Women choose “do it yourself” as the most attractive skill in a spouse. Forget flash cars, expensive restaurants and lavish bouquets - the way to impress your woman is to fasten on a tool belt.

A new study has revealed that a staggering 61 percent of women claimed they would actually be put off by a potential husband if he wasn’t practical around the house.

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**FYI: Despite there being a big increase in recent years of the number of women willing to try their hands at DIY, a massive 68 percent believe that it is a man’s job