5 tips from an expert before you start that DIY home makeover project

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  • Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018

With the easy access to video tutorials and information online, more Malaysians are dabbling in DIY projects at home, says Ang. Photo: Ang Kok Gei

Malaysians aren't traditionally big into DIY, but with easy access to home improvement resources and videos on the Internet, anyone can learn about tools, building materials and how to fix something from start to finish.

Ang Kok Gei, who manages ATKC Hardware Trading, a family business established almost 20 years ago, says he has witnessed the popularity of DIYers rise over the past decade. The high cost of hiring contractors for home improvements is a reason for the increased interest, particularly for small projects.

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