Five Common DIY Mistakes to Avoid
By: Matt D'Alesio
DIY Mistake #4: Bad Budgeting
Many over enthusiastic DIYers start a job without enough advance planning or taking into account all the expenses that will be involved.
How To Avoid This Mistake – Before you buy a single screw or nail, go through the entire project on paper, figuring all the materials you will need and the associated cost, then add 10% just to be sure. That way unexpected expenses won’t will come back to bite you halfway through the job.