Should An Integrator Build Their Own Website Or Outsource It?

I know this is off topic from most discussions on this site but here goes.

We had our business website created by a third party company about six years ago and it has been in need of an entire overhaul for some time now. With any change we wanted to make in the past we had to meet with the company and provide our updates/images that we wanted put on the site, this got time consuming. As we look to change our site I am starting to think that maintaining the site in house would be much more simple and effective to do and with the abundance of website companies (clover sites, squarespace, wix, weebly) it seems like the best route to go.

I am curious to know if any of your business's maintain their own sites or hire it out. I would also like to know what service you are using to create and host your site.

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