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Comparison between DIY Flooring Installation and Hiring a Professional

As a homeowner, you may often go for renovation of your home and would also like to change your flooring, if the condition of your existing flooring has deteriorated enough. Often many of you may also prefer to go for DIY installation as these days with technical innovation a few varieties of flooring offers such an option too.

However, are you really very serious about going in a DIY way? Read further and decide whether it will be a right decision or not.  

689 Pty Ltd is a family owned flooring company that has been providing flooring services for more than last 15 years. Can you match the quality of workmanship that the tradies of this field can offer? Can you risk the quality of your floor for just saving a few dollars? These are the questions that you need to answer before you make any decision.

Pros and cons of hiring a professional 


The following are a few pros and cons of hiring any flooring installation company.

  • Efficient and speedy installation
  • Can offer several flooring options
  • Guaranteed work
  • No effort from your side
  • Old flooring removal will also be done
  • Have all necessary tools
  • Checks subflooring
  • Experience
  • Protect your investment
  • Safe disposal of waste
  • Any unexpected problem can be quickly resolved


  • Cost of the project may be out of your budget
  • May not be available when needed by you
  • Sometimes may need follow-ups if they are busy.

Pros and cons of DIY option

Now let us look at the pros and cons of a DIY option too.


  • Saving the cost of installation
  • Schedule as per your convenience
  • You can correct your mistakes later


  • May take longer time
  • Lack of working experience may show up in quality
  • Removing old flooring can be a pain
  • Need to buy/rent tools and equipment
  • May come under trouble if any unexpected problem crops up
  • May remain unsatisfied with the quality 
  • You have to dispose of all the waste
  • At the end of the day you may remain dissatisfied
  • Chances are there it may end up with a costlier option.

With the above comparison of the pros and cons of both options, you can draw your own conclusion about which is a sensible decision to go for. Particularly for any timber flooring, you may also need a service for floor sanding and polishing in Gold Coast. This can always be a very precise job and unless you have hands-on experience we will not advise you to go in a DIY way. 

So we will advise you to take the help of any tradie who has got enough experience of this job rather than taking the risk of going on a DIY way. After all, it is a question of your home where you have to live with it for many years.

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