Once you have all of the preliminary darkroom equipment, you may find yourself wanting or needing various other accessories. You won't be able to get by without some of these items, while others may just make things easier for you. You will need things such as chemicals, tanks, reels, timers, thermometers, trays and photographic paper. Some helpful items include aprons, gloves, focusing aids, analyzers and exposure meters, markers, pens, brushes, cleaners, squeegees, sponges, siphons, stirring devices, scissors, trimmers, measuring cups, bottle openers and slide trays. These items may seem small or unimportant, but they may be of great use to you. An apron may save you from ruining your clothes if you happen to spill anything and a pair of gloves can do the same for your skin. As you use your darkroom more you will quickly find out what accessories can be helpful to you. Darkroom accessories come in various sizes, shapes, styles and materials. They can range in price from just a few dollars to about $100.