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

When we purchased our home, the backyard was nothing short of a hideous mess. The ground was barren in patches, and the grass was dead, overgrown, or patchy everywhere else. There were a lot of areas where dead leaves had smothered everything else out of existence. So we didn’t see a beautiful backyard. What we [...]

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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)