Twelve Qualities in Great Contractors or Trades

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Sometimes things that are a “given”, people let slide or ignore in favor of an inexpensive quote. It is really important to establish what your non-negotiables are and hire the trade that is the best fit for your expectations [ and that your bank account will allow ]. Don’t ignore early warning signs either. Excuses starting before you …MORE

Get the Most from the Client Designer Relationship

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  Mentor Becky Freeman, Principal of Becky Freeman Interior Design, shares her checklist on how to get the most from the client designer relationship ! 1. GREAT COMMUNICATION. Collect clippings from magazines of products and/or rooms that you like and would like to replicate. This is one of the most effective ways to communicate your …MORE

How to Successfully Hire an Interior Designer

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  Mentor Becky Freeman, Principal of Becky Freeman Interior Design, shares her checklist on how to successfully interview and hire an interior designer for your project! 1.  Ask to see the interior designer’s portfolio (*sometimes this is conveniently located on their company’s website) but remember…the examples are of other people’s homes, not yours and may not reflect …MORE