How to Prevent DIY Disasters – Hire a Professional

San Rafael

(415) 942-6565

Santa Rosa

(707) 452-3464

When it comes to plumbingelectrical, HVAC, general contracting, and small odd jobs around the house, many people are quick to exercise their DIY skills. While some people are pretty handy, and can even complete some small tasks, the truth of the matter is that many are not. What’s worse than a DIY attempt? A failed DIY attempt. No matter how small the job is, if you feel you are in over your head, you should always hire a professional.


When you choose a hire a professional you are paying for their skills and knowledge. Professionals have had proper training, and can properly identify an issue without as much investigative work. Having the right skill set and knowledge also allows a professional to formulate the correct repair strategy.


When you hire a professional, like John Owens Services, you are paying for 40 years of experience. This is a huge benefit and can allow for more precise and correct diagnostics. Knowledge and experience go hand in hand and can help ensure that the job is done right the first time.


One of the biggest reasons to hire a professional is to make sure everything is up to code. Every area  has a certain set of guidelines that must

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be met as far as building codes go. These codes can change over the years as well. It’s important to hire a professional to make sure everything is done up to code to prevent damage, protect health and safety, and facilitate the sale or transfer of property.


When faced with household repairs, it’s important to get the job done right the first time. By hiring a professional who knows what they are doing, the chances of having the job done right the first time are greater than if you attempt a DIY job. This saves time, money, stress, and prevents further damage.


Above all else, one of the main reasons why it is best to hire a professional is the savings. You save time because you are not trying to figure out what is wrong and how to fix it yourself. You save money because you don’t have to go out and purchase the tools and supplies to complete the job or worry about not fixing it correctly and causing more damage. You save resources because you get the job done right the first time, so it reduces water and energy waste. And perhaps the most important, you save stress. There is no reason to stress out over something that you have no control over. Hand the job over to the professional and rest assured the job will get done correctly.

To learn more about John Owens Service contact us today!

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Our philosophy is simple, we always want to maintain equipment to give it the longest life possible. Next, we want to focus on repairing when something goes wrong. Then only as the last choice, we replace equipment when needed. That’s the John Owens Way.

San Rafael
(415) 942-6565
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(707) 452-3464



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San Rafael
(415) 942-6565
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(707) 452-3464