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Home Maintenance  /  September 24, 2018

Ways to Stay Safe When Repairing Your Home

Fixing your home yourself can feel fulfilling, but you need to do it the right way, which means reducing risks as much as possible. Injuries are not worth the money you save working on a project yourself. Handyman Connection® of Matthews discusses ways you can stay safe during home repair projects:

Focus on the Job

Do not multitask when working on a project. Focus on what you need to accomplish and don’t switch tasks abruptly. Getting distracted can lead to poor workmanship and injuries. Prioritize and repair things step by step.

Keep Things Clean

If you are repainting or refinishing your walls, clean up the chemicals and solutions as soon as you are done. These chemicals can cause respiratory problems and can be burn and skin hazards. Wash and clean surfaces thoroughly to avoid any accidents.

Organize Your Tools

Place your tools where you won’t accidentally sit or step on them when working because some of them are sharp. Allocate some space for them and keep them out of the way so you won’t knock into them by accident.

Invest in a Safe Ladder

A high-quality ladder is essential if you plan on working on high places. Your ladders should be made of durable and long-lasting material and they should be rated for your weight. It should also be the right size for the kind of work that you need to do. Always remember to keep at least three limbs on the ladder at all times to reduce the risk of falling.

If you think that a project is too risky or time-consuming, then it’s time to call the professionals. Handyman Connection of Matthews can help you with a wide range of home maintenance and home improvement projects. Call us at (704) 255-5626 or contact us here to learn more about our services and products or to request a free estimate.

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