Do you approach DIY as a money saving measure?

DIY can be a great cost saver, if you’ve got the skills! Last month we asked how many of you are happy to tackle those house projects yourself to save the pennies, and found almost half of you are willing to give DIY a go. Over a fifth genuinely enjoy the work, while the remaining third admit to preferring a pro to get it right first time.

Do you approach DIY as a money saving measure?Results

I enjoy the handiwork so it’s not about the money for me

Yep – If it’s cheaper to do myself I’ll sort it!48%
No way, I’d rather pay a pro and have it done right first time30%


This month we’re asking whether you would loan £1,000 to family or friends. Let us know your thoughts here.