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10 Home Repair Hacks You Wish You Knew Before Hiring a Contractor

We live in the age of DIY. There’s a series of how-to videos on the Internet for nearly everything. So, when it comes to repairs, a lot of homeowners think they can tackle it themselves. These are some of the home repairs I think most people can handle on their own. That said, if you aren’t sure of your abilities: bring in a pro. The only thing more expensive than bringing in an expert is bringing in an expert to fix amateur mistakes. Don’t forget to wear your safety equipment!

Mike Holmes is one of HGTV Canada’s go-to contractors and the host of Holmes and Holmes, Holmes: Buy it Right and Home to Win.



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