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3 DIY Projects That Are Actually DDIY (don’t-do-it-yourself) Projects

The do-it-yourself (DIY) industry is absolutely exploding. You have probably seen it all over the place. DIY this and DIY that. We’re here to tell you that DIY isn’t actually the answer to a lot of things. We know that it is great for certain things. But there are some things you really really really shouldn’t DIY! Here’s our list.



plumberFor those of you who are daring enough to work on plumbing issues with no plumbing experience, we salute you in your endeavor. However, even basic repair often requires the skill of a professional plumber. When you decide to take on these problems by yourself, you are almost guaranteeing headaches, loss of money, and worsening the issue.



We have every ounce of confidence in your ability to change light bulbs. Beyond that, though? We highly suggest you seek professional help. Wiring is often very complicated and carries serious risks! Leave this work to the experts.


Carpet cleaning

As you probably could have guessed, we’re pretty passionate about this one. Your home gets love in a lot of places, but carpet tends to not be one of those places. The problem with this is your carpeting serves a purpose other than looking and feeling good to your feet. Carpet traps dust, dirt, and bacteria like an air filter. Just like any filter, it will eventually get full and not work to its full potential. This creates a toxic air quality in your home that worsens allergies and the likelihood of getting sick. Regular professional cleanings will keep your home clean, healthy, and looking good! BEWARE: Steam cleaning will worsen the health of your carpet and your home. Instead of Chem-Dry’s healthy carpet cleaning method, steam cleaning uses excessive amounts of water and harsh soaps.


Professional cleaning from Chem-Dry is proven to be the best way to guarantee healthy and clean carpets. Chem-Dry uses Hot Carbonating Extraction (HCE) cleaning process that provides a deeper, longer lasting clean for a healthier home.

When it’s time to clean your carpets, let a trusted Chem-Dry professional carpet and upholstery cleaner handle the job. Find your local Chem-Dry franchise today!