TOP DIY TIPS

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  • Plan your workflow in timely manner to avoid rushing. 
  • Organise your workflow and working environment. 
  • Abstain from wearing loose garments or ornaments that can get in the way. 
  • Ensure to store away your tools safely & out of the reach of children.
  • A good ventilation is essential when working inside. Keep your options open. 
  • It is important to choose the right ladders for the job. When using ladders ensure the stability, especially on uneven surface. Refrain from using aluminium ladders near electrical wires. 
  • Use the correct safety clothing & gear. I.e.: using of mask and goggles when doing spray jobs. 
  • Keeping a First Aid Kit handy and within reach at all times. 
  • Good knowledge on how to use the tools is a must specially with electric tools. Ensuring they are switched off and unplugged when not in use provides essential safety from mishaps. 
  • Maintenance of tools is very important as it ensures they are fit for the intended purpose. 
  • Use of the correct tool for specific job will help you finish it more quickly and safely. 
  • Electrical and Plumbing work needs certification and should only be carried out by a professional. 
  • Keeping a chemical fire extinguisher in reach when doing electrical work is important. Do not use water to put out electrical fires.