Convinced you could pull off a DIY flooring installation and save some money? If you have little to no experience with residential flooring installation – or DIY projects in general – then most likely, you’re better off handing the job over to professional flooring installation services. In the end, if you’re not 100% comfortable with such a huge project, then you’re looking at a significant margin of error – one that will probably cost you a lot more in the long run.
Save yourself a whole lot of heartache (and a ton of hard-earned cash) by asking yourself the following 4 questions before attempting a DIY residential flooring installation.
- How much DIY experience do you have with Myrtle Beach flooring?
Even the most experienced DIYer can run into some major problems with this type of project. While you may have some basic tools, perhaps even some more advanced machinery, this type of job requires the right kinds of tools, some of which are expensive. Only individuals with a high degree of skills with tiles, planks, carpeting, and other types of flooring should attempt such a project on their own.
- Is your project going to be advanced or complicated?
Do you know about patterning, what to do with oddly-shaped rooms and uneven subfloors, how to perform tricky cuts, and what structural features impact floor installation? If you’re not comfortable dealing with any of these issues, then without a doubt, you should forget about taking this renovation on. The industry experts know all there is about these projects, as well as the tips and tricks to solve any problem they run into.
- Are you willing to make do with the final result (if something goes wrong)?
Are you willing to live with the result of a project gone awry? Of course, you'd like your home to look its best – isn't that the entire point of a renovation? But if you're left with a disappointing final result, then you may be stuck living with your new look for the next few years. As such, hiring experienced, skilled professionals would be the best option, assuming you don't want to walk on wonky floors for the foreseeable future.
- Do you have the time to take on this DIY?
This type of project can take up a substantial amount of time, especially if you’re considering doing everything yourself. However, by hiring a contractor, you’ll just skip right through to enjoying your new makeover!
For professional advice and guidance from the floor experts, come visit our Young Interiors showroom in Myrtle Beach and Longs, SC.