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The Death of DIY

THE DEATH + OF DIY The practice of DIY is slowly but surely dying out. People simply aren't bothering to do the jobs that need doing or they fail to finish them. Plus the younger generation iS far from confident when it comes to DIY. UNFINISHED JOBS 鲁科科科 各 科科科 4/10 households have unfinished DIY projects. 57% of outstanding jobs were started over 3 months ago. 48% of men blame 'not getting round to it as the reason for unfinished jobs. 49% of women blame a lack of time. 35% 15% 13% Ran out of money Too hard Lost interest In more general terms, people used the above reasons for not finishing DIY jobs LACK OF SKILLS Less than three quarters of 18-24 year olds can change a lightbulb. 55% 28% 18-24 Over 55s years 23% ask their parents to help with home improvements. 55% of over 55s feel confident they can put up wallpaper; only 28% of under 24s feel the same way. www.gutterartcheshire.co.uk GutterArt ALUMINIUM SEAMLESS GUTTERING Sources: http://www.saga.co.uk/insurance/home-insurance-products/home-insurance/home- improvements http://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/Media/Press-Releases/2014/halifax/death-of-diy-as- home-improvement-skills-fade/

The Death of DIY

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Thanks to jobs being left unfinished and a significant lack of skills among younger people, DIY is slowly but surely dying out.

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