DIY survey: reasons for hiring tradesmen for DIY work in Europe 2014

This statistic shows the results of a European survey, asking respondents why they prefer to hire a tradesman to do DIY and home improvement work over doing the job themselves. At the time, 60 percent said they hire tradesmen because the job is too difficult and over half said it is because they seek a professional finish.

Reasons for hiring a tradesman to do home improvement work in Europe in 2014

Share of respondents
Job too difficult60%
Seeking professional finish53%
Do not have time28%
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Source

Release date

2014

Region

Europe

Survey time period

April 4 to 9, 2014

Number of respondents

17,050*

Special properties

adults; all household decision makers and undertaking DIY in their household

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* France (n=2,277), United Kingdom (n=2,241), Ireland (n=1,129), Poland (n=2,280), Spain (n=2,230), Russia (n=2,300), Romania (n=1,116), Germany (n=2,266), Turkey (n=1,211).

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