When little thing go wrong - as they inevitably will - knowing a few home repair tricks for how to take care of them quickly means you'll spend less time waiting for a home repair service to make an expensive appearance.
What common problems can you solve yourself?
There are also easy fixes you can do to keep your home safe - or safer - such as changing the locks on doors and windows.
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About the Author
Tara Aronson is a native Californian. Having grown up in San Diego, she studied journalism and Spanish to pursue a career in newspaper writing. Tara, whose three children - Chris, Lyndsay, and Payne - are the light of her life, now lives and writes in Los Angeles. She also regularly appears on television news programs throughout the U.S.