Everyone should have a basic arsenal of things they can do for themselves. Things like making a great pasta sauce from scratch, sewing a button, changing a flat tire, topping up car fluids, doing your taxes… And lots more basic skills you can learn and add to your repertoire. There are also a number of things you can learn to do around your house that will save you money and score you some looks of awe from family and friends.
- Where is the main electrical switch in your home and the main water shut off? Find them, label them, and let the family know where to find them. In case of an emergency or a repair, you’re set.
- Unclogging toilets . DON’T. PANIC. DON’T FLUSH. Get a plunger. Make sure it’s a toilet plunger. Is there enough water in the