when you need them
- They’re also safely and securely stored away
- An organised tool chest can make your tasks quicker and more efficient
- Having tools in a box or chest keeps them protected and reduces the risk of damage
Need some new tools to fill out your shiny new tool chest? At SGS we have a large range of power tools, ideal for even the most advanced DIY tool box:
The right tool chest for you
So, whether working indoors, outdoors, at home or for commercial purposes, find out below which tool chest from the SGS range is the right choice for you.
If the 3 part version is a little large for your requirements, we also stock a smaller Mobile Rolling Suitcase Tool Box, made of the same heavy duty plastic. With carry handle and rear wheels, this box is ideal for someone who needs to be able to throw some tools in the back of a large car or van. Weighing just 11kg - you don't get much more convenient than this tool box. View Now
Something similar - We also stock a similar tool chest, with "up and over" style cabinet door (instead of the barn-door), which is ideal for more awkward shaped tool, that you always need within grabbing distances. This ever popular tool chest is great value and comes with the tool hooks, security locking top box and super smooth draws, with fitted draw liners. View More
Or go pro - If the mechanics tool cart isn't quite going to fit your mobile arsenal of tools, have a look at the Professional Heavy Duty Tool Cart & Parts Trolley. With more space, an 80kg load capacity, super smooth “US Ball Bearing Slider" drawers and sturdy locking lid, held by gas struts, this tool cart is for professionals and serious enthusiasts. View More
Your tool chest, your way - Maybe you don't need the Middle Section right away or you'd like just the Rollar Cabinet Base for now. A brand new, professional tool chest can be quite the upfront expense, however SGS sell all the components of this tool chest individually - you need only purchase the bits you require. This means as your storage requirements change, you can add to your cabinet as required. View Now
Fully modular - All the component parts are available to purchase individually, for a cost effective modular tool chest. Buy a 42" Roller Cabinet and add the 8 Drawer Tool Chest or a couple of Side Lockers separately for your individual requirements. We stock a number of different bundles so you always get the very best of value. View Now
Is bigger, better? If 75" of stainless steel workbench isn't enough of a statement piece, we also offer a colossal 96" Stainless Steel 24 Drawer Work Bench Tool Chest Cabinet version featuring the same high quality sliders and wooden worktop. The 6 large caster swivel wheels mean you can still move the giant chest around a workshop. The four corner wheels have heavy brake for securing everything in place. View Now
Whether you're looking for a highly portable tool cart or a heavy duty cabinet and chest set, we're bound to have some thing perfect for your requirements. We offer 10 years warranty on all our heavy duty tools chests, so whichever option you choose, you can be sure you're getting high quality tool storage, that will last for years to come. Search our full range today.
Ask the Experts
Not only do we design the tool boxes here at SGS, but most of our sales and customer service team own their own SGS tool chests and boxes, so if you do have any questions about our products, please get in touch via either the contact form here or give us a call on 01332 576 850. If you need help selecting exactly the right bundle or storage solution for your needs, ask our in-house experts today.