12 Tips to Avoid DIY Repair Disasters – Maryalene LaPonsie

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Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Living on the Cheap. The idea of saving hundreds, or maybe even thousands, of dollars when making home repairs is enticing. Surely you can repair those cracks in the wall, caulk around the bathtub, install a new toilet or change a light fixture. Maybe you can handle all these do-it-yourself projects — but, then again, maybe you can’t.

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