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Painting on Your Own Versus Hiring a Professional

Most of us look for ways that we can save money, so when it comes time to paint
your house, you are probably at least considering doing the job yourself. You
know you could always hire someone to do it, if that’s in your budget, but you
also know that doing the work on your own would save you a lot of money.

Let’s weigh the pros and cons of both options to figure out what might be best for

Painting on Your Own
If you do the job yourself, you know what kind of paint will be used and how well
the job will be done. There is no question about your painting skill, because you
know just how experienced or inexperienced you are. You know whether you are
up to doing all that painting or if you will need to pull in some friends or family

Before you start painting on your own, you should get all the supplies you will
need to do the work, such as the paint (make sure you get the right kind),
brushes, rollers, drop cloths, cleaning supplies, painter’s tape and ladders.

You also have to consider th…

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