Home improvement projects you shouldn’t DIY

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Thanks to YouTube and web searches homeowners are able to do a lot of home improvement projects on their own without having to call in a professional. However, there are some jobs you shouldn’t do yourself.

Tree removal: Removing a tree, or even trimming a tree, if a project best left to the professionals. Trimming trees involves having to use tools at tall heights, which can lead to potentially dangerous accidents. Removing an entire tree also comes with danger, especially if there are power are gas lines around.

Structural changes: Knocking down walls can be a dangerous task. You need to ensure there are no electrical wires or plumbing in the wall before removing it.

Electrical work: All electrical work should always be left in the hands of a professional. Making a mistake during electrical work can be catastrophic to you and your home.

Major plumbing problems: While you might be able to fix a dripping faucet on your own, any bigger problems should be left to the professionals. Water problems can cause major damage to your home if not treated correctly.

Roof repair: While it might be tempting to apply a quick patch to your roof, if you make a mistake it could actually harm your home’s structure.