If you’re planning to spruce up your home with your time off then you’re not alone. Royal Mail Group has found that April to August are the most popular months for DIY purchases, while April and May are the busiest shopping months for gardeners.
Yes, DIY mistakes can prove costly but so can getting a professional in to do a simple job when you could do it yourself.
So here are 10 ways to keep the cost of DIY down this Easter.
1 Know your limits
There are lots of online guides and videos to help householders do it themselves and save money on tradespeople.
But it is important not to attempt work you aren’t qualified to do. NICEIC, which represents around 28,000 electricians, has warned that people who don’t understand electrics risk causing