Aspects of Home Flipping That Should Be Done by a Professional

Aspects of Home Flipping That Should Be Done by a Professional

Home flipping is a popular side hustle or even full-time job, and it can be quite rewarding to restore an ailing house to its former glory. While much of the hard work involved in home flipping can be DIY, some repairs should be left to the professionals. Here are some common home flipping tasks that you shouldn’t generally attempt yourself.

Aspects of Home Flipping: Plumbing

Unless you are trained, it is usually best to hire a plumber for any major plumbing remodeling or repairs. Often, a project that seems simple goes awry and you end up calling a plumber anyway, but only after spending a lot of money, time, and frustration trying to do it yourself. Even if you manage to complete the project, there may be undetected leaks within the walls or under floors, and you can end up doing serious damage to the home’s structure.

Electrical Wiring

Another area that is best left to the professionals is electrical wiring. Rookie mistakes with the electrical system can literally be deadly. Running wires yourself poses a risk of electrical shock if you don’t know what you are doing. Furthermore, improper wiring can cause fire and injuries in your home. A home’s electrical system is extremely complex. You need to understand which types of wires, switches, and outlets to use throughout the house. You must also know which wires should connect and where to connect them. You will need to learn and follow the electrical codes for your area. And you need to be able to complete all these tasks perfectly. Even minor mistakes can lead to shorts, over-heating, and fires.

Aspects of Home Flipping: Repairing the Roof

Without training, it is nearly impossible to understand roofing techniques, utilize the best materials, and have the proper tools on hand. This means that attempting to repair the roof of your house often produces poor results. Additionally, professional roofers are trained in roof safety. They have the correct safety equipment and know how to avoid accidents. Falling accidents among homeowners happen all-too often, leading to serious injury or death. Don’t risk your life doing a job that will have better results if done by a professional, anyway. Leave perilous climbs and knee-shaking heights to the experts.

Remodeling a home and turning it into something beautiful presents a fun and interesting challenge. Just be sure to leave some things to the experts. But don’t worry, you will still have plenty of work to do yourself before your home is ready to sell!

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$5,300,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
7,000
SQFT
3336 West Riverside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
$2,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
4
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,800
SQFT
1226 Miracle Ln
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$2,650,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
6
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,450
SQFT
1230 Gasparilla Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
York Manor Subdivision
$525,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,584
SQFT
3284 Avocado Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
Price Change - 6 days ago
$1,150,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,928
SQFT
1357 Osceola Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
$749,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,457
SQFT
1343 Shadow Ln
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Country Club Estates Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,859
SQFT
2909 Valencia Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Valencia Terrace Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$716,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,706
SQFT
1383 Gasparilla Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
York Manor Subdivision
$399,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,491
SQFT
3826 Harold Ave W
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Harold Ave Subd Subdivision
$439,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,886
SQFT
1444 Passaic Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Mcgregor Estates Subdivision
$368,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,764
SQFT
1271 Burtwood Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$315,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,784
SQFT
1414 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$464,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,144
SQFT
2975 Mcgregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Valencia Terrace Subdivision
$2,950,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.1381
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1301 Poinciana Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Poinciana Park Subdivision
Foreclosure
$324,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
975
SQFT
1533 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Coconut Grove Subdivision
$5,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,934
SQFT
1201 Carlene Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Caloosa View Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$485,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,862
SQFT
1353 Morningside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Seminole Estates Subdivision
$425,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,269
SQFT
1272 Vesper Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$335,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,359
SQFT
1573 Braman Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Coconut Grove Subdivision
$389,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,672
SQFT
1259 Carlene Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Not Applicable Subdivision

 

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