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Home repair is an ongoing, and sometimes expensive, reality for homeowners. In the United States, about 85% of residential homes date back to before 1980. Because of their age, they require ongoing maintenance. This maintenance, in addition to monopolizing nights and weekends of the home’s residents, can become expensive. Most homeowners spend somewhere between 1% and 4% of their home’s value on repairs and maintenance each year. This cost only goes up as the house ages. Whether it is spending those repair dollars on brass nuts and bolts or buying the tools needed to do a job, to cut down on maintenance costs, consider buying online.
4 Reasons to Shop Online for Home Repair
1) Save Yourself Money Shopping online can save you significantly because you can more directly benefit from competition within the industry. In the United States, there are more than 4000 companies that manufacture screws, nuts, and bolts. Being able to research and compare online amongst these manufacturers can save you big bucks. Even though saving 5% on brass nuts and bolts or 10% on a handsaw may not seem like much at the time, it will quickly add up over the life of your home.
2) Save Yourself Time Hardware stores are a hug time waste. Not only do you have to take the time to drive there, but you then have to wander the aisles, passing rows of tools and hex bolt caps and stainless steel square head bolts and other things that you have no need for, but then you have to track down what you actually need and hope it is in stock. Inevitably, in the chaos of this process you forget what you came for and have to return again. Save yourself this hassle by shopping online.
3) Understand Your Options There are a hug number of options for virtually ever piece of hardware or tool you may need. Does your latest project need brass nuts and bolts? custom bolts? stainless hex bolts? Shopping online lets you compare all of your options, do your research at the same time, and makes sure that you get exactly what you need for the job.
4) Be Prepared Things break. Handling those situations when they arise can be a lot less stressful if you already have everything you need for repairs on hand. When you buy a new piece of furniture or appliance, for example, consider stocking up on the hardware you may need in case of repair. Keep a good stock of things that will always come in handy like nails and screws. This will save major time and headaches in the future.
Though home repair may be inescapable for homeowners, wasting away your weekend does not have to be. Shopping online for needed tools and hardware can save you time, money, and stress and can help put the fun back in being a weekend warrior.

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I've seen a lot of cooking, home improvement and crafting shows and, let me tell you, they make things look way easier than they are. Most people really can’t remodel their own kitchen, paint a wall mural or whip up a gourmet meal in an afternoon. I’m here to share my ideas and guidance about home and family--things I've learned through trial and error. I've already made the mistakes so you don’t have to! Just don’t ask about the kitchen cabinet refinishing project that went awry.
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