Home Improvements November 6, 2020

How to Handle Home Repairs During the Pandemic

American Home Shield® shares how to handle home repairs and upgrades during the pandemic.

It stands to reason that, if you’re staying at home more because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re going to see more things break around the house. More use tends to mean more damage from wear and tear.

You might be reluctant to let a service technician into your home at a time like this, and it’s true that fixing things yourself can be exciting when it all comes together. But before you take on house maintenance or repairs on your own, you should know your limitations. Sometimes, it’s safer to have a technician come in, taking proper precautions to prevent the spread of disease, than it is to attempt house repairs on your own. Here’s how to decide whether to tackle repairs yourself during the pandemic or consult the professionals.

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