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Indispensable tips on hiring a professional interior designer

Changing the way your home looks will get you feel refreshing and energising. Living in the same house for several years might get you feel bored and zoned out. I am not advising you to change the house in this expensive world. However, bringing a few changes in your home helps you in bringing a change the way you see your house and in many ways, changes your lifestyle as well. The best time to change the interior of your house is when a new weather season is arriving! What would be a better way to welcome the new weather other than changing the interior of your house? 

As it is the farewell of the spring season and summer is approaching fast, you need to bring in some changes in the interior of your house and make it feel refreshed and energised. Before reaching to an interior designer, I would suggest reading these important tips to see through the daunting process of hiring. These tips will help you in hiring a perfect man for the job: 

Investigate the previous work 

An instant way to refresh your house is by adding the colours to it. A professional interior designer would do that for you. Before hiring a pro, you need to check the working history of the designer and ask for client testimonials. Ask for the affiliations, certificates and professional license (if applicable). Asking these questions would help you to ascertain the authenticity of the designer. 

Search for the top rated firms or individuals 

An easy yet fabulous way to add summer happiness to your home can be achieved through renovation but finding a true professional for the job is a hectic task. If you have not hired a professional designer before I would suggest you to start by curating a list of potential firms and individuals you find on the internet, local magazines and suggestions by your friends.   

Once you have completed the list, narrow down your choice and remove all the firms and individuals which are not offering the services you are looking for. Now you are left with a few interior designers. It is the time to call them and ask for their availability and start negotiating the terms. 

Enquire about the project 

If you have selected a designer but still ambiguous about the project, you may ask him/her the questions to make everything clear. The primary question to start with is, what ideas do you have to add value to my home?

Homify have designed a list of important issues that you should ask any designer before hiring: 

·         What is the biggest advantage of working with you? 

·         Are you an international firm? 

·         What questions should you ask? 

·         What is the duration of the project? 

·         How much is it going to cost me? 

·         Do you have insurance coverage and license to operate? 

·         How many meetings are required finish the project?

The list mentioned above is not an exhaustive you may add questions as per your liking. Moreover, if you have your ideas do not hesitate to share with the designer.