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Have you ever started a DIY home project and left it for a few days, maybe months, until it was finished? While there is initial excitement when starting an upgrade or remodeling project, that can quickly go away when plans don't go accordingly or it's a bit more work than you've expected.
If you've been looking for a reason to finish that paint project or kitchen installation, we have the answer for you. Our friends at The Patch Boys put together this infographic that shows how an unfinished project and impact your mental health. In fact, as the graphic shows below, there are some home improvements that can even benefit our mental health long-term. See the graphic below for more tips.
A great way to handle an unfinished project is by letting a pro take care of it. It will take the stress and pressure off you and get the job done right. ImproveNet can connect you with pros in your area for free, contact a contractor today.
Source: Psychology of Space
Overcoming Home Improvement Challenges
As you can see, many homeowners get stuck when it comes to a challenge in their DIY project. They might not know where to look for answers or, don't have the right tools to do so. Here are some resources that might help, in addition to the ones mentioned above.
- Cost guides can help when your budget unexpectedly changes.
- Material calculators can assist in getting you the right amount of material for your project.
- Stuck trying to find new ideas? Check out ImproveNet's articles for design inspiration.
- Contact a pro who can help take the confusion out of your unfinished project.
Keep in mind, every good DIY project starts with a plan. Write down steps, materials, cost
Have you ever had an unfinished DIY project? What motivated you to get the job done? Let us know in the comments below.