With over 70 years of providing home renovations and additions in the Perth area, we have watched a lot of trends come and go. One of the more interesting trends we have seen is the proliferation of DIY home improvement. Cable TV has made DIY home renovation extremely popular. Unfortunately, it isn’t as easy as the TV shows would have you think.
When you watch a TV show about home renovations, you see a lot of smiling faces telling you how easy it is. They might show you a few possible pitfalls, but the bottom line is that they are trying to fill you with the confidence and knowledge they feel you need to renovate your own home.
Sadly, while they do a great job, they can’t make their talent or ability jump out of the TV screen. While a lot of Australians are very handy and great at renovating their own homes, there are also a lot of people who just don’t have the requisite hand/eye coordination, the steady hand or the skills to renovate their own homes and make them look like they were done like a professional.
Ask any real estate agent: nothing detracts from the value of a home like a shoddy attempt at renovation. The value is degraded because people know they will have to hire someone like us to renovate the renovation. And that, of course, is going to cost a bit of money. Here are a couple of benefits of hiring a professional.
Do you really want to go through all of the work and hassle of renovating your own home? It may look fun on TV, but it gets “old” pretty fast if you aren’t used to doing it.
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Don’t DIY. It can cost a lot of money to repair. Call 1300 948 094.