How To Turn Your DIY Hobby Into A Career

If you’re passionate about DIY and enjoy spending weekends making home improvements,  or crafts maybe you should consider making a career out of your hobby. There’s always a huge demand for interior design, decorating and furniture making services. Some tradespeople even make a living from doing odd jobs like putting up shelves or hanging pictures. If you have the skills and ability to make quality improvements to your own home, you could be making some money helping others improve theirs.

Here are a few essential steps you’ll need to take to turn your DIY hobby into a career:

 

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DIY Powder Room Upgrades

 

Does your powder room (aka bathroom) feel a little underwhelming? You may be under the impression that the decor in these rooms don’t matter, but we’re here to tell you that enhancing the powder rooms in your home can do a lot in terms of adding value! Sometimes, all it takes is a simple upgrade, like freshly tiling your floor or installing new fixtures around your sink. Discover how easy it can be to completely transform the look and feel of your powder room.

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To Roof or Not to Roof, That is the Question

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

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Top 5 Painting Mistakes

With the amount of painting I’ve done around the house you’d think i’d be an expert by now. Not even close.  I find myself making the same mistakes every time! I decided to make a list of my most common painting fails, so you don’t have to make the same mistake when painting!

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Year Two Wrap Up

Foreword:  the second year goes much quicker than the first.  A lot more feeling comfortable and  alot less work getting done… But we did still get a lot done.  Some of it small like getting new furniture (new couch, bench, coffee table, and cabinet), finishing up some projects and starting some new ones.

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