Why Hire a Designer?

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At first thought, some may see designers as an extravagance. In our DIY society, it’s natural to think, “I can do the home renovation myself”! Those who have made the attempt, however, soon discover their own work does not meet their expectations. That’s when designers step in to help with our home renovations. Professional designers take our ideas and transform them; the results become stronger, more successful. The crucial difference between the professional and the novice is that the home renovation pro sees the bigger picture: experience and connections gives the professional designer a greater understanding of the scope of a project. A designer knows how to avoid mistakes and works well at any budget to ensure the client is satisfied with their home renovation.Designers are experienced and efficient planners. They take the time to get to know their client well, remaining true to the client’s vision while making the inevitable modifications that are a necessary part of the design process. Designers avoid costly mistakes by trouble shooting during the planning stage. They suggest alternatives and design opportunities that might otherwise be overlooked.Designers are connected. When you hire a designer you hire a talented team. Designers have relationships with professionals across the industry from architects to engineers to construction contractors to suppliers. This shared knowledge gives you more choice and a better price for your home renovation vision!Designers are affordable. Not only do designers help you choose the best services and materials to suit your budget, they also have access to a vast selection of materials at an industry-only discount. Designers are constantly working with you to maximize your investment and simplify the process. Your vision and their skills work together from concept to completion. You are a team and your designer is always dedicated, dependable and present.In short, designers are your problem solvers. With solutions providing functionality and polish, designers define your home renovation vision without emptying your budget. A designer ensures nothing is overlooked! In short, a designer makes your vancouver home renovation dream come true.[caption id="attachment_1902" align="alignright" width="176"]


Kirsten Sutton[/caption]Kirsten Sutton is the head designer for reVISION Custom Home Renovations. She creates designs that are both functional and meaningful for each of the clients she works with. Kirsten received formal training in Architecture and Structural Drafting from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Her combined education, background and passion allow her to transform her clients’ dreams into a reality.