Are you handy around the house or do you reach for the phone the moment something goes wrong? How Handy Are You? Take the quiz to find out! Let’s start simple: Which is a Phillips head screwdriver? Top. Bottom. And which of these is a crescent wrench? Top. Bottom. You just blew out a tire and have pulled over to the side of the road. What happens next? I wait for some help to show up. Look up how to change a tire on my smart phone and give it a shot. Pop on the spare like a pro!. Can you change the oil in a car? Yes. No. Have you ever re-painted a room in a house? Yep. Nope. What is meant by “bleeding brakes”? When brakes are leaking fluid. It is the process of replacing old brake fluid with new brake fluid, to get air bubbles out. It is the process of replacing old brake fluid with new brake fluid, to prevent corrosion. Have you ever repaired drywall? Sure have. Well... I tried to... but it didn't work out so well.... Nope!. The caulk in your shower is mildewing. What do you do? Re-caulk it with silicone caulk. Re-caulk it with acrylic caulk. Find someone else to re-caulk it. Scrub away at it relentlessly, endlessly, and hopelessly.... What's R-Value? A measure of electrical resistance. A measure of thermal resistance. A measure of a metal's hardness. Sounds more like a question for the ancient Greeks to ponder.... What can be used to prevent corrosion where copper and galvanized pipes are connected? Dielectric coupling. Salt-water flush. Electro-connector juice. I usually just use my plumber... or maybe he uses me?. “Handy” means more than mere home and auto repair. Can you pitch a tent? (Get your mind out of the gutter!) Yes. No. My mind might be in the gutter, but at least I can clean my gutters by myself!.