As every homeowner knows things break in houses and it’s their responsibility to fix them. This can involve engaging in a do-it-yourself project if you handle it yourself or bringing in a professional contractor when the work to be done exceeds your abilities. As this Wikipedia entry on home repairs explains it is seeing that there is a problem in your home and then going about resolving it.
Repairing things is considered to be maintenance of the home rather than a home improvement project. Your goal is to return something to the same level of functionality it had before it broke rather than upgrading your home. Sometimes home repair projects do turn into home improvement projects, though, when the homeowner is dealing with an older part of the home where replacing starts to make more sense than fixing the problem.
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