Should you Tackle That Home Project or Leave it to the Pros

Dated: July 31 2020

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You have a home project to do, but should you do it?  If you have more time than money, it may seem like a good idea... But what if suddenly you are over your head and not sure how to proceed with the project.  Could that eventually cost you more money?  Perhaps it could.  Here are a few household projects that might be better left to the Pros.

Kitchens

This is a good one to leave to the experts.  Installing cupboards, appliances and countertops is no easy task. I can tell you from experience, my backsplash was done by the previous owners.  You are in your kitchen every day. You don't want to look at someone elses DIY tilework.  Leave it to the experts.

Finishing Your Basement

A finished basement can add value to your home, but if its not done correctly it might cost you money.  Buyers can check to see if permits were pulled to finish the basement. A finished basement gives a house more living space. If it looks DIY or shoddy, people may consider that they have to have it redone and consider it an expense rather than a value. It's a good one for the Pros to do.

Major Repairs

Have you plugged cords into an outlet? Yeah, me too.  But that does not make me an electrician.  I've also plunged toilets but that doesn't make me a plumber either.  My point is this... Leave the major repairs like structural, electrical, plumbing, and the roof to the experts. They are best equipped to handle these projects.

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