Tackling DIY Projects: DIY Injuries Infographic

With the summer season behind us in the UK and the garden furniture in storing for another year, many home owners turn their attention to interior home improvements. Unfortunately, DIY injuries continue to happen from home owners attempting DIY projects on their own. Although we can’t cover all injury types we’ve found a few of the most common ones are showcased in the infographic from Westfarm Windows, a UK based upvcdouble glazing firm.

It doesn’t take a lot to injure yourself when tackling DIY jobs around the home, but prevention is definitely better than cure. Did you know that booze plays it part in as much as 30% of DIY injuries? So with that knowledge in mind, make sure to save the well deserved beer until the job is complete.

Preventing DIY accidents can be as simple as wearing the right clothing, wearing protective goggles and making sure all equipment is secure and in good working order. The well researched infographic below shows the data from some of the most popular injuries sustained while tackling a DIY project.

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