You aways hear that if you DIY you’ll save a lot of M-O-N-E-Y. But the reality is that DIY projects typically take 3 to 4 times longer than a highly trained contractor to do the job – and eventually 20% of ambitious home re-modelers will need to call for some professional back up – not just to complete the work, but repair the damage that the homeowners themselves have caused.So before you pick up a hammer do some DIY homework to learn what you’re truly able to tackle on your own! In this video I give you some very important advice on DIY – doing it yourself. Would love to hear about some of your own projects! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fzn2tYyJ8F0[/youtube] Stay Inspired! Please leave your questions or comments below this post, and fill out the form on the right hand side of this page to receive your free copy of my special report: “15 Money Saving Strategies When Planning Your Home Renovation” Article by Lori Gilder, Architectural Interior Designer, Los Angeles, Ca. © 2011 Lori Gilder. Interior Makeovers Inc.