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Brum is DIY 'capital' of UK BIRMINGHAM is the DIY capital of Britain, says a poll.

Brummies rated their DIY prowess higher than any other city, with half saying they are confident about their DIY skills - more than ten per cent higher than the second 'handiest' city, Cardiff (38 per cent) in a national survey of 2,000 people.

Nearly one in five (19 per cent) Brummies have suffered an injury while attempting DIY. The most common injuries were hitting yourself with a hammer (62 per cent) followed by cuts (31 per cent) - and 21 per cent confessed to putting a nail through a hand.

The most commonly bodged jobs include badly hammered nails into walls (29 per cent).
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Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jun 11, 2014
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