Even though this modern dinosaur is an atheist, I want you to know that I believe that God may or may not exist, but who am I to judge those who believe differently than I do?
If your house is older, you definitely need an electrician to look at all the wiring and make sure it is safe. Old wiring can cause fires, and you would likely feel terrible if you sold your house and it caught fire soon afterward, causing injuries or worse to the new inhabitants. Just because you have not seen a problem yet does not mean one will not occur. Most electricians know what to look for in older homes, so you should explain the situation before having someone come out and take a look. It may turn out that you need to replace some wires, or you might find that the wiring is fine. Either way, you get some peace of mind before selling the property.
You can’t always expect to get exact dates, but try have them commit to a deadline. Ask them to contact you if anything is going to change with that, if anything comes up. Again, put the onus on them to chase you.
The plumbing in a house is very different than the plumbing in a commercial building. The blueprints are very different and the building materials are different. For this reason it is good to gain these skills while you are in the apprenticeship stages. I have been plumbing for 22 years and I still run into situations that I have to figure out to make work. Without the skills I gained as an apprentice I would have been stuck in one area forever.
Always dress one level up! Just because you might be a tradesman and your job dictates you wear jeans and a shirt to work does not mean you should be wearing that to your interview! Wear one outfit above the job you are interviewing for so in this case, the tradesman would wear a collared shirt and slacks. A salesperson would wear a suit and tie.
Nail guns of all sorts are dangerous and not a great tool for beginners or amateurs. I am constantly hearing stories of impaled fingers and flying nails nearly missing a kid’s eye. I frequently come across deck and roofing jobs rife with hundreds of extra nails. This is no more than damage to your home. Excess nails will cause fractures in wood and beams, and do a lot more harm.
If your house and yard is covered with trees, or for the most part in the shade, then you may want to consider other Diy energy sources. But most everyone can greatly benefit from solar panels for household use. Set your goals small at first. Start with a small project like building a charger for you cell phone or laptop or maybe just building a power cell for running a small fan. Powering your entire house with do it yourself solar power can be a very rewarding and enjoyable experience. But take the advice of a fellow handy person, start small. Then you can work your way up, slowly, to powering your entire home with solar power. Don’t try to take on too much before starting to build solar panels for household use.
In fear you search your home for a fire. Luckily you find no fire. As you search through your living room windows for visible damage you find tree limbs in the front yard. Hurriedly you run to the windows in the back of your home and attempt to make out any other damage. Luckily you see only tree limbs on the ground.