I can do all of these things. But stats speak for themselves: Respondents as follows: 43% said they know how to unclog a drain. 25% know how to install a drywall anchor. 39% said they can stop a running toilet all by themselves. 38% can find a stud. 31% know how to patch a hole in a drywall. 29% said they can replace a washer on a leaky faucet.

A new survey of 1,000 American adults suggests the convenience of Google may be robbing an entire generation of basic home maintenance skills.