DIY Projects

To DIY, Or Not To DIY? That Is the Question

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Is doing it yourself really worth the extra effort? It depends. In some cases, you can save a good chunk of cash by purchasing materials at the local hardware store and applying a little elbow grease. But for other projects, it may actually be less expensive (and a lot easier) to hire a contractor.

When you’re deciding which direction to take, it’s important to be realistic about the time, money and energy you’ll spend on a project (especially if you’re a DIY newbie!).

View the slideshow above for five questions to ponder before you head to Home Depot all gung-ho.
 
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