Jay Blades reveals a common mistake people make when repairing home items

Whether you’re an old hand at repairing items in your home, or the cost-of-living crisis has thrust you into the world of home repairs you can DIY, there’s always something new to learn to do. Or, in this case, what not to do.

The Repair Shop’s Jay Blades (opens in new tab) reveals exclusively to Ideal Home what the most common mistake he sees people making. While he encourages us all to get repairing, he stresses the importance of using the right materials and in the right way.

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Jay Blades reveals what common mistake we’re making in home repairs