10 DIY Projects That Don’t Save You Money

Alfred Hofer (123rf.com)

We like to save a buck just as much as the next guy. That’s why we love to post DIY projects that help our customers save money. But, not all DIY projects are created equal. Sometimes, it’s best to hire a professional contractor to get the job done right.

So, how do you know which jobs to tackle yourself and when it’s best to outsource? The home experts at BobVila.com have taken the guesswork out of that decision for you. Their recent blog 10 Times Doing It Yourself Doesn’t Save You Money breaks it all down.

You can read the entire article here to learn why these 10 projects made the list.

  • Replacing Windows and Exterior Doors
  • Concrete Walkways and Steps
  • Plumbing
  • Tearing Down a Wall
  • Taking Down a Tree
  • Repairing the Roof
  • Hanging Drywall
  • Adding a Gas Range
  • Refinishing a Bathtub
  • Working with Wiring

If this list has you thinking twice about taking on your next roofing or window project yourself, the home improvement experts at Baltic Exteriors can help. With more than 10 years of proven and award-winning experience working on Chicagoland homes, we are confident that you will be glad you hired us. Contact us now to get information and schedule a free estimate.