SKILLS are all of the various capabilities you can do in renovating a home from CONSTRUCTION to STAGING. Every player will have the following Tier 1 Skills unlocked upon downloading the game: Exterior Paint, Interior Paint, Floors, Countertops, Cabinets, Lighting, Plumbing, Modern Staging, Traditional Staging. Reaching Level 4 in these skills and progressing past Kansas City will let players unlock the following Tier 2 Skills: Roofing, Pavement, Entryways, Appliances, Landscaping, Midcentury ModernStaging, French Inspired Staging. Any Tier 3 Skill or new Skill that has been introduced to the game later on need to be purchased from the Store to be unlocked. You can always view the requirements of unlocking each Skill by tapping the "i" icon in your Skill Tree for that Skill.