This is Money reports that DIY mistakes have cost the general public £235m over the last 12 months according to research by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.
“One in ten people have forked out up to £500 each to fix their own ‘handywork’ after they attempted to carry out work in their home, according to research by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.”
The article also goes on to mention how research shows “Almost 14m households employ tradesmen to carry out work in their home in the last year.”. Which shows the importance of skilled tradesmen in the UK.
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