D I Y, is it safe?
Should you do it?
Or would you rather professionals did,well it really depends on how experienced you are quite often, if you have the right tools and how confident you are.
When you buy anything other than a brand-new home there is always work to do and sometimes it is much easier to get a professional or a friend who is very skilled at this particular job to help you because sometimes you can make a bigger mess than you already have got. It really depends if it ain’t the electrics or to do with water so electricity or plumbing it can be quite dangerous. It can be, in the wrong hands so be very careful before you start any work like this , take some advice and read a lot before you start especially at the weekend or late at night as you might not finish it in time before it gets dark and you cannot call anybody out.
Any DIY other than plumbing or electrical work is normally quite simple to do and a good project to start with. Most tools and products you need for the Project are easily obtainable from the local hardware store and are usually quite reasonably priced.
Some DIY projects are actually quite interesting to do and quite rewarding and also can save you a lot of money which is always good :-).
On the subject of electricity and plumbing it is very important to know, where the electrical supply enters the house and the water supply enters the house. These are usually obvious as they are the electrical fuse box and the water main stopcock. At some point or other you will need to turn one of those two things off so you need to find out where they are as soon as you own the house because for sure something will go wrong and you need to turn the power off , all the water off and you don’t want to be running around the house trying to find them when there is an emergency.