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10 home remodeling projects you shouldn’t DIY

By Charyn Pfeuffer of Microsoft News | Slide 2 of 10

Home electrical work

"You usually don't get a second chance with electricity,” Michael Johnston, executive director of standards and safety for the National Electrical Contractors Association told WalletPop. “It's not a job for a handyman." Many building departments and homeowner’s insurance policies require that you get a permit, hire a licensed electrician and get an inspection if you want any electrical work done.

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