DIY-ing can be the best idea you’ve ever had, or it can be the worst and come back to haunt you. Most DIY-ers who take on small projects around the house think they can take on much bigger, more complicated tasks, too. Some might succeed, but more often than not, they fail. We don’t want this to happen to you!
If you’re an avid DIY-er who’s looking to install their own siding, we kindly suggest you stick to the small jobs, instead. Though it might seem like the cheaper, faster way to get the job done, it could backfire.
Read about all the reasons why DIY vinyl siding installation is not the best idea.
You might think that doing the job yourself will be cheaper, but you could be wrong. Sure, you won’t have to pay for the cost of labor, however, you’ll have to buy all the materials, tools, and equipment needed for the job. This can add up quickly, and if you don’t spend the money on the right tools and equipment, or those of high-quality, you could end up with a subpar or improper installation. It pays to pay for the labor of a professional and their team who come fully equipped for the job. It might even end up being cheaper by hundreds of dollars or just a few, but regardless, it could be cheaper!
Have you ever installed siding before? If all you’ve been doing is watching YouTube videos, you’re going to need a little more “expertise” than that! Vinyl siding installation involves several different steps and lots of attention to detail to ensure the utmost accuracy. Hire a professional with experience for the utmost precision to ensure the siding is installed correctly and lasts a long time.Labor
Doing the job yourself can end up taking a lot longer than expected. Things like your full-time job, kids, school events, social life, weather, and other factors can get in the way of you completing your project on time. By hiring a professional, the job can get done in a fraction of the time!