The best DIY approach a woman can take

By Karen Hardy
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:48pm, first published January 7 2017 - 8:32pm

I had a weekend recently where everything just went wrong. The washing machine short circuited, killing power to half the house; the lawn mower has decided to chug along, seemingly just pushing the grass around rather than actually trimming it; the pool has been playing up, I know it's been hot but 72 degrees on the roof at 3am, I don't think so; and the house is infested by ants - I might be slightly exaggerating but the pesky little critters are having a party on my kitchen bench, scurrying off when I get home from work like teenagers caught in the act.

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