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Jan 08, 2018 | Post by: Susan Hopkins 1 Comments

Five Reasons to Hire an Interior Designer

Whether you’re moving into a new home, thinking about selling your current home or just want to spruce up your surroundings, working with an interior designer can save you money and time as well as give you the best professional advice for arranging your home decor. Although you can get some design ideas from websites and television shows, there are many ways working with a professional designer can optimize your home’s redecoration to give it a fresh new feel or make it attractive to prospective buyers. Consider the following five reasons why working with an interior designer can be a great choice.

To Learn About New Trends and Design Ideas

If you haven’t decorated a home in a while, you might be a bit “out of touch” with what’s popular today. Even if you don’t consciously reject new trends, you could be stuck in the rut of working with what’s familiar, which can cut you off to lots of new design trends and ideas. An interior designer can take what you like and show you new twists on old favorites and ways to update your home’s aesthetic.

To Make Use of the Designer’s Resources

A professional designer has access to many different resources that you do not have. These include professional connections with suppliers and contractors as well as access to certain merchandise and materials the general public does not have.

Working with an Interior Designer can Save you Money

Your first thought might be to save money by doing all your home’s design yourself, but you are getting so much more than decoration advice when you hire an interior designer. When you’re your own designer, you have to shell out for every piece you bring into the home, every tool you’ll need for the job, and every other contractor who plays a role in the remodel, such as an electrician or plumber. Add the time you’ll spend doing the work yourself, and you’ll see that it actually can be less expensive to hire a professional to handle your interior redesign. Your designer might also be able to help you save money by finding places in your budget or to offer you access to their already established networks of home product suppliers.

A Designer can be a Liaison Between you and Other Professionals

When you’re doing a large-scale redesign or remodel, you’re going to have many different professionals in your home to perform the work. The interior designer can communicate with your electrician, plumber, and other contractors on your behalf to make all parties’ work mesh easily, optimizing your investment in the remodeling job.

A Well-Designed Home is a Homebuyers Want

If you’re thinking of selling your home, you’re a great candidate for working with an interior designer. Why? Because you want to give your house that “wow” factor that impresses prospective buyers who come to see the home.

Hire an Experienced Philadelphia Interior Designer Today

Contact Susan Hopkins Interior Design, LLC today to schedule your consultation with an experienced interior designer. Our team understands your busy lifestyle and any special design concerns you have, like working with a historic home or using design to make a small space feel larger.

One Comment to Five Reasons to Hire an Interior Designer

  1. Ken Lewis
    January 22, 2018 4:53 pm

    Great article, Susan! Thanks for sharing your insights on the benefits of design professionals. Thus, we’ve featured your blog on Studio Designer’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/studiowebware/status/953758581228122112

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