Do You Put Off Home Repairs? DIY without the fear!


When something in your home breaks down or something goes wrong what do you do? Do you call someone in to try and fix the problem, or do you try to fix it yourself? If you are a do-it-yourselfer, do you find that you put off home repairs due to lack of knowledge, time, or both?

For many home owners, lack of money or a lack of knowledge in finding a reliable repair service can be a big issue in whether repairs get done or not. People then often turn to DIY repairs but still feel lost. Even those who may feel a little more knowledgeable about repairs can sometimes feel overwhelmed.

Find tips, tricks, and more online!

Before I cancelled my satellite TV service I was addicted to all the home improvement shows. I used to love how they could take some really run-down room and just transform it into something beautiful!

Although I don’t have access to quite as many shows anymore, I can still check out how the pros do it by visiting sites like DIY Network, or HGTV. On these, and similar sites, I can look for pretty much any type of home improvement project I am looking to tackle. In many instances, you will find tips and tricks to help you with your own DIY projects, and even get useful advice from professionals.

Five Home Repairs You Should Really Know How To Do Yourself

As a bonus, here are 5 Home Repairs You Should Really Know How To Do Yourself, courtesy of The list includes: prepping a paint job, dealing with doors, applying caulk, repairing a faucet washer, and unplugging a clogged toilet.


So tell us….

What type of DIY projects have you attempted? Would having access to helpful resources right at your fingertips make you more likely to try a DIY project?



Jesica H

When she isn’t drowning in a pile of never-ending laundry or picking up Legos, Jesica is busy helping other parents make their lives a little less stressful with homemaking hacks, easy recipes, fun DIY projects, and more. On her successful blog, The Mommy Bunch, her Cricut crafting tutorials are the most popular articles and are what sparked her passion for helping others build a business of their own. Jesica started where you can find loads more craft tutorials and business advice. In her FREE Facebook group, Rock Your Craft Business, Jesica teaches other entrepreneurs how to take their craft business to the next level by building their brand, targeting the right customers, and utilizing smart social media strategies. Join us!

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5 thoughts on “Do You Put Off Home Repairs? DIY without the fear!

  • October 10, 2013 at 5:08 pm
    My hubby's a carpenter, so I try to get hime to do most repairs, but sometimes I just have to end up doing it myself as he is too tired to work when he gets home! Of course, the harder things I leave for him. Reply
  • October 13, 2013 at 9:30 pm
    I am so thankful that my husband is the ultimate do-it-yourselfer! He built our home and did an amazing job. He can pretty much do a little bit of everything. And I've learned that if I really want a project done, all I have to do is tell him that I'm going to try to do it myself, and it automatically becomes his #1 priority, lol. Reply
  • October 19, 2013 at 6:15 am
    Having access to information would definitely make me try more diy! Im always hesitant because I worry that I'll mess it up and then have to call in a professional! Reply
  • October 25, 2013 at 8:18 am
    My family is definitely not made up of DIYers. Recently we painted a few rooms in our house and my son in law researched and watched YouTube videos on how to do it properly! Reply
    • October 25, 2013 at 8:41 am
      Youtube is often a DIYers best friend, lol. :-) Reply

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