Why pay a stranger to perform work you can do yourself? Stop waiting for someone else to get to work on those home repairs, and start doing them. Yes, you can do them. Not only will you save money by doing the work yourself, but you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment in being able to say, “Hey, I did that!” Check out our round-up of DIY home repairs. Grab your ‘to do’ list and start crossing things off – Fix it yourself in as little as a weekend.
Fix a shaky ceiling fan – There are few things more annoying than the sound of a shaky fan. Get back your sanity and learn how to repair this problem yourself.
Fix a sagging mattress – Does your mattress show signs of aging? Is it dipping or sagging and difficult to sleep in? Here is how you can fix a sagging mattress and get a good night’s sleep again.
Unclog a drain – No need to pour hazardous chemicals down the drain to unclog it. Check out these ways to unclog a drain without chemicals.
Unclog a showerhead – Have you noticed a sudden change in your water pressure at home? The culprit may be a clogged showerhead. Here’s an easy way to fix it yourself without chemicals.
Insulate doors and windows – Insulate windows, doors, floors, and ceilings, and save roughly 10% on your annual energy bill. Learn more.
Remove watermarks from wood – All is takes is one beverage glass to ruin the look of your wood furniture. Unless you know how to remove watermarks from wood. Learn how to fix it yourself and reclaim your beautiful furniture.
Get wax out of carpet – Wax cannot be rubbed or blotted out of carpet. But there is a simple trick to getting it out. Check out this DIY home repair tip and learn how to get wax out of carpet.
Patch torn wallpaper – Damaged wallpaper is an eyesore that ruins the look of an entire room. Learn how to patch wallpaper in no time flat.
Patch damaged carpet – Repair ripped, torn, or burnt carpet. Follow these simple steps and the patch won’t be visible at all.
Patch vinyl flooring -Vinyl flooring can become damaged when moving furniture, or stained by beverage spills. When buying new isn’t an option, rest assured that this is a DIY home repair that will lend beautiful results. Learn how to patch vinyl flooring.
Repair wood shutters – Beaten down shutters can make the exterior of your home look unkept. By learning how to repair them yourself, you’ll save a bundle and improve the look of your home. Here’s how.
Refinish a concrete path or driveway – YES!!!! This is a home repair you can do yourself. It may sound intimidating, but it is not that difficult with the right products in hand. Learn how to refinish a concrete path or driveway for under $50 in as little as a day.
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