Work smarter, not harder, on DIY projects

6 common-sense tips to save time, avoid mistakes

Do-it-yourself projects can be extremely satisfying, and the savings can add some much-needed cash to your wallet. But they can also be a lot of work, and they take time away from family and leisure activities. So why make them any harder than they need to be?

With that simple philosophy in mind, here’s a list of suggestions to help you get your projects done more quickly and with less stress.