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

If you are working on older plumbing, it is often difficult to turn off the water shut-off valves under the sink or behind the toilet because:1. The valve is corroded internally and stuck in the open position.2. The handle has nearly corroded away and it crumbles in your hand when you try ...
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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)

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