13 Home Improvements That Are Illegal to DIY

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Although we all like to save money, there are sometimes when we will have to pay someone to do a task that we think that we can do ourselves. There are some jobs that just has to be completed by a licenses professional or we could get in a lot of trouble or maybe even get hurt if we try to do it ourselves. Here are 13 home improvements that must be completed by a professional.

Switch Up a Cooktop

Are you thinking of switching from an electric range to a gas stove and installing the appliance yourself? Think again. This is a project for not just one, but two professionals that have to meet codes and inspect the finished product. A gas stove requires both electricity and gas to function properly, so hire a plumber to install the gas line and an electrician to modify the electrical circuit. Otherwise, this fairly easy conversion could have explosive consequences.

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