Every homeowner falls somewhere on the handiness rating scale. From rank amateur to building pro, everyone has a skill level and a comfort zone which informs them when it comes time to decide whether to fix it yourself or hire it out. Some repairs make it easy to choose. Electrical repairs, for example, are often a no-brainer. Electricity can kill you so if you don’t know your Ohms from your Amps hire it out. Plumbing is generally easy, and people are willing to give it a shot. Water eventually dries. But roofs are a different animal. When faced with roof repair, roof replacement, or roof installation. DIY turns quickly into calling a roof contractor once the ladder is climbed and the steep pitch of a slippery roof becomes a reality.
Pros and Cons of DIY Roof Replacement