Doing some DIY on your home? That’s great! However, make sure you’re well informed before you pick up that hammer.
Start by investing in a few good tools like a noncontact voltage tester, a beater chisel, and a tarp.
Then get into the habit of planning ahead! Always heck the weather and get extra supplies.
Finally, don’t make more work for yourself later! For example Family Handyman said, “No matter how small your drywall job, take the time to carefully confine the dust. While the actual sanding might only take you about 10 minutes, cleaning the fine layer of dust from everything in sight will take you the rest of the afternoon.”
DIY Home Improvement Rules
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