Now the summer weather is behind us and the outdoor home improvements are put aside for another year, lots of people begin to look at internal home improvements. Unfortunately, DIY injuries continue to happen from home owners attempting Do It Yourself tasks on their own. And while we cannot address them all, the following infographic from the team at Upvc specialists Westfarm Windows, shows some of the most popular DIY injuries and advice on how to avoid them.
It doesn’t take a lot to hurt yourself when tackling DIY jobs around the home, but prevention is surely better than cure. Did you know that booze plays it part in as much as 30% of DIY injuries? So if you plan on having a beer on the day of your intended DIY, at the very least wait until the job is completed and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a beer afterwards.
Avoiding DIY injuries can be as simple as putting on the correct clothing, putting on safety goggles and ensuring all equipment is secure and in good working order. The well researched infographic below shows the data from a few of the most popular injuries suffered while tackling a DIY project.