Sixty-five per cent would choose a gardener over a lawyer.
A staggering 95 per cent find men with no DIY skills a turn-off.
One in ten would dump them.
Julie Olsson, of woodcare firm Sadolin - which quizzed 3,000 women for the poll - said: "It's an attractive quality to see a man putting time and care into a property's upkeep."
"It highlights her partner is thinking about their lives together," The Sun quoted her, as saying.