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Hiring a Professional vs Do it Yourself?

December 5, 2019 – by Tony Earnshaw

People generally fall into two groups: those who love to roll their sleeves up and get involved in some DIY maintenance, and those who would rather do anything else.

Whether a job needs to be done in order to repair damage to a home or workplace or routine cleaning work is required due to general wear and tear, some people can’t wait to don their work clothes, grab the cleaning supplies and get stuck in.

Let’s take a look at some key decisions to make before you get started on your next project.

Do you Feel Confident?

When it comes to maintenance of any domestic or commercial equipment, it is vitally important that anyone completing these tasks is confident that they can do so effectively. It is counterproductive for someone to strip an extractor fan in order to clean it if the person cannot remember how to put it back together again once they have finished. Similarly, the time taken to clean this could be used for some other more profitable business-related tasks.

Of course, if you are confident enough to complete the maintenance task yourself, it can not only save some money but may also prove to be therapeutic. Engrossing oneself in a task such as stripping, and cleaning parts allows the mind to be freed from other stresses.

Do you have the Tools for the Job?

If you are going to use the tools needed to complete maintenance jobs regularly, then purchasing them is money well spent. Otherwise, the financial outlay on specialist equipment, such as ladders is best directed elsewhere.

As with any business decision, the time taken to complete a task needs to be weighed up against the money saved.

If you are looking for help with any cleaning or maintenance projects, reputable specialists’ company, UK Commercial Cleaning operate nationwide and have the tools and expertise needed for a wide range of tasks.

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Since single-handedly forming the UK Commercial Group a decade ago, Tony Earnshaw has remained at the helm – overseeing the company’s developments and making all of the plays necessary to remain at the forefront of a highly competitive industry.

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