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'Okay fine, I'll fix the hole in the roof.'
'I couldn't afford a spray tan, so I did it myself with a brush and roller.'
"Mr. Do-It-Yourself was trying to build a better mouse trap."
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"Oh, gosh. . . he's sleep caulking again."
'Thank goodness! I thought we were gonna have to replace all of our new lightbulbs throughout the house! You're a genius, Tom!'
"I was going to take care of my pest problem myself, but I though this would be a good job for a professional."
'This weekend I'm doing all those little jobs I never seem to get around to doing.'
"Does it have a chapter on using the phone to call someone who can do it right?"
Tags:repair job, repair jobs, maintenance men, maintenance man, d.i.y., do it yourself, repair, repairs, maintenance, toolbox, toolboxes, tool, tools, diy manual, diy manuals, wife, wives, husband, husbands, home improvement, home improvements, chore, chores, diy job, diy jobs, diy disaster, diy disasters, home maintenance
How many stepladders does it take to change a lightbulb?
"You're going to clean the gutters? Wait! Let me first see if the emergency room takes reservations!"
Tags:d.i.y., do it yourself, gutter, gutters, cleaning, cleaning job, cleaning jobs, diy job, diy jobs, emergency room, emergency rooms, er, casualty, casualty department, hospital, hospitals, injury, injuries, injured, husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, married couples, property maintenance
"So that's how you fixed things before there was Duct tape."
"Granted, it needs a few repairs, but it should be a simple DIY-job..."
'My hubby breaks all the rules when he D.I.Y.s. . . but he breaks everything else as well.'
Wallpapering with Nails
'My wife told me to have some work done on the house while she's away - so I'm having the locks changed.'
'You might have told me that you'd fixed this drawer...'
'The door to my office is always open so please have it fixed.'
"When does the improvement part of this improvement project kick in?"
Tags:renovation, renovations, renovating, renovate, renovates, painting, painter, painters, house painting, house painter, house painters, home improvement, home improvements, diy job, diy jobs, d.i.y. job, d.i.y. jobs, diy disaster, diy disasters, d.i.y. disaster, d.i.y. disasters, husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, married couple
House Painting with a Twist
"If you truly want to do more around the house. Now would be a good time to start."
"Mum, please, tell me I take after your side the family."
Tags:heredity, gene, genes, genetics, geneticist, geneticists, dna, family resemblance, family resemblances, chainsaw, chainsaws, diy project, diy projects, d.i.y. project, d.i.y. projects, family life, family-life, idiot, idiots, idiocy, stupid gene, stupid genes, stupidity gene, stupidity genes, diy job, diy jobs, d.i.y. job, d.i.y. jobs
Another over-do-it-yourself project.
"Did you hang up my mother's picture like I asked?"
"Are you using the right size nail for mother's picture?"
Tags:mother in law, mother-in-law, photo, photos, picture, pictures, photograph, photographs, nail, nails, hammer, hammers, inlaw, inlaws, in law, in laws, in-law, in-laws, d.i.y., do it yourself, diy job, diy jobs, family life, family-life, resentment, resentments, family life, married life, married couple, chore, chores, household chore, household chores