Reality television has given homeowners the idea that they can handle a multitude of projects around the house, but Angie’s List founder Angie Hicks says that can be a false perception. “We’ve turned home improvement into entertainment these days,” she said. What’s most important, is to consider what you are doing, and to err on the side of caution she says. Oftentimes, fixing a do-it-yourself gone wrong can be more expensive than hiring someone in the first place, not mention it can be dangerous. Chris Long, a Home Depot associate, says there are certain projects the average person can do with proper guidance. For example he says a staff member at a Home Depot can show a customer how to fix or replace a toilet or faucet. But, he cautioned against replacing hot water heaters or roofs without proper supervision or support. | Read More