Men Are Struggling With Basic Household Repairs….
According to a new survey, men are struggling with basic household repairs. For example, 15 percent admit that they aren't confident changing light bulbs.
Here's a rundown of some basic household repairs -- and the percentage of men who can't do them:
Put in a sink -- 55 percent
Tile a bathroom -- 47 percent
Lay flooring -- 43 percent
Wallpapering -- 41 percent
Stop a leaking faucet -- 39 percent
Replace a door -- 38 percent
Install a lock -- 35 percent
Replace a plug socket -- 34 percent
Grouting -- 32 percent
Re-wire a plug -- 26 percent
Unclog a sink -- 17 percent
Fill in crack or a hole in a wall -- 17 percent
Change a fuse -- 16 percent
Hang a picture -- 16 percent
Change a light bulb -- 15 percent
Paint a wall -- 14 percent
While 20 percent of guys blame their poor home improvement skills on laziness, another 22 percent claim they are just too busy to do the jobs themselves.