DIY projects

Design trends are always changing and with what seem like thousands of shows and articles telling you how easy it is for you to do-it-yourself; it’s worth mentioning some of the safety precautions you may want to take. If you are considering doing any DIY projects or renovations around your home, be sure to read below for some helpful tips to ensure that your renovation is taken with safety in mind.

Whether you are undertaking a small and simple project at home, or performing a larger renovation, it is imperative that you are aware of any dangers that may be associated with said projects. Be sure to prepare and plan for your renovation and write a list of all the tools and safety gear you will need. Stock up on safety goggles, masks, gloves and proper tools before you begin your project. Make sure that you clear all clutter and obstacles in the area where you will be performing the renovation (this should help you to avoid unnecessary falls and trips). Keep children and pets away from areas that are unsafe and only use tools that you are confident and capable of using. Use extra caution when using ladders and stools and if necessary, enlist someone to help. Certain products contain harmful chemicals so be sure to read every label.

DIY projects are definitely possible, and with careful planning and preparation and a strong dose of confidence you should be able to pull it off. Most importantly, remember to be safe and don’t be ashamed if you hit a point where it’s ‘time to call in the experts’.

For any real estate assistance in the Oakville, Burlington, Milton area contact Mary at maryobrienc21@cogeco.ca

 

Mary O'Brien

Mary O'Brien

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CENTURY 21 Miller Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage*
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