The 6 Best Electrician's Hammers
This wiki has been updated 16 times since it was first published in February of 2017. Electrician's hammers may look like their conventional carpenter counterparts, but they have a few key differences that make them particularly suited to the job. From their longer noses to their straight claws to their well-insulated handles that protect against electrical shocks, any of these options will help you get your work done quicker, safer and more efficiently. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.
April 08, 2019:
We took care to include only hammers with an insulated grip to provide the safety that electricians need with working with metal around possibly live wires.
The Klein Tools 807-18 took the top spot for its extra long and narrow nose that fits into the tight spaces electricians need to navigate, while also being weighted specifically with their needs in mind. The Greenlee 0156-11 is also rated high for it's electrician friendly design features and it offers a very ergonomic handle.