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Old 03-22-21, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Eric F View Post
You've pretty much nailed what happens to be every time a "simple repair" needs to be done at my place. Grrrr......

Years ago, my wife told a friend that I didn't have very good handyman skills. I guess I took it as some kind of challenge, because I then proceeded to do a bunch of things in our condo that proved her wrong. The condo was easy. Things were new (ish), and put together fairly well, with modern materials. Our current house is apparently held together with various layers of glue, tape, and band-aids. I regret ever opening my mouth about my ability to use tools.
I have basic handyman skills. Can replace a faucet and do drywall etc, but finish carpentry is something I'm just not good at and am fine with it. Honestly anything more than simple repairs I prefer to hire out, easier for me than hearing about it if my fix goes wrong.
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