Which HI's can I DIY, and which HI's should be left to professional?
- We've done a lot ourselves, but we usually hire out the plumbing and electrical as you want these things to be to code.
- The best rule of thumb is this; knowledge. If you have done your research, tried it small scale, and YouTube -d it to death, then got for it DIY. If one is not willing to invest the time to learn to do it properly, (homework), then call a professional from the get go.You spend more money when they have to figure out what's is wrong, rip it out and fix what was wrong. It's as if the professional would be starting the project from scratch anyway.Its like studying for a test, if you study, get a great result. It no study's, one gets a crappy result!For the record, I hire plumbers, and concrete professionals.
- I agree with most of what has been said, but there is one more angle to consider. That is the town, city, county, or state codes in your area. There certain things that MUST be done by a licensed, registered (paid the fee) professional in some area, so just be aware of that as well.
- I always start by googling 'what I wish I knew before I ....'. If you simply look up things you want to do you usually only get the positive results or those that are from people who know what they are doing. This way you get a more rounded answer. Than I go to YouTube from which I have learned a lot (including how to fix a washer by myself). If after these investigations it still seems beyond my comfort level I call someone.
- Plumbing and Electrical things should always be done by Licensed, Registered and You can also check the Head Office to check if they are reallyRegistered. Best Wishes.glenlyle61