I would just like to share a few of the many reasons trying to save a few bucks on your home renovation by doing it yourself is a BAD idea. Many people do not realize the amount of work involved in a home renovation and how crucial doing it correctly is. You may save a little bit of money in the beginning but in the long run is it really worth the countless dollars and hours spent on repairs not to mention the inherent safety hazards.
Below are some of the reasons:
Planning: Right from the beginning of the job the “planning” stage is one of the most crucial steps. Most people under estimate the importance of planning and think they will just do it along the way. Where as a Contractor who does home renovations day in and day out will have proper scheduling in place to ensure the job is complete on time and on budget.
Building codes: If you do not know the building codes, how would you ever be able to follow them to keep your family safe in your home? Provincial Building codes are put in place for a reason, they all have a purpose and that purpose is SAFETY. Would you willingly have your family live in an unsafe home? Professionals know and fallow these codes not just to pass inspection but to keep the home safe for the families who will be living in them.
Built to last: Would you like to waste your hard earned money on materials that were improperly installed and will only last a couple of years?. No didn’t think so, Not only the quality of materials used is important but the proper installation of these products. After weeks and weeks of sanding your ” do it yourself ” …