Do you do your own home repairs (to the best of your ability), or do you "hire out" repair jobs?

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Do you do your own home repairs (to the best of your ability), or do you "hire out" repair jobs?

Bignuf Bignuf
What level of "home repair" skills exist in this wide ranging group?

I will do simple wiring, plumbing, and even sheet rock/painting. I will not do any major wiring and never go up on the roof. How about you?
06/08/2013
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libbyv libbyv
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
What level of "home repair" skills exist in this wide ranging group?

I will do simple wiring, plumbing, and even sheet rock/painting. I will not do any major wiring and never go up on the roof. How about you?
hubby does most of them
06/08/2013
PeaceToTheMiddleEast PeaceToTheMiddleEast
If it is something that I can easily fix on my own I will do it but if not I will call maintenance where I live. They are good about getting to me as soon as I put in a complaint.
06/08/2013
bratcat bratcat
i consider myself to be a "handy man," and enjoy doing small fixes around the house (or my partners house) when i can! if it's a big deal i cant figure out how to do on my own then professional help would be nice, but i have yet to run into a job i couldnt finish.
06/09/2013
MsDrProfKitty MsDrProfKitty
I definitely try to fix it myself unless it's electrical. Fortunately if it's anything important that has to do with my apartment I can just harass my landlord until she sends someone over :p
06/09/2013
*Camoprincess* *Camoprincess*
My dad does it all since he knows how to do it
06/09/2013
Pete's Princess Pete's Princess
I do as many repairs as I can. I can't afford to hire out unless it is an emergency,
06/09/2013
TJax TJax
I can fix most anything but I tend to stay away from wiring and let the pros take over. I can certainly fix things better than the previous owners of my home, sheesh.
06/09/2013
Chelynn67 Chelynn67
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
What level of "home repair" skills exist in this wide ranging group?

I will do simple wiring, plumbing, and even sheet rock/painting. I will not do any major wiring and never go up on the roof. How about you?
I know a little since I try to do most of it
06/09/2013
gsfanatic gsfanatic
I do a lot of assorted work, it's handy and saves a lot of money. For major work, I definitely go with contractors I know and trust
06/09/2013
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