You have some time on your hands. As I do. If you have decided that it is past time to redesign your home, there are a number of things that you will need to consider. Your ideas will depend on a host of many different factors. If you are planning to do the job yourself, there are many guides and tips that can help you. If you are planning to hire a design firm or contractor, there are other things that you will need to consider.
The cost of your redesign project will depend on the specific room that you are designing, the size of the space you are working with, and your specific goals for your project. The time required will also depend on these factors. You cannot expect to completely redesign every room in your home all at the same time. Multiple rooms will take time and if you are hiring a contractor or interior design firm, you can inquire about the length of time required for the finished project prior to hiring.
DIY or Designer Deeds
You may also want to inquire about cost before you hire a specific designer. Most will gladly come to your home and give you an estimate based on the room you are designing as well as your goals for the project. If you are planning to do this work yourself, spend a bit of time getting an idea of the products that you will need and compare prices from different retailers and home improvement stores so that you have a fair idea of the overall cost.
Even if you are planning to do the work yourself, it is a good idea to speak with a professional designer or contractor, particularly if you are making major renovations. You can easily get the home space that you want through various design techniques and a professional design firm or contractor can help to ensure that this space does not take more time than it should to complete.
However, the best advise to be given is to hire a professional practice who will provide a comprehensive architectural and interior design service. This could be for any residential, commercial or hospitality property. Using an experienced design team who are experts in the field of decorative and/or structural design means that they will place absolute importance on understanding the particular needs and wishes of you, the client, for a personalised service and delivering the project to an uncompromisingly high standard.
Storage Areas, Shed, Cellar
One of the overlooked area when redesigning would be the cellar, shed and storages. These need attention too and could be turned into both functional and beautiful areas. Give time to develop your cellar and you will have extra space to do a lot more stuff : a cinema room, a gym, or an extra guest room.
Whether real plants, wall decals, or paintings, flowers and plants can make your home look cozy and homey. Consider getting some to upgrade the look of your home.
Redesign or Update?
Sometimes, an update of stuff at home is a lot better than just redesigning. For functionality, for example, you can update kitchen and bath sinks to one that would last longer than what you have previously installed. Your floors could also be better when updated for longevity. You can also update to a much sturdy door.