Pros and Cons of Home Painting Job in DIY Way and by Hiring Professional
While planning for your home painting often you may debate whether you must hire a contractor for painting or should you go DIY way. However, both have certain pros and cons.
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Let us take up both the ways one by one in this short write-up.
- DIY way
If you are considering this route then the following are a few pros and cons of this approach.
- You can surely save the cost of a contractor which can be huge if you have very limited money for the project.
- You can take pride in doing the whole work all by yourself.
- Your family member can join the work and develop good bonding.
- You can go at your own pace.
- If you are not a regular painter then you need to spend on various tools and equipment.
- Unless you are a professional painter, you may not be able to do the job at a professional level.
- If the result is not satisfactory then the whole of your efforts and time spent will get wasted.
- You may end up calling a professional at the end for repainting, which may cost you more too.
- It can be a too tiring job and if you are not used to such type of work then whatever money you saved may not be worth the amount of time spent by you and the hard work done.
- Hiring professionals
The following are a few pros and cons of hiring professionals:
- Professionals are fully trained for this job and are regularly doing the painting job. Hence, they can deliver quality jobs effortlessly.
- They have all the latest tools and equipment to do a quality finish.
- They can complete the job much faster
- They will also offer you guarantee/warrantee for their work
- The cost of hiring may be a little higher.
- Professionals may not be available as per your timings.
Looking at the above, unless you are a professional painter, it will be better to hire professionals for painting work.