BUILDERS are not just handy around the house — they are great in bed too.
As we revealed yesterday, tradespeople who work with their hands make the best lovers, with builders, plasterers, electricians and mechanics all in the top ten.
Builders are not just handy around the house — they are great in bed too
But what makes them so highly desired?
Here, two labourers — one male and one female — spill their secrets to Sun sexpert Georgette Culley so we don’t have to rely on DIY.
SINGLE Albert Pritchard, 27, of Brentwood, Essex, says: “Women love builders. We are cheeky and laugh them into bed. Heavy-lifting gives me muscles and stamina.
“On dating sites, women have asked for pictures in my hard hat. They just love a guy who can fix things.
Albert Pritchard says: ‘Women love builders’
“Perhaps it goes back to hunter-gatherer days.”
DON’T MEASURE UP? As fellas, it’s easy to get hung up on the size of our tool kit and start comparing it to others. But don’t be too hard on yourself, as it’s the motion of the ocean that counts.
Often, women won’t orgasm from penetrative sex alone, so let go of those fears and concentrate on your handiwork instead.
Adding ten to 20 minutes of foreplay before you get down to business will ensure you get the job done well.
LAY OUT A FOUNDATION: If you want to seduce a woman, you’ve got to put the graft in to make her feel special and desired.
Women love being romanced so don’t be afraid of looking soppy or cheesy by bringing her flowers or romantic gifts.
Beneath the bravado I’m a real gentleman and like to wine and dine ladies so they know I’m keen.
PERFECT YOUR PAINTWORK: After you’ve done the walls, why not cover your lover’s body in chocolate body paint?
Use a brush to tickle and tease your partner and then lick it off.
To up the ante, use a blindfold so your lover can’t see where you’re going or what you’re drawing.
BEDROOM BANTER: Builders have the gift of the gab because we are always having a joke on site, and this comes in handy when chatting up women.
They love a guy who can laugh them into bed. This is because a sense of humour makes us appear more intelligent and puts the woman at ease.
Couples who laugh together stay together, so don’t make sex serious — have a laugh trying new things out.
DON’T TROWEL IT ON: Women don’t have to look like a super-model or be a size eight to get our attention. We’re just pleased you fancy us, and we love seeing the real you naked.
Men love natural women so don’t hide away your beauty under hair extensions, fake tan and false eyelashes — strip everything back to basics. If it ain’t broken, don’t fix it.
COME ON TIME: Practise “edging” while having sex — a technique where you push yourself to the edge of glory and stop just before you get there.
Then you build it all back up and again — and practise as many times as you can. It will help you last longer in the bedroom.
LAURIN FOX, 29, of Exeter, is single and runs The Posh Fox Garden Design Business.
She says: “Women in manual trades can handle the tiniest tool and get results. We are patient and good with our hands.
Laurin says: ‘Women in manual trades can handle the tiniest tool’
“We’re fit, tanned and have muscles in the right places. I’m not afraid to get dirty, in and out of the bedroom.”
DON’T BRICK IT: Confidence is the biggest turn-on and both sexes love someone who’s self-assured and exciting between the sheets.
Most of us want more adventurous sex, so don’t be afraid to mix up the location and positions.
If you’re too shy to say what you want in bed, play the adult version of Truth Or Dare to subtly find out each other’s secret desires.
LANDSCAPE THE GARDEN: There are 41 different parts of the body which can boost sexual arousal — not including your nether regions.
Think neck, shoulders, scalp, ears, belly, inner thighs, inner arms, back, bum and feet — yes, really. Get your partner to explore them all.
The more relaxed and turned on you feel, the more likely you’ll reach orgasm.
HEALTH AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT: Communication is key to great sex — and make sure you play safe and always wear protection with new partners, to protect yourself and them from STDs and unwanted pregnancies.
Don’t ever do anything you’re not comfortable with, and ditch anyone who makes you feel bad for not doing it.
YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR (HARD) HAT ON: Role play is one of the biggest fantasies among couples.
I’ve lost count of how many guys have asked me to wear my overalls in the bedroom, and I can’t say no to a guy in uniform.
Build up sexual tension by sexting your lover a cheeky snap during the day, of you dressed up to let them know what they can look forward to later.
USE YOUR TOOL KIT: As a builder, I love new gadgets, and that applies to my top drawer too.
Sex toys are a great way for couples to experiment with different types of stimulation.
You can pick one up from your local supermarket for a few quid.
DON’T GET PLASTERED: Too much booze can give fellas brewer’s droop. It increases angiotensin, a hormone linked to erectile dysfunction.
Alcohol can also inhibit men and women’s chances of orgasm because it depresses your central nervous system, numbing you down below.
Having sober sex makes you experience pleasure fully, so you have more chance of hitting the sweet spot.