DIY Options: First of all, some homeowners attempt to do their roofing and guttering themselves, thinking it will save them money on labor. For a professional, this is a good idea. A professional knows exactly how to operate the proper tools safely, and this can save a lot of money and make for some extremely affordable roofing and guttering.
However….: However, for someone who doesn’t know how to and have the professional resources with which to complete a professional roofing and guttering project a DIY job can cost more money in the long run than it saves. A DIY guttering job by an average person can leave unwanted holes and gaps that can render a roof or gutter system completely useless. By the time a professional has to repair damages caused by poor do-it-yourself jobs, more money has been spent in the back end than hiring a professional from the beginning.
DIY options can be a good choice for someone with the tools and background in roofing and guttering, but for the average joe hiring a professional is the most affordable roofing and guttering option there is. However, hiring a seasoned professional with the proper staffing and efficient practices and tools can save money over hiring someone who’s ill equipped for the job, so which roofing and guttering contractor is chosen also makes a big difference in price.