Woman 'rents' husband out to do other people's DIY jobs
A mum who started to rent out her husband to other women to do odd jobs for £40 a time said business is booming - and he's fully booked for weeks.
Mum-of-three Laura Young, 38, was inspired by a podcast describing how a man was making a living putting together flatpack furniture for other people. This prompted Laura to post an ad on Facebook and the Nextdoor app, boasting husband James' general DIY, painting, decorating, tiling and carpet laying skills, in June.
Within a day, James had his first client, which soon grew to work six days a week from 9am to 8pm.
His newfound popularity has forced him to turn down jobs, with
Jobs include helping with putting up a TV or curtains to rebuilding a wall, and he is available to hire to anyone who needs help - men and women.