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Are You A Home Improvement Expert?

Are you a home improvement and DIY expert or are you a total home disaster? Take these 10 quiz questions and put your home improvement knowledge to the test! You might just surprise yourself!
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What colour is the live wire on a plug?
Green and yellow
Blue
Brown

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What does it mean to “bleed a radiator”?
To drain the water
To change the oil
To remove air trapped inside

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If your toilet isn’t flushing, what should you check first?
The u-bend
The boiler
The bowl

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What should you paint first when you’re painting a room?
The walls
The woodwork and trim
The ceiling

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What should you do before drilling a hole in the wall?
Mark the spot with a pencil
Check for pipes in the wall
Bore a hole so it doesn't slip

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What type of tool is this?
Socket wrench
Open end wrench
Adjustable wrench

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True or false: It’s good practice to wrap plumbing threads with Teflon tape and coat the tape with pipe thread sealant.
True
False

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How do you know whether a finishing product (paint, varnish, etc.) is oil- or water-based?
The smell
The cleanup instructions
Oil based is much thicker

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Which of these is not a real joint in carpentry?
Dovetail
Biscuit
Tulip

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Why would you wrap a paintbrush in cling film?
To stop the paint from hardening between coats
To stop it from making a mess
To check the color

C+, Home Improvement Bust

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Home improvement, just isn't really your thing! You might know how to hang a picture or screw in a lightbulb, but you shouldn't be tackling any big DIY project just yet. Remember, watching HGTV alone doesn't make you a home improvement pro! Hey, at least you learned something new!

B+, Home Improvement Average

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You're home improvement average! You know your way around a construction site and can definitely tackle everyday tasks with ease. While you won't be rewiring a house or hanging drywall anytime soon, you can certainly hold your own when it comes to DIYers!

A+, Home Improvement Hero

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You're a total home improvement hero! You know that DIY isn't just about watching HGTV and swinging a hammer. You know the ins and outs of home improvement as only a true construction pro really can. From plumbing to electric and even painting, you're a true Jack of all trades!
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1
What colour is the live wire on a plug?
Green and yellow
Blue
Brown
2
What does it mean to “bleed a radiator”?
To drain the water
To change the oil
To remove air trapped inside
3
If your toilet isn’t flushing, what should you check first?
The u-bend
The boiler
The bowl
4
What should you paint first when you’re painting a room?
The walls
The woodwork and trim
The ceiling
5
What should you do before drilling a hole in the wall?
Mark the spot with a pencil
Check for pipes in the wall
Bore a hole so it doesn't slip
6
What type of tool is this?
Socket wrench
Open end wrench
Adjustable wrench
7
True or false: It’s good practice to wrap plumbing threads with Teflon tape and coat the tape with pipe thread sealant.
True
False
8
How do you know whether a finishing product (paint, varnish, etc.) is oil- or water-based?
The smell
The cleanup instructions
Oil based is much thicker
9
Which of these is not a real joint in carpentry?
Dovetail
Biscuit
Tulip
10
Why would you wrap a paintbrush in cling film?
To stop the paint from hardening between coats
To stop it from making a mess
To check the color

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