Gone are the days when you have to attend an actual seminar, workshop or course or even buy a book or instructional material in order to learn how to do, make or build things. Thanks to online resources, such as websites, blogs, videos and more, you can DIY practically anything. Things that seem to be so difficult to do in the past are a lot easier now. Things that seem next to impossible to do before, you can do on your own today. There are actually countless incredible things that you can learn to DIY by simply looking for instructions online; however, we will just be covering ten of them on this post. Try to look for more and you probably won’t have to hire service or buy a lot of things again!
1. Cook or Bake Absolutely Anything
From simple pasta recipes to more complicated 5-layer cakes, you can learn to cook or bake absolutely anything based on free instructions you can find online. Snacks, lunch, dinner and even party food, you will have countless of goodies to try to cook or bake. You can even find the secret KFC chicken recipe somewhere on the Internet!
2. Mix Cocktail Drinks and Beverages
Why serve the usual juices or beer during your home party? You can now mix the most amazing cocktail drinks that would usually cost $50 in a bar! Even Starbucks Frappuccino recipes can even be found online.
3. Make Your Own Decorations
No need to buy Halloween or Christmas decorations for your home – you can create your own from scratch. While you may have to buy the materials you need, you can be resourceful and use things you already have around the house.
4. Plan a Party
Plan a birthday party, a housewarming party, a bridal shower or even an event as big as a wedding. Complete guides for party planning are all available online.
5. Home Repair and Maintenance
No need for a handyman when you already know how to do the basics on your own. While you still need to call on a professional for more complex repairs and maintenance needs, such as plumbing or electric concerns, simple things such as repairing a loose screw using your own cordless screwdriver can be done by yourself. If you want a drill that you can you also use for more heavy drilling, hammer drills are usually better.
6. Car Repair and Maintenance
Small repairs that will usually cost you at least a hundred dollars can already be handled on your own. Be careful though because you don’t want to be travelling with an unsafe car!
7. Build Furniture
Build your own coffee table, table lamp, floating shelf – name it, you can find the guide online!
8. Redesign Your Home
Full renovations must be done by an actual contractor but if you will just be redesigning your home, repaint the walls, change the tiles in the kitchen, etc. –all the instructions for these are easily available online.
9. Start Your Own Business
So you want to find the perfect franchise to invest on? You want to build your own small business? You want to come up with your own digital marketing firm? All the necessary information you need is on the Internet.
10. Earn Money
Probably the best thing about the Internet is that it allowed thousands of individuals all over the world find ways to earn money online. A lot of people are now working conveniently from home earning decent money and there are more who discovered ways to earn passive income online.