Assessing a Project: Pro vs. DIY
TOM: Looking to save money on your next home improvement project? Then you might not want to do it yourself. Hi, I’m Tom Kraeutler.
LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete with today’s Money Pit home improvement minute.
TOM: Now more than ever, you want to get the most for your home improvement dollar. There are great deals to be had, but to get the best, you have to know where to look and how to plan.
LESLIE: Start with solid product research to learn which products are best for your project. Taking time to comparison shop now will save you money later.
TOM: Be honest about your own project abilities. Ask yourself if you really have the experience, tools, and time to tackle the job at hand. If not, hiring a professional is the right way to go.
LESLIE: Find the perfect pro for your project through recommendations from trusted sources. A contractor should be licensed and insured, and given detailed project specs so they can prepare a competitive project bid.That’s how to one should be assessing a project: Pro vs. DIY. I’m Leslie Segrete.
TOM: And I’m Tom Kraeutler. For more Money Pit home improvement tips, visit moneypit.com.