Others believe it is because 20–30 somethings nowadays lack ‘traditional’ skills with only 5% of 18-24’s attempting to unblock a sink and only 8% understanding how to re-wire a plug.
That said, the DIY sector is still worth a healthy £7.3 billion per year. So with ‘DIY Dads’ dwindling, why is the builders merchants industry still booming?
Since the DIY programmes drifted away from our television screens it seems consumer’s habits have shifted from do-it-yourself to do-it-for-me. Which in tu [...]