Last updated on January 16th, 2021 at 07:23 pm
If you’re a homeowner, then you are aware of the repairs that comes with owning and maintaining a house.
No matter what you do, there will be cracks, leaks, dirt, clogs and other damages in your house that you’ll have to repair yourself or call a handyman to fix for you.
If you have the money you can always hire a handyman to take care of these home repairs. However, you have to know that there’s a never ending need for home repairs.
Something will always break that needs to be fixed, and things will always accumulate dirt that you’ll need to clean or pressure wash.
If you keep paying someone else to make these repairs and fix these problems, a big chunk of your income will be going into home repairs.
However, if you get a few of these handy DIY home repair products and tools, and learn how to fix some of these things yourself, you’ll be saving yourself a whole lot of money.
Personally, I love carrying out DIY projects. I love making these repairs myself, not just to save money but for the fun of getting something fixed by myself.
Here are 13 DIY home repair products you should own as a homeowner to make quick repairs
1. Plasti Dip
Protect any items in your home from unwanted corrosion, weathering and moisture with this Plasti dip. You can use it on tool handles and other metal items you don’t want to corrode.
2. Citri Strip Paint Remover
Avoid using harsh and nasty smelling chemicals to strip away paint in your home. Instead, use this Citristrip paint and varnish stripping gel. It safe to use indoors and will not leave any unpleasant odor in your home.
3. Nature’s AirSponge Ordor Absorber
Ever had some lingering ordor in your home that you just can’t eliminate even with all the cleaning efforts you’ve put into your home?
Opening this Nature’s Airsponge odor absorber in your home will help you eliminate that odor and get that fresh crisp air back into your home.
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4. Rug Grips
Rugs can make your room feel warm and cozy, but if they keep slipping under your fit and folding up, they can pose a safety hazard in your home and even form a mess.
With these X-protector grippers, you can get your rugs to stick to the floor and prevent it from moving or curling up at the corners.
5. KILZ Stain-Blocking Primer
If you want to repaint your room or home by yourself, you need to make sure you prepare the room carefully before applying the paint.
Part of that preparation involves priming the walls you want to paint. Covering stains on your walls can be very difficult especially with a light paint.
But with a primer like the KILZ stain blocking primer applied on your walls, you can paint over any stains and no one will even notice anything.
Your walls will be as good as new.
6. Liquid Rubber Polyurethane Deck Sealant
Do you have a weathered deck to restore? Apply this water repellent and water resistant polyurethane deck sealant to your deck or patio walkway and you’d never have to worry about it again for up to 5 years.
It can be applied to different types of decks like wooden deck, concrete and even composite decking. It comes in different colors so you can match the correct color of your deck.
7. Gorilla Tape
If you’ve ever made use of Gorilla glue, you’ll know it creates a very strong bond. You can repair most leaks in different types of materials such as camping tents with this ultra-strong and reinforced black gorilla tape.
8. Plastic razor blades
Try these plastic razor blades and you will rarely need a metal razor. They don’t corrode and they don’t scratch delicate surfaces like tile and glass.
You can use them to scrape away grime and paint splatters.
9. Drain King
Attach this drain king to your clogged drain, and you’ll never need harmful chemicals or call a handyman again to unclog your drain. It’s one home repair product I believe everyone can do with.
10. Drain Auger
If you want to clean any clogged drain like your kitchen drain, bathtub, kitchen , showers and utility sinks, a drain auger is one of the best tools for the job.
It consist of a flexible motorised shaft you can insert into the drain and help remove all of the foreign materials inside the drain.
This one by Tacklife is an automatic battery powered model with up to 560 revolutions per minute and a high torque that helps you unclog even the worst kept drains.
11. Pest control steel wool
Keep unwanted pests such as rats, mice and cockroaches from intruding into your home with this Xcluder rodent control steel wool fill fabric.
Just install it into any holes and crevices of your home, and it’ll keep any pest from entering.
12. Wood finish stain marker
Got a scratch on your wooden coffee table? Don’t fret over it. Just get a wood finish stain marker like this one with a color that matches your coffee table.
Use it touch up the scratch. It’ll dry up quickly and no one will ever know it was scratched.
13. Clog remover snake
No matter the amount of harsh chemicals you dump into your drain, there are some clogs you just can’t get to give way.
Especially when you have hairs and all sorts of materials in there. Instead of wasting time and money dumping chemicals in there, make use of this clog remover snake to remove any type of clog in your drain.
No matter how stubborn and resistant to chemicals that clog is, this clog remover wand or snake will get water flowing freely through your drain as quickly as possible.
It’s one DIY home repair tool you’ll surely enjoy having at home.