March 16, 2016

10 home repairs you don't want to do yourself

By Marcie Geffner - Lending Tree

DIY projects to improve your home are one of the biggest joys of being a homeowner.

But before you do any project yourself, you should think carefully about whether you have the necessary skills, tools and materials and whether the cost savings, if any, justifies the risk of mistakes or injuries to you or your family.

If you’re on the fence, get bids from a few reputable contractors before you decide. The cost might be cheaper than you expected and that might influence your decision to try the project on your own.

Some projects, though, aren’t smart to DIY in any circumstances.

Read more: http://blog.lendingtree.com/2016/03/16/10-projects-you-probably-dont-want-to-diy/