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Call your Dad to get your lawn mown

Help mowing the lawnMillions of British adults lack the practical skills to undertake basic jobs around the house - relying on ageing parents to help, a new study has revealed.

Researchers have discovered a generational shift in our ability to carry out practical tasks such as mowing the lawn, hanging pictures and washing the car.

The study revealed that just under half of British adults aged between 25 and 40 still regularly rely on their parents to tackle everyday tasks they feel are simply beyond them.

Just over half of those put their inability to get to grips with chores down to a lack of confidence. One in five said they didn't have the tools required, while the same amount complained that their lives are just too busy to get round to carrying out the handy-work.

Dads Top Ten Know How Jobs:

Mowing the lawn

Cleaning windows

Putting up pictures

Hanging shelves

Washing the car

Changing tyres

Jump-starting a flat battery

Trimming the hedge

Grass seeding

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