Monthly Archives: July 2016

Being a handyman

You have not been a handyman for long enough if some of these haven’t happened to you, been seen by you or been done by you.

Hot and cold get mixed up and in extreme cases the toilet suffers from hot flushes.

You turn off water at a gate valve and it jams closed needing replacement of the valve.

You open a new box of tiles and several are broken from previous rough handling or storage.

You need your tools to fight your way into indestructible packaging usually for roller blinds or curtain poles.

You forget to wash a paint brush out and it solidifies.

While painting you dip your brush into your cup of tea by mistake.

You’ve been frustrated during painting to see silicone used where caulk should have been.

Injured yourself while removing carpet gripper strips.

Add you own to the list —