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09/14/2013 09:09 am ET | Updated Apr 15, 2015

10 Home Projects You Should Not DIY... Unless You're A Professional (PHOTOS)

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Now that the weather is cooling down, you may get that urge to tackle some of the projects around the house that you put off all summer long. (Hey it's called summer vacation for a reason, right?) Good for you! But before you get ahead of yourself, it's best to assess what you can actually handle on your own, and which projects you should NOT DIY.

We don't mean to hurt your ego, but we've witnessed some home projects that didn't turn out for the best, just because a homeowner bit off more than they could chew. We're talking about those tasks that require a bit more training than a half-hour class at your local Home Depot. The kind that, if done wrong, could cost a lot of money to fix. Or worse. Click through ten that such examples below:

10 Projects You Shouldn't DIY

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