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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)

Improvements Blog

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    You may love a clean house, but you may not enjoy cleaning your windows. But on the other hand, you may have a love-hate relationship with them. You may love it when they’re sparkly clean,

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    Is your dad a fan of BBQ? If so, why not mix together a special gift like a dry BBQ rub? After all, yours will be made with the finest ingredients, and most importantly – love. And,

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    On April 21, 2018, 12 members of the Improvements family gathered together to unite with over 160 volunteers at the Cuyahoga (K AY – ah – H OH – g ah) Valley National Park

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    Sunscreen is probably the best method for protecting oneself against sun damage. According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association website, they recommend using a water-resistant,

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    If you’re getting married in the fall, you may want to have an outdoor wedding. After all, the blue skies, natural décor, and cool breezes make for a romantic setting. However, the reality

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