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DIY or Hire A Contractor?

Los Angeles is home to almost four million people. Many of these residents prefer to renovate their existing home rather than move to an already remodeled house or build a new one. These homeowners may feel that by doing some of the renovations themselves, they will save money. But, as you may be aware, choosing the DIY route can get tricky, leading to costly repairs. Many people feel that after watching numerous do-it-yourself videos or a certain number of home improvement episodes that renovating should be easy. Unfortunately, this is usually not the case, and homeowners may not realize this until a lot of time and money have been spent.

With the rising costs of materials that are needed for renovations, finding a reputable and experienced  remodeling contractor can actually save you money. Contractors not only have materials available, but also have contacts to help you find the least expensive materials for your home renovation. Plus, a licensed contractor is familiar with all of the city permits and safety codes, which allows the job to be done correctly the first time, avoiding any costly mistakes. When you hire an experienced contractor, you won’t need to worry about finding different workers necessary when doing a complete remodel, such as quality electricians, plumbers, kitchen designers, flooring installers, etc. Instead, the licensed contractor has the correct professionals to do the work, and guarantees their work.

So, when you want to update and remodel your kitchen or bathroom, or add more space to your home with a room addition or want a patio enclosure built to bring the outdoors in, or a patio cover to allow you to comfortably enjoy the outdoors, or decide to have your homes electric and plumbing upgraded, make life easier on yourself and hire a professional. If you feel that you would like to hire a contractor but don’t know how to do it, you may want to start by looking online. Not only will you get a list of available contractors, but you can also see reviews, as well as, before and after pictures. The contractor should be able to come to your home, see the work entailed and give you an exact price quote.

If you know someone who has had renovations done on their home and liked the results, find out who they used. This is how we at  State Wide Construction and Remodeling in Los Angeles, proudly get most of our work from.

Should you want to get a FREE in home, exact price quote for any remodel you may be considering, call our toll free number at 1-800-840-5377 OR call Joe Grimberg, a CSLB licensed contractor and engineer for over two decades directly at 1-818-633-5462 to schedule a time to meet.