Something breaks and what do you do? Normally, toss it in the trash and buy another. That’s probably a cheaper route than calling a repairman, plumber, or electrician. Not long ago, people were accustomed to taking a different strategy: fixing it themselves.
A story in the October issue of Popular Mechanics celebrates the growing number of handymen and handywomen who disdain our throwaway society and who are going old-school by embracing a “repair culture.” Read the story here.