Those Britons looking to carry out a DIY project should ensure they take the time to plan out such work, it has been claimed.
Paul Taylor states that setting out the details of home improvements – such as the timeline for the project, the budget and the specific jobs required – could not only see them save time but also money.
Writing in a piece for lovemoney.com, he points out that changing one’s mind while halfway through a DIY project and impulse buying items which do not match a room’s look are just some of the common mistakes made by home improvement enthusiasts.
He also urged people to carry out work as quickly as possible, not only to save money but to also reduce the inconvenience that DIY projects – particularly large ones – can cause.
Doing so could be particularly advisable for those looking to sell their property, as a recent Shelter Offshore article stated such homeowners need to ensure any outstanding home improvement projects are complete before putting it on the market, as unfinished work could deter prospective buyers.