Try and DIY before calling in the pros. Got a broken appliance, car? Plumping problem? Have a go at it yourself before paying someone to fix it. Do a search on Google for how to fix it. I've found lots or articles and videos that show you have to to basic repairs.
Last week we bought a new dishwasher, no not a second wife, and I looked up a how to install video on YouTube. 1 hour later the dishwasher was installed and actually working and not leaking,
I've also found videos that helped me put in a new garbage disposal and do various car repairs.
Just be careful and don't totally screw it up.