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Instead of calling on an expert all the time, it can be worthwhile to have a go at some DIY jobs yourself at home. Of course anything to do with electrics, plumbing and gas should certainly be carried out by a professional, but any other odd jobs around the home you could try tackling instead.
Applying a New Coat of Paint
Painting the wall a different color is certainly something you can do yourself. All you need are some paintbrushes, paint rollers, paint tray, white spirit, sponge, soapy water, a ladder, paint color of your choice and a dust sheet to protect any furniture. Within a few hours you could have a brand new look in your room.
Cleaning Out the Lint From Your Dryer
Everytime you use your dryer to give your laundry a quick spin, lint builds up in the filter. It can be dangerous to let this build up over time. The US Fire Department estimates that at least 34% of house fires each year are caused by a buildup of lint in the driers.So not only are you maintaining the longevity of your dryer you could also be saving your family’s life by regularly cleaning this out.
Cleaning Your Carpet
It is quite easy to accidentally spill something on the carpet, especially when you have young children. So trying to keep your carpets in optimum condition would be ideal. You do not want to call out a professional carpet cleaner each time there is a stain, so try cleaning it yourself by hiring a carpet cleaning machine or using more natural methods such as baking soda and vinegar.
Getting Rid of Limescale Buildup on Your Faucets
Limescale is particularly annoying because it can cause damage to electrical items over time, such as tea kettles, coffee machines or faucets. To try and remove any buildup of limescale, cut a lemon in half and attach it to the faucet. Then cover and tie this up with a plastic bag. Leave for several hours and then wipe down with a cloth.
You should hopefully notice a difference in the amount of limescale that has been removed. If you can get into the habit of using more natural methods to clean your appliances it can increase their longevity, which saves you having to buy a new appliance after a short timeframe.
Call The Experts In Certain Cases
There are certain jobs however that you should leave to the experts. As a result it is useful to have the contact details of a nearby fire damage repair company in the eventuality that you would need them. Hopefully you will not but it is best to be organized just in case.