We live in a time when information is just a search and click of a button away which means that anyone, and I mean absolutely anyone, can equip themselves with insider tips and tricks to do amazing things like DIY home repairs.
I’m not trying to put anyone out of their job but I wanted to put together a list of DIY home repairs that can save you money and time because they’re so easy to do.
Common problems like changing a plug, fixing cracks and holes, painting and wood repairs no longer have to cause a dent in your pocket with this list of 13 DIY home repairs you can’t afford to miss out on.
10 Best DIY Home Repairs Tutorials Every Homeowner Needs
Fix A Leaky Faucet In Just 10 Minutes
Diy tutorial via prettyhandygirl
Save water, save expenses and save yourself the trouble of calling someone to your home to repair a leaky faucet by following this tutorial to the tee. You’ll be able to fix the problem inside 10 minutes, that’s a personal guarantee.
Fix A Sticky Sliding Glass Door
Sliding doors are great but they often end up getting sticky and jammed as time goes on. It’s an inevitability but that doesn’t mean you have to put up with it for the rest of your life.
All you need to do is brush down the grooves, clean it up and use the oil in this tutorial or a counterpart to fix this problem and prevent it from happening again.
Diy tutorial via uglyducklinghouse
How To Paint Your Bathtub And Restore It
After a long day at work, there’s no better way to de-stress than to enjoy a long and relaxing bath but nobody wants to get into a bathtub that looks like it’s been through world war 3. If you can’t get rid of stains and marks, perhaps try painting your bathtub using this tutorial.
Diy tutorial via addicted2decorating
How To Patch And Fix A Hollow Door Once And For All
If you have kids, then you more than likely already know that holes in doors and drawings on walls are unavoidable. Fixing up holes indoors no longer have to be a problem because now you have this awesome tutorial to follow.
Diy tutorial via lifeshouldcostless
Fix Those Unsightly Scratches On Wooden Furniture
In my home, our lounge sofa set has wooden arms and over time, we’ve noticed a ton of scratch marks on them just like the image above.
Thankfully, we tried our the DIY in this tutorial and it worked marvelously. This is a must-try!
Diy tutorial via diyncrafts
How To Install Or Replace Your Toilet
I’m the last person on the planet you should call to change anything but I have to admit, the steps in this tutorial are so well set out that even someone like me can get it right.
Diy tutorial via instructables
How To Install An Electrical Outlet Without Killing Yourself
I get it, you don’t want to get yourself electrocuted to death, neither do I.
But, if you’re already thinking about installing an electrical outlet and need an awesome tutorial to follow, you might want to try the one I’ve linked below.
Diy tutorial via ana-white
How To Fix And Mend A Damaged Sofa
Kids, pets, rowdy siblings or many visitors, chances are, your beautiful couch will suffer the same fate as the one above.
But, that’s no reason to fret or toss that couch with a ton of memories away. It can be refurbished and fixed up without you having to spend a ton of money.
Diy tutorial via homeguides.sfgate
Give Your Fireplace A Makeover With This Awesome Tutorial
I don’t know about you but I am absolutely blown away by the fireplace transformation in this picture and it’s even more impressive that you can do it by yourself.
You’ll need bricks, wooden trims, cement, and paint but if you follow the 3 part makeover tutorial from swingncocoa, you can most certainly transform your fireplace as well.
Diy tutorial via swingncocoa
How To Change An Outlet
Last, but certainly not least, you’re gonna need to learn how to change an electrical outlet because it is more than likely that a socket or two is going to blow in your lifetime.
You may need it urgently and if there’s nobody available to fix it, knowing how to will save you time, money and stress.
Diy tutorial via reusegrowenjoy