To DIY or don't DIY? That is the question. Of course, you like rummaging around in the garden and make everything exactly as you want it. If there are flowers to plant, not a problem. If there are leaves to rake, you’re on it. And if you need to set up your outdoor lounge set, consider it done. A quick trip to your local gardening or DIY center and you’re good to go. But … [Read more...] about Some Things You Don’t DIY
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DIY has become the norm, and for good reason. Before starting any home upgrade project, a series of questions need to be answered. Arguably the biggest decision, however, is deciding whether to call a pro or take the DIY option. While the latter may seem quite daunting, it is the perfect solution in a host of different situations. Here are just four incentives for … [Read more...] about Why Try DIY for Your Next Home Improvement?
There are some occasions when DIY is a bad idea. While I'm an avid DIY'er, there are some jobs that are best left to professionals. While I've never taken on a job that I haven't been able to finish, I have had several emails from people looking for advice. Unfortunately, sometimes I really don't have the answer. Because when it comes to bigger jobs, more skilled installations, … [Read more...] about When DIY Is A Bad Idea
You can save money when budgeting for your DIY project; learn when to save and when to splurge on materials. A DIY project can really hit you in the wallet...hard. But if you know what you can save money on and where you need to really spend it, you can alleviate some of the financial strain. RELATED POST: How to Make Home Improvements on a Budget PLAN CAREFULLY: Before … [Read more...] about Budgeting For Your DIY Project – When to Save, When to Splurge