by Daniel Simon
In the previous article on home improvements, we covered determining completion needs, understanding upgrades to bring a house up to code versus “needs within needs” of upgrades, and utilizing materials purchased previously. Since I’m not an expert handyman, I chose to bring on a general contractor for the project updates for a variety of reasons that include my limited resource of time and my limited skill set. To finish out additional components, we need to discuss the human resource portion of home upgrades. Employing yourself as part of the labor source and by making the right networking connections, you may be able to further reduce your home update project costs.