Christmas is over, and you might be turning to the jobs that need doing around the house. But do you try to tackle them yourself, or do you call in a trusted tradesperson?
The tempting option can be to do some DIY, especially after Christmas, as every penny counts.
But is it worth it? We think that whilst it’s great to do some jobs yourself, larger projects should be left to the pros. Read on to find out why we think sometimes it’s best to call a trusted tradesperson.
1. You’ll save time
Have you got a New Year’s resolution? Perhaps it’s to spend more time with your children, socialise more or get down to the gym. You’ll have much more time to do these things if you get a tradesperson to do a job you were thinking about doing yourself.
What’s more, a trusted tradesperson is likely to get your job done much quicker than if you did some DIY.
2. You might cause damage doing DIY
Ever regretted doing DIY? It’s not uncommon for things to go wrong. If you get a tradesperson to do it, you know that you don’t have to worry – they’re a trained professional.
Even if things don’t go wrong with your DIY project, the pro will finish the job to a better standard.
3. No need to buy extra tools
You won’t have to splash out on tools you’ll never use again. There’s no point in buying tools especially for a job when it’s the only thing you’ll ever need them for.
4. You’ll get free advice
Whilst the contractor is completing the job, they can give you advice about the work and anything else that you might want to do. They’re an expert in their trade, so you can trust their advice.
5. You can call them back
If something is not quite right, you can call the pro back to ask them to help you or fix the issue. If something goes wrong on a DIY job, you’ll have to call a tradesperson anyway – why risk it?
6. You won’t have to source the parts
Finding parts for a job at a good price can be difficult for the layperson. Your contractor will have no problem finding the parts for your project at the cheapest rate.
7. You’ll have a stress-free experience
DIY can be a top stress-factor if things go wrong. You’re much more likely to have a good experience if you use a trusted tradesperson to do the job for you. They should sort out everything for you.
8. Quotatis makes it easy
If one of the things that is putting you off hiring a contractor is the hassle of finding one, Quotatis can help. All you need to do is fill in our online form and we’ll match you with up to 4 local professionals.