We live in a time where most of us have a plethora of information always at our fingertips. If we want a new recipe, there’s a blog about it. If we’re curious about a product, we Google it. If we want to learn how to do something, it’s on YouTube. So because of this, the do-it-yourself (DIY) method has become popular. Instead of calling an expert to help, we go to the internet to see what it would take for us to do it first.
Most people try to DIY home projects because they want to save time and money. While that works for some projects, it’s in your best interest to hire an expert to handle your window treatments.
Here are three reasons you should think twice before going DIY.
1. The process takes a lot of time
Installing your blinds is going to take time and effort to get it done right. First, you’d have to research everything you need to do the task (and hope your resource didn’t miss anything). Second, you’d have to go to the store to buy all necessary items. Third, you’d have to take time to watch videos or read instructions on how to do it. Lastly, you’d have to actually set aside the time to install the blinds. Let’s face it, who has the time for all that? Don’t push it to the bottom of your to-do list. We're busy enough and most people don’t want to learn something new and attempt to do it for a one-time project. Mistakes can happen when installing a window covering, especially if you have never done it before. It takes longer to put up one blind than you think, and if you have multiple window coverings, it could take all day. That’s why an expert installer from Budget Blinds is your answer for efficiency! Budget Blinds will install your blinds fast and get it done right the first time.
2. You might not save money
Unless your job requires you to have a variety of tools, you most likely won't have all the tools needed to install your blinds. Purchasing tools can get pricey. Plus, you’ll have to learn how to use the new tools that you might never use again. When you hire an expert, they have all the tools needed and know how to use them.
3. There's a high likelihood for error
If you're inexperienced with window coverings, problems can arise with a DIY installation. A big issue of improper installation is having the window treatment fall off the window. This can be dangerous. If you install a treatment wrong it can damage the actual covering which might require buying a replacement. A damaged window covering can cause the warranty to be invalid. If you hang it wrong and it doesn’t work, you might have to reinstall it, taking even more time. Hiring a professional prevents annoying and expensive issues.
What You Get When You Hire a Budget Blinds Expert
As the largest custom window covering company in North America, we provide stress-free service. We bring the store to you and take care of it all including measuring and installation. We will fit your window coverings properly and have them up in no time. At installation, we walk you through how to use your new window treatments to prevent excessive damage from wear and tear. Plus, we never leave a mess! And, we’ll be around to offer support and repairs as needed after installation.
We Provide the Best Warranty in the Industry
We understand that accidents happen and sometimes it is out of your control. Whether the dog decided to attack the blinds, or a child decided the shutters would look better with painting, you’re covered.
Budget Blinds of Marion serves Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, Robins, Atkins, Palo, Anamosa, Ely, Mount Vernon, Cascade, Dubuque and much more. We are locally owned and operated to ensure you’re getting the best service possible. We are backed by the nation’s largest window coverings franchise to ensure you’re getting the best products and warranties. These two combinations make us the perfect fit for any project both big and small.
Do you want to schedule a FREE in-home consultation? Give us a call today at 319-393-4626. We look forward to working with you.