Whew! Horror stories abound, and marriages are sometimes broken on an unrealistic DIY home remodel. Repairing and restoring a home, with a family living in a reduced portion of it, is very fraying on everyone’s nerves.
Repairing rotted ceilings, cracked foundations, and out-of-date electrical systems are a bad fit for DIYers, and if done improperly by inexperienced homeowners, plumbing work can lead to even more repairs from leaking pipes and improperly sloped waste piping. Not something you’d want to deal with.