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Home Repairs

Do 14 of the following:

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  • Know where your main electric switch is. Replace a fuse or reset the circuit breaker in an electric entrance switch box.
  • Waterproof a basement wall.
  • Repair or put in drapery or curtain rods. Hang draperies or curtains.
  • Build or fix a stair or porch handrail.
  • Repair furniture.
  • Repair window screen or screen door.
  • Repair sagging door or gate.
  • Repair a picture frame.
  • Clean a clogged drain or trap.
  • Repair or replace a sash cord.
  • Repair a leaky water faucet or valve.
  • Repair a break in a cement walk, drive, garage floor, or in an asphalt surface.
  • Repair a fence.
  • Recondition a garden tool.
  • Repair an electric cord, plug, or lamp socket.
  • Replace a broken pane of glass.
  • Mend china.
  • Paint or varnish a piece of furniture, door, or part of the trim on a house. Clean brush afterward.
  • Repair a leaky hose.
  • Caulk cracks or joints open to the weather.
  • Put in fixtures for storing equipment or tools.
  • Paint a wall or ceiling. Clean brush afterward.
  • Lay floor tile or repair a worn spot.
  • Solder.
  • Put new cords in a Venetian blind.
  • Build a workbench.
  • Repair a flushing mechanism in toilet.
  • Clean or replace a grass sprinkler water head.
  • Install insulation in attic, wall or crawl space.
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