Friday, February 1, 2013
How Hiring a Interior Designer Saves You Time and Money
How Hiring an Interior Designer Saves You Time and Money
Whether you are staying in your home or office space, remodeling or planning on selling, an interior designer is a valuable asset to save you time and money on your project.
Time is money. Are you overwhelmed by choices? What faucet, flooring, furniture, or paint color do I select? What reliable contractor, electrician, and plumber do I select? Are you running all over town and still confused on what materials to purchase? An interior design consultant does the work for you so you can do what you do best.
Professional evaluation. Keep it, toss it, or repurpose it for a new design.
Space planning. An evaluation of the area for best efficiency for your lifestyle. A designer will get to know your likes and dislikes, about the function and features of the spaces. As an example, when designing a kitchen, are you a family, a senior, entertainers or single and want a simple organized space? The space needs to fit your needs.
Resources. To the trade-only resources gives you more selection - choices that may not be available at local retailers. They may provide unique products that are affordable to luxury that aren't like a cookie cutter of your neighbor next door! They may also be higher quality than what’s available locally. Designers can research products, brands and pricing.
Contacts. They save you headaches by referring reliable contractors, plumbers, electricians, landscapers and more.
Vision planning. An interior designer will listen to your ideas to see your vision expressed in style. They will often step out of the box and give you a new concept you might not have thought of on your own as an option.
Eliminate stress. Designing a commercial or residential space can be stressful. Concerns can be timing, cost, details, and finished product. By managing the entire process for you, interior designers try to eliminate or minimize the stress, making the process easier and more enjoyable. Designers have a trained eye for details, which often get missed by contractors.
Avoid costly mistakes. It's important to have an interior designer to assist with space planning and developing preliminary budgets. Designers know how to organize and edit the project. Planning with a designer saves you from selecting inappropriate materials, lighting, finishes, and furnishings.
Contact an interior designer today and learn how you can save money on your next project!
Joan E Designs