Why Try DIY for Your Next Home Improvement?

DIY has become the norm 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.  

When DIY Is A Bad Idea

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, or jobs that require tradesmen I also hire a pro.

Budgeting For Your DIY Project – When to Save, When to Splurge

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.

Free Printable: DIY Project Planning Sheet free download

I'm sharing with you a free printable jpg: DIY Project Planning Checklist because there's nothing worse than really getting started on a project only to need to put it on hold. Use this free printable project planning sheet to set yourself up for success.