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Should Homeowners Do Their Own DIY Projects?

Tuesday, November 24, 2020   /   by Brad Brethouwer

Should Homeowners Do Their Own DIY Projects?


There’s nothing wrong with doing some DIY projects to your home if you’re skilled. If you’re not skilled, however, it can be a big problem. We run into it constantly when we go through houses. Some stuff looks really good, but they always tend

to be a lot of unfinished jobs simply because the homeowners doing them aren’t professionals. You might not notice the imperfections, but we do, and the buyer’s agent probably will too.

Make sure that if you’re going to do some upgrades or improvements to your home before you sell it, it’s done right. There’s nothing wrong with doing things yourself, but make sure you finish it and that it looks good. If it’s done improperly, you’re much less likely to get a return on your investment.

I’m a DIY guy myself and I can tell you right now that I’ve learned a lot of things and can tell you about some of my imperfections as well. Make sure you’ve got it all done and it looks right.

If you have any questions for me, don’t hesitate to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.