If you are taking on a renovation project on your own, there are several variables you need to consider before you begin. You likely want to avoid spending money on construction companies as much as possible, so you need to make sure you are fully prepared to deal with any circumstance without immediate outside help available.
Before you jump straight into your renovation project, you should have a general idea of what parts, materials, and tools you will need throughout the project. Do some research on the types and sizes of screws, washers, or other parts you will need, and figure out your general plan of action for when you start. Then, visit some hardware distributors to get everything you need. You will thank your past self for taking a comprehensive inventory of the necessary parts when most of the parts you will need for the duration of the project are within arm’s reach at all times.
You are responsible for any injuries you may incur during your project. Unlike with large construction companies, there is no one for you to fall back upon to blame if something goes wrong and you get hurt. So, taking proper safety precautions, such as wearing protective clothing, using dangerous tools properly, and not physically overexerting yourself, is especially important when you are on your own. Every person has physical limits. Know what your limits are and do not try to push beyond them. You will regret it in the future.
Construction is not easy work in the best conditions with a full team backing you up, and going at it by yourself only exacerbates the difficulty. Prepare yourself for any potentially dangerous circumstances you might encounter so that you can remain as safe and intact as possible no matter how dangerous the work you are doing is.