How Handy Are You Around the House? This DIY Quiz Will Find Out!

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How Handy Are You Around the House? This DIY Quiz Will Find Out!
Each of us sooner or later faces DIY problems related to the home and household. Some people do a great job dealing with them, while others are afraid of paint and wallpaper. Let's check which category of people you belong to!

What is the best way to clean a clogged shower head?

Soak it in vinegar.

Use bleach.

Scrub it with a scouring pad.

Buy a new one.

What kind of joint should you use for a drawer front?

Dovetail joints

Finish nails

Biscuit joints

Glue and screw

When is shoe molding used?

When the baseboard won’t fit against the floorboards and leaves a gap.

When you want to block drafts around the bottom of a window.

When you are about to paint your floorboards.

As an alternative to crown molding.

How should you open a container of caulk?

Cut the tip on a 45-degree angle.

Pull the lid off with a pop.

Unscrew the cap.

Use a can opener.

What is the versatile, everyday hammer called?

A ball peen hammer

A sledgehammer

A claw hammer

A tack hammer

How do you sweat a pipe?

Install it incorrectly.

Solder two copper pipes together.

Allow condensation to build-up on a cold pipe.

Flush it with drain cleaner.

Which of these saws is best for cutting a curved line?

A miter saw

A jigsaw

A circular saw

A handsaw

Which way do you turn a screw to tighten it?

Right

Up

Down

Left

Why might you drill a pilot hole?

You don’t need to, thanks to today’s power tools.

To make sure you have your measurements right.

They help you practice drilling.

To stop wood from splitting when you insert a screw.

What is the safest way to dispose of old paint?

Recycle it at an official drop-off location.

Pour it down the drain.

It’s better to keep it in your house.

Cover it and throw it in the trash.

How should you affix an electric fan to the ceiling?

Use magnetic strips.

Connect it using the wires.

Use a Romex cable.

Use a mounting fixture.

How should you fix dents or cracks in drywall?

Hammer them flat.

Use a drywall sander to smooth them out.

Cover the damaged area with drywall compound.

Paint over them.

How do you stop your washing machine from smelling bad?

Run a regular wash, clean the seal, drawer and lint collector, and allow it to dry.

Remove all the pipes from the back of the machine.

Run a wash with dish detergent to clean it.

Spray it with an odor neutralizer.

What do you do if the power in your house goes out?

Turn every light on in your home.

Call the fire service.

Call an electrician immediately.

Check the circuit breaker to see if it has been tripped.

Why is it dangerous to let your pipes freeze in the winter?

You could run out of water.

Ice can cause your pipes to burst and result in flooding.

It might cause your pipes to corrode.

It isn’t, it’s just an annoying thing that happens sometimes.

Allergy to repairs

Judging by your answers, you know so little about your house that you can be suspected of being allergic to all household supplies and everything related to cleaning and repairs. Well, sometimes it's better to really trust the professionals than to do everything yourself! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

DIY Enthusiast

Judging by your answers, you are well versed in everything related to cleaning, repairing, and maintaining your home. But some of the lifehacks from our test were new to you. Remember our tips and test them out! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

DIY King

Your home is like a DIY kingdom. You always hurry to test all the life hacks that you meet on the Internet or get from friends and acquaintances. When it comes to household management, you are the best professional! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!