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Hire a contractor or do it yourself?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:57 AM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Depends on the job. If it's wiring Id call a professional. If it's painting I do it myself. Same with carpet cleaning. Building a deck? We'd do it ourselves. Installing a driveway we would call the pro's
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 11:59 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • If you have the money, then pay someone to do it for you. It saves hassle and they are skilled so you know it will be right. We do alot of the decorating but we are to busy for the big jobs so we pay someone to do it
    mum-to-a-cutie

    Answer by mum-to-a-cutie at 12:00 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • depends for what project honestly. putting in new tile on the floor or in the kitchen, me.. painting, me.. repairing the siding on the house or putting down carpet.. them
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 11:58 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I hire people for anything that I (or DH) don't have the skill or time to do. Trying to do things yourself when you're clueless can end up costing you a lot more in the long run.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 11:58 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • depends on what it is, electrical, my dh can do...plumbing, my dad can do but as far as building something like adding a room, i'd get someone else to do it
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 12:10 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Depends on the project and your skill level.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 2:02 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • depending on the project and if you are able to do it yourself
    RACINGMANIA

    Answer by RACINGMANIA at 2:43 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • We do it ourselves.
    Sarahb21

    Answer by Sarahb21 at 9:15 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I work in construction so I have a lot of friends that can help out if it is something we cannot do. But for the most part we do it ourself.
    Peajewel

    Answer by Peajewel at 11:36 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Contractor for the bigger projects.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 12:53 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

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