I own a townhouse, and am considering remodeling and redecorating it. I
have no idea where to start. I'd like to have a profesisonal take a look
at it and give me some ideas about what COULD be done with the interior
spaces. I have some vague ideas about what I'd like, but I think a pro
would be able to help me to come up with some solid ideas before proceeding
with construction. What does the group suggest? I suppose that I should
start browsing remodeling magazines (any recommendations?), but what sort
of company gives the kind of advice that I seek?
I assume that the contractors can provide suggestions, but hopefully I can
find a more disinterested party.
I live in a large metropolitan area (Oklahoma City) so there should be
plenty of local resources.
: > Hi,
: > I own a townhouse, and am considering remodeling and redecorating it
: Other than that, do like what a lot of the rest of us do. Get drunk,
: stare at the room, let your imagination run and say, "Hey, what if ..."
: Some pretty interesting things happen that way every now and then.
Actually, that is some great advice... (well, maybe not the getting drunk
%) ), but thinking
outside the box...
As SWMBO and I pondered our kitchen remodel options, I half-assed tossed out
a suggestion that we relocate the garage/kitchen entry door. Doing so would
move it from a corner and give us more cabinet/counterspace... And required
relocating the H2O heater. But we sure are enjoying the new kitchen
The suggestions you've gotten regarding designers is a good idea.
In my business (paperhanger) I work with a lot of them.
Each of them seems to have a talent that differs from one to the
One might be into contemporary, the next early american.
It's amazing I can look at a picture & determine which designer did
Keep in mind there are designers & there are decorators.
We call them "debby decorators".
I could call myself a decorator. Stay away from them.
Do a search for ASID certified designers in you area.
One of the first questions you might be asked is about your budget.
Sticker shock, you betcha !
But I'd think you could get one of them out for some brief
consultation to give you some ideas.
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