Many of us are spending a lot more time at home, so it should come as no surprise that home improvement projects are trending online. If you’ve found yourself feeling the urge to renovate or redesign your living space, you are not alone. But before you start putting together a vision board, you should consider speaking to an interior designer who can help bring your dream to life. From design ideas to time- and money-saving tips, an interior designer can alleviate much of the stress associated with home renovations. 

Avoid Costly Mistakes and Save Money

Embarking on a new home renovation project can be an exhilarating adventure. Knowing how to create the right color scheme or select furniture that will fit your space can be challenging and costly if not done well. An interior design expert is so much more than a decorator. Designers ensure you get the best value for the home improvement dollars you spend and will help you understand where the money is going. 

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Pinpoint your Design Style

Thanks to websites like Pinterest and Houzz, home interior design inspiration is only a click away. But with access to so many design options and styles, homeowners are often left feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, and confused. By asking the right questions, an experienced interior designer can help homeowners define their design style and incorporate it into the design plan. Look for a designer who can present you with a creative vision and a well thought out interior design process that includes options to fit your lifestyle and personality.

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Increase the Value of your Home

Not only can interior designers take an idea or a homeowner’s vision and transform it into reality, but their designs and decisions for your home can also lead to increased value. By working with an interior designer, you will learn what aspects of the design can impact property value more than others. Think of the designer as your guide to the materials and finishes that will both stand the test of time and appeal to a variety of buyers.

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Enjoy the Home Improvement Process Without the Headache

Interior designers are skilled at creating beautiful spaces, and they possess a trained sense of what needs to be done when it comes to the interior design process. Designers oversee the complicated day-to-day operations of ordering items, keeping track of the budget, and directing vendors. And, they will be able to anticipate any obstacles that may come up, offering distinct design solutions

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Access to Trusted Home Improvement Professionals

Finding a reliable electrician or painter for a home renovation is a task no homeowner looks forward to tackling. From reading reviews online to collecting bids, locating a trusted professional is time-consuming. When you hire an interior designer, you will have access to a network of home improvement vendors that the designer works alongside. Designers also have access to trade only furniture, fabric, and accessories, and can incorporate these exclusive items into your design.

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Whether you are considering an extensive home renovation or revamping a kitchen or bathroom, hiring an interior designer to guide you through the process can yield valuable benefits. From saving you money and time to making sure everything comes together, an experienced designer can take your project to the next level, adding long-lasting value to your home and making the design process effortless. 

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