7 Steps on Learning How to Fix Things around the House on Your Own ...

I learned from my mother that being a girl doesn’t mean you can’t fix something on your own.

I watched her repair things around the house that most people would have called a repairman for.

She’s an amazing woman.

I have one advantage over her today;

I have access to the Internet.

This is a fantastic source of information.

With this in mind, here are 7 steps on learning how to fix #things around the house on your own.

7. Decide if You Can Fix It on Your Own

Decide if You Can Fix It on Your Own

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There are some things around the house that I never mess with and one of these is electrical work.

I’m not a licensed electrician and don’t feel like I could safely make repairs in this area.

Sometimes you have to know your limits and what you are capable of.

For example, if something requires heavy lifting and you have a bad back, then it would be better to hire the help needed and not risk injury to yourself.

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