DIY is a largely popular trend, and hobby for many homeowners. When it comes to do-it-yourself renovations or projects, it is important to know when it is beyond your limits of knowledge and safety. DIY gutter installation as a homeowner has some pros and cons to undertaking this project.
Some projects that can be fun and easy for DIY are homemade planters, garden updates, furniture building, landscaping, art pieces etc. The “not for everyone” DIY projects are often those that involve more possibility for injury, and/or projects that require a higher level of skill. For example, projects that require you to climb a ladder always have a higher potential for injury and it’s important you follow strict safety measures.
There are also projects that require a certain level of skills that not everyone possesses like roofing, pool installation, gutter installation, etc. Some homeowners may posses the skill needed for these projects, but they are not for everyone, and if done incorrectly can have serious impacts on your home, or safety.
When planning a DIY project make sure you:
DIY projects can be a lot of fun. They can be a fun to do with family or children. Just make sure you have the proper tools, time, and know the safety measures that need to be taken!
Here are some fun, family-friendly DIY projects we found on Pinterest: 15 Unique indoor gardening ideas, DIY Hose Hiding, DIY Menu Board, 18 Easy and Small Remodeling DIY Projects for Big Changes in your Home.
We encourage you to take on small DIY projects on your own. Stick to gardening, make fun yard games, repurpose an old gutter as a flower box. However, DIY gutter installation is not one we recommend, it should be left to the pros!