How to Be A Handier Mom Around the House
Even though being a mom is a full time job and parenting is tough, that doesn’t mean you can’t take on some DIY projects while you do it and make yourself into the ultimate DIY mom!
Making yourself handier around the house saves money on repairs, gives you usable life skills and also gives you pride and accomplishment too.
Here are some great tips on how any parenting mom can make herself handier around the house.
Start with smaller repairs
If you’re new to DIY projects, start with small repairs like fixing a leak or replacing a light switch. These small repairs will help build your confidence and let you start taking on some bigger projects.
Invest in some tools
To get started on DIY projects, invest in some tools like a hammer, screwdrivers, a saw and a measuring tape. These tools will come in handy for most repairs around the house and plenty of projects along the way.
Learn from online sites
The internet is full of resources for DIY projects. Watch tutorials on YouTube, read blogs, and check out some project channels on TV too, you can see all sorts of awesome projects on there.
Many home improvement stores offer workshops and classes on DIY projects, you can use these to get hands on experience from Joinery to electrics and more.
Ask for help
Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it. Ask a friend or family member who is handy around the house to show you how to do something that you aren’t confident with, or to guide you through it and teach you.
Always prioritize safety when doing DIY projects. Wear protective gear like gloves and if you’re doing something with a lot of debris, wear steel boots and maybe even glasses.
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes
Making mistakes is a natural part of learning new skills. Every builder or DIY master has made hundreds of mistakes in the past which has led them to being the master they are at it now. Practice makes perfect!
If you follow these tips, any mom can make herself handier around the house and take on some awesome DIY projects confidently. Not only does it save money on repairs, but it can give you a house proud feeling and pride knowing you can personally take care of your home.
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