Fix It for Fathers Day

Gearing up to buy Dad another tie this Father’s Day? You may want to cancel your trip to the mall.

A new poll from HomeAdvisor reveals 33% of fathers would gladly trade a new tie for a completed home improvement job – with repairing drywall taking the top spot!

According to the poll:
-85% of fathers have a home improvement to-do list.
-56% of fathers say their children don’t help with the home improvement tasks.
-30% of fathers would gladly hand over the remote to have their least favorite task completed.

MyFixitUpLife is a husband-and-wife’s home improvement obsessed lifestyle. Mark and Theresa Clement are constantly fixing something up. The team share what they’ve learned working on homes and commercial spaces on TV, radio, magazines, blogs, videos, social networks, trade shows, and pretty much everywhere they go.

Mark Clement knows more about tools and construction than anyone has a right to know. He is the general contractor for Food Network’s ‘Save My Bakery’ and has been the go-to tool and how-to expert for and contributed to Men’s Health, Professional Deck Builder, Old House Journal, This Old House, Popular Mechanics, Handy, and Extreme How-To magazines.

Theresa Clement is equally at home on a jobsite as at a drafting desk. She is the designer for Food Network’s ‘Save My Bakery,’ and has designed for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and has contributed to NBC’s The 10! Show, Extreme How-To, Professional Deck Builder, Builder, Remodeling, Residential Architect, Building Products, Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, AOL’s DIY Life. She’s a licensed contractor and an author of Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement and DIY Quick Fix from DK publishing.

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