DIY Advances? Professionalism and Knowing Lifestyle Needs Trumps Joe Screwdriver
Today, the curse is the Web. Even that started in 1978 with the first computer bulletin board in Chicago. Now there are hundreds of Web sites offering the good, the bad and the ugly of DIY home automation. The average Joe and Jane can download video on installing Cat 5 and play it over and over until they get it right or call in a professional.