Advertiser Disclosure

advertising disclaimer
Skip to main content
doing home repair

Home Flipping: Which DIY Projects Can Save the Most Money (and Which Pose the Most Danger)

[Updated: Nov 16, 2020 ] Dec 11, 2019 by Aly J. Yale

Get our 43-Page Guide to Real Estate Investing Today!

Real estate has long been the go-to investment for those looking to build long-term wealth for generations. Let us help you navigate this asset class by signing up for our comprehensive real estate investing guide.

Project DIY price Pro price  Savings
Tiling a roof $750 $9,800-$50,000 $9,050-$49,250
Install a kitchen backsplash $150 $300-$1,350 $150-$1,250
Install a kitchen sink $99 $200-$1,125 $101-$1,026
Install drywall $150 $300-$10,000 $150-$9,850
Create shelving units $50 $1,540-$5,000 $1,490-$4,950
Tile a shower $300 $1,580-$3,900 $1,280-$3,600

Got $1,000? The 10 Top Investments We’d Make Right Now

Our team of analysts agrees. These 10 real estate plays are the best ways to invest in real estate right now. By signing up to be a member of Real Estate Winners, you’ll get access to our 10 best ideas and new investment ideas every month. Find out how you can get started with Real Estate Winners by clicking here.