Hacks Of Life: Minor Household Repairs

Woman using plunger on sink with man stuck in ceiling. Photo: Jay P. Morgan (Getty)

If you’re not exactly a do-it-yourself person, two things are likely true: you have several household appliances or fixtures currently on the fritz, and you’ve learned to live with working around them. Well, fear not, because at least a few of those problems have simple solutions. You’ll find them all right here in this handy guide to (very rudimentary) household repairs.

If none of those did the trick, you can always resort to Plan B: Break something entirely so you have a legitimate excuse to call a professional (which you probably should have done in the first place).