Home Repairs, Scar Free


The number of do-it-yourself home improvers has jumped in recent years and the count of injuries resulting from consumer repair work has risen in tandem. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are seven ways to avoid common mistakes, according to home-repair experts.
Wear protective gear. The first step in any home-improvement project is to deck yourself out in proper safety gear, beginning with eyewear, says Tom Kraeutler, co-host of the