April is for home improvements
April is national home improvement month, a time when homeowners and tenants dust off the winter cobwebs and take on some serious spring cleaning.
And a new survey out shows a staggering 85 per cent would rather do the decorating themselves than hire a professional.
Research has shown that when it comes to home improvement, we would much rather don our own overalls; get out the old paintbrushes and crack open the tins of paint ourselves.
There are many different pros and cons to doing DIY yourself. The increasing cost of professionals combined with the easy access to purchasing your own DIY equipment mean it’s never been easier to spruce up your home yourself.
As we’re a judgemental lot, and 25 per cent of us admit to judging the appearance of people’s homes, we’ve put together some top tips to make the best out of Doing It Yourself, making small improvements to your home in the best ways you can.