Whether you're a renter or an owner, it can often seem like calling an outside party for minor repairs is more hassle than it's worth. If you're handy or know someone who is, there are lots of around-the-house repairs you can do for minimal cash and in less than a day, many of which may seem more complicated than they really are. Below you'll find four simple bathroom fixes that will greatly improve the quality of your restroom experience, all of which you can do without calling in the pros.

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If you've never held a hammer or used any type of power tool and can't recruit a helper who has, we strongly recommend that you take a good, hard look at each of these tutorials before deciding to go it alone. In some circumstances, the job really is best left to an expert. These are fairly easy projects, but can go wrong if you don't already posess a certain aptitude for repair work.

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Repair Your Loose Towel Bar or Toilet Paper Holder 1

Repair Your Loose Towel Bar or Toilet Paper Holder

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Learning to live with a shaky towel bar or toilet paper roll is probably something we've all done. But banishing this small annoyance from your life will take you just 10 minutes' time with this quick fix from homerepairtutor.com


Repair Your Shower Grout 2

Repair Your Shower Grout

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You don't have to replace all of your shower grout in order to restore its moisture barrier -- you can simply use a caulking gun, caulk and a scraping tool to get it done in half an hour. Check out the picture tutorial on houzz.com.


Repair a Broken Floor Tile 3

Repair a Broken Floor Tile

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Fixing a broken tile is one of those things that seems super-complicated, but in reality isn't very hard at all. According to ThisOldHouse.com it only takes six steps and 24 hours of drying time.

Repair a Leaky Faucet 4

It seems, the hardest part of repairing a leaky shower is heading to the store to replace the defective part.  Seriously, all you have to do to is a bunch of unscrewing and screwing to ride your shower of that leak indefinitely. Find out how on PrettyHandyGirl.com.