Of all the things homeowners fear most, home repairs top the list. As notoriously expensive, frustrating, and time-consuming as they are, home repairs often reach far beyond our skill level and household budget.
According to LendingTree.com, homeowners should expect to spend anywhere between 1 to 3 percent of their home’s value on maintenance and repair costs annually. Gulp. As a cost-saving measure, most homeowners attempt to make these repairs themselves, but what happens when one’s repair abilities are…how do I say this…severely lacking? You’re about to find out.