When it comes to decorating, some feel as confident and skilled as famed interior decorator Martyn Lawrence Bullard. But when it comes to basic home savviness many are just as plain clueless as Cher. In a time where 45% of recent college graduates are living with their family, it’s easy to be lazy about learning basic home skills. Plus, with handy connections to local service companies and contractors, it’s easier than ever to outsource everyday jobs and sit back and relax.
But when it’s 2 a.m. and you just want your toilet to properly run – it’s tons more convenient to be just the right handy (wo)man for the job. Basic home savviness will save you time, money and a little home maintenance heartache. It’s important to learn these techniques and spots to check on in case of emergencies. One wrong yank could bring the roof down, so the more tips and tricks you know – the safer you and your home.
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