If you're a homeowner you've probably got ideas for home improvements or renovation you'd like to tackle at some point. The Joint Center for Housing studies at Harvard University (JCHS) projects that in 2019, the year-over-year increases in residential remodeling expenditures will reach a decade high of 7.7%. Renovations can be costly, so you may be inclined to complete do-it-yourself (DIY) projects to help reduce your total home expenses.
The popularity of DIY projects continues to grow from home improvement shows, publications, and online sources. In fact, the DIY industry is set to be valued at $340 billion by 2021.
So, how do DIY home projects compare to professional renovations?
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