There are a lot of different kinds of things you can do when it comes down to repairing and improving your home that is fairly easy to do. Also, a good method to save time is to actually create a list of all the repairs you need to do, so that you will be able to know what type of supplies you will have to look for.
So when you want to make a list, it is important to check out all your rooms and figure out the different types of things you will have to repair. It is always a good idea to focus on the smaller and easier things first, and then work yourself up to the bigger issues.
Some small fixes you can focus on, can be a door hinge that is very squeaky. It is fairly to do, because all you would have to do is insert some powered graphite on the pin of the hinge.
Fixing problems like a floorboard that is creaky, is fairly easy as well. The fix is basically, just to fasten the floorboards down, and they will stop making noises.
Another simple repair you can do is repairing a shut off valve that is old and rusty. So take a look at your sink or toilet and search for the shut off valve, which is usually underneath the sink or behind the toilet.
In order to repair the valves, all you would have to do is add some machine oil onto the shafts, it and should operate like it is brand new again. Besides machine oil, it is possible to use something like WD-40 as well. And then you will have to use the handle and make sure to twist it, in order for the oil to be worked into the threads of the valve. If the valve is actually super stuck, then give the oil and WD-40 a few hours to actually penetrate and seep itself into the threads, this should loosen it up enough for you to move it.
That is just a few of the many different types of easy home repair jobs, that you will be able to do, so just keep that into mind if you want to improve your home. Basically, when you have the materials, the tools, and a list of what you should do then it is pretty straight forward, just keep crossing off things you need to do on your list and keep on going.