Home Maintenance Inspection Schedule and Checklist

The checklist at the following link is one of the better generic, one size fits all, checklists and schedules for home maintenance inspections:

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ejk5bua66n3nbef/20140216-1515-%20Example%20Home%20Maintenance%20Checklist%20-%20UM.PDF

DIY versus Pro…?

DIY versus Pro…?

I recently came upon a blog that featured an article comparing and contrasting the benefits versus costs of handling a job in a DIY versus Pro approach.  See the flow chart below.  This is a great way of looking at this process.  I often encourage my customers and clients to try to take the DIY approach when it makes sense.  A lot of my customers get a certain level of personal satisfaction from the process of learning how to build with their own hands and I definitely advocate taking the chance to take on a project yourself, where it makes sense.

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