Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Home & GardenDo It Yourself (DIY) · 2 months ago

Do you need to be a professional to know how to do DIY?

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  • 2 months ago

    No just learn what you want and do it.

  • 2 months ago

    With a little common sense, one only has to look somehing up on you tube and see how to do it.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    No, not at all. Simply read how to do things properly by using the right materials and follow directions. Some things are easier than others, depending on your skill level and desire to learn.

    I am no professional, but I have successfully:

    *Regraded my driveway, added stone and edged it with Belgian block. 

    *I have done dry wall repair using compound.

    *I restored a rotted window frame using wood harder and wood filler

    *I have primed and painted ceilings, walls, exterior siding, windows and furniture.

    *I have laid sheet vinyl, kitchen tiles and wood floors.

    *I have waterproofed decks.

    *I wallpaper.

    *I have put up ceiling tiles.

    *I have laid a flagstone walkway.

    *I laid a slate floor in my breezeway.

    *I have changed light fixtures

    *I have painted interior steps and laid a stair runner.

    *I have built retaining walls.

    And, I am female. Not bad, if I say so myself!  Where there is a will, there is a way!

  • 2 months ago

    No, just research this matter.

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  • 2 months ago

    Do you know what the letters stand for?  DIY means DO IT YOURSELF.  That means you aren't a professional. 

  • 2 months ago

    No one is going to be a professional at every aspect of DIY, so no, you don't.

  • 2 months ago

    No, but if you have to ask, YOU need someone to TEACH you how to do anything right.

  • garry
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    can you read ... thats all read then do ..

  • 2 months ago

    certainly not ... that's why it is called DIY

  • Mog
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Sometimes.     

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