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3 Reasons to Forgo the DIY Approach for a Building Contractor May 14, 2018

Washburn, Bayfield
3 Reasons to Forgo the DIY Approach for a Building Contractor, Washburn, Wisconsin

If you’re planning any home construction projects, it might seem tempting to save money by handling the work yourself. However, this route can actually lead to higher expenses. Here’s why hiring a building contractor or professional construction company is the best option.

Benefits of Hiring a Building Contractor

1. Equipment & Expertise

Builders and construction companies have the knowledge and training to complete jobs properly. They also have the necessary equipment and work with hardware stores to get good prices on supplies. If you try to do projects yourself, you’ll have to invest in equipment and other supplies to start out with. Then, you need to figure out how to complete the tasks, which are likely to include a significant amount of trial and error.

2. Security 

building contractorMistakes or roadblocks are common in renovation projects. If you attempt a job yourself, even a small misstep, like cutting a material to the wrong length, can set your budget and timetable back significantly. However, if you hire a construction company, they are more likely to avoid major mistakes and know how to navigate unexpected roadblocks. If the company quotes you a price for a project from the beginning, they should cover any additional costs without requiring a higher investment from you. 

3. Insurance

A good construction company should also be licensed to do business in your area and have liability insurance. If there are any injuries that occur on the job, the company’s insurance should cover medical expenses so you won’t be responsible for personal injury claims. Their professional training also means they are less likely to obtain injuries in the first place, as opposed to someone completing a DIY project. 


If you’re looking for a building contractor or construction company in Bayfield, WI, look no further than Dahl Construction Company. The general contractor offers a huge variety of building services, from roofing to home additions. The company has been family-owned and -operated since 1976 and is committed to providing a customized experience to every customer. Call (715) 779-3600 or contact the company online to learn more.

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