"If you want a thing well done, do it yourself."

My Fridge has been making loud noises when the compressor starts and it got so bad that the off grid inverter for my home struggled to power it. Investigating I found the startup current to be way too high. Using an aftermarket hard start kit I went about fixing my fridge. Accessing the compresso...
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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)