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Who does the DIY in your house?

Who does the DIY in your house?

Me
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57%
the OH
4
29%
another family member
0
No votes
a proffisional
2
14%
 
Total votes : 14
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ImisMummy
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Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby ImisMummy » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:32 pm

Just out of curiosity really. This week I aid two carpets in our house and when I have mentioned this people find it strange that I did it and not OH. So ladies, are you the handywoman about your house?

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby Allie » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:35 pm

I do the majority of the DIY in our house. I'm in the process of redecorating the house from top to bottom. If I waited for dh to do it, then it would never get done :roll:

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby JabberJabber » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:46 pm

I do most of the painting and decorating, normally. DH will do the fixing of things, but has to be prompted lots.

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby Rox » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:53 pm

We both do it, usually together.

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby bekhi1983 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:09 pm

I put dh aka Arthur as he does half a job then leaves it. I don't mind decorating but when it comes to using a drill I'm useless. I'm not adverse to the screwdriver though.

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby LynniferT » Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:48 pm

I do 99% of the DIY (other 1% is FIL) I can't trust DH to do a job properly and when he does do something he rushes it and makes one HELL of a mess :roll:

I'm impressed you can lay carpets though...I've never tried that :D (I've laid lino and tiles and that's it)

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby Caroline » Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:15 pm

The issue for us is finding the time for the larger jobs so I usually get someone in to do it for us. Someone put Max's new bed together last week, it would have wiped out a precious day at the weekend for us.

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby Miss_Purple » Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:28 pm

we get people in :oops: I used to do everything when I owned my own home (including fitting a kitchen and tiling a bathroom) but DH is very traditional so I figure as I have to do everything else I'm not doing that too! He has to be nagged a lot though as he doesn't have much time on his hands so unless it's a small job he generally pays someone to do it - I don't mind as long as it gets done!

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Re: Who does the DIY in your house?

Postby Etak » Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:46 pm

I do most of it, my partner will help sometimes after lots of nagging and arguments. So sometimes its just not worth asking. I am currently building my son a tree house which I feel really should be a father son bonding experience!! I would not mind doing the DIY stuff if I did not have to do most of cleaning, washing, and household admin stuff and work and looking after the kids. Its a hard life being a women sometimes !!

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