Every home has a few DIY repair and maintenance jobs that need attention – whether you’re renovating a house or not – and even though many are very straightforward to fix, we often put them off and tolerate the inconvenience for far too long… Not tending to the most common home fixes can not only be a pain for anyone in your house but, left too long and some issues could end up being detrimental to your home’s overall health and therefore, value.
What should I fix in my house first?
Of course, sometimes we don’t have the luxury of putting off the work, as when a plumbing emergency strikes it needs immediate attention. So it pays to know how to stop a disaster in its tracks before it causes too much damage. Otherwise, it’s worth starting with anything that you notice on a daily basis and that is probably impacting your day to day more than you think… And, that could end up costing you lots of cash if you leave it too long. Whether it’s a loose floorboard, blocked shower drain or flickering light, we’re going to help you fix it, fast and without having to fork out on a plumber, electrician or high-in-demand neighbour…
From silencing creaks to repairing failed fixings, these jobs will take next to no time to complete.
You can do a substantial amount of fixing and mending with just a few tools:
1. Secure a loose floorboard
Over time the flexing of floorboards can loosen nails, so try driving them in deeper with a…