If you’re at a loose end around the house, you might want to try some of these – but we wouldn’t recommend trying them all at home…

How handy are you around the house? Can you change a lightbulb, build a flat-pack table or hang a picture without it looking all wonky?

We might like to think we’re a dab hand at DIY, but some social media users are going above and beyond the norm.

They’ve been posting photographs of their ingenious and creative life hacks on Reddit- some of which are pretty clever, we’ve got to hand it to them.

As for the others? They’re downright dangerous.

Take a look at the 9 below and if you have your own DIY hacks, you can send your pictures and videos via the form at the bottom of the article.

1. How to read your book in the bath


Love literature and bubble baths but scared of getting your pages all soggy? This person has come up with a clever way to keep your book dry – using a dog lead!

3. How to fix the dent in your car