Your car is something you rely on every day. And when it comes to trying to save a little money, doing your own auto repair may be the first thing that pops into mind. Yet before you pick up a screwdriver or pop the hood of your car, safety should be your number one concern. Safety is synonymous with planning. If you’ve planned ahead and know what you face, your likely to stay safe in the process.
Keep your work area clean
Its hard to work at a desk that’s buried under by paperwork. Likewise its difficult to work in an area cluttered with boxes, cans and “stuff”. When you’re moving around your car, the last thing you want to do is trip over a box and land on a hard surface – its an easy way to break a wrist or ankle. [Read more…]