The handyman looked at the plaster dangling from the top of our downstairs window. Then, he headed upstairs to check the seal on the window directly overhead.
“It needs some caulk,” he announced when he returned. “If I come out again and fix it, it’ll cost $250. Or, you can pick up caulk for two or three bucks and do it yourself.”
My husband and I exchanged a nervous glance. The last time I’d held a caulk gun was 10 years ago. He never had.
But we’d just been told how to knock 99% off our potential repair bill. It seemed like now was the perfect time to learn!
If you’re considering your own home repair or remodel, you’re not alone. Amid the increasing transition to a work-from-home life, 75% of Americans said they’re making improvements to their homes, according to a recent Travelers insurance company survey.
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