Fixing and improving your home is something everyone wants to do. The current trend in home improvement is one of independence. People want to do things on their own terms. Perhaps it comes from stubbornness or frugality; it’s hard to say. One thing is for sure, do it yourself methods are in the mainstream now. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to put things in your own hands, but some things aren’t meant for laymen. Houses are full of concealed dangers that are just waiting to get you. Electrocution and physical injury are common things you’ll see in amateur DYI scenarios. Damaging your own body isn’t the only cause for worry. Due to lack of knowledge, you could mishandle something important and break it. Here are some examples of things you shouldn’t be handling.