Start with a willingness to reveal your budget and to be honest about your financial situation. ”If you’re not discussing the budget at every single design meeting, it’s really going to be frustrating because you’re going to hit a dead end at some point,” says Warner McConaughey, founder and president of HammerSmith, a Decatur-based design and renovation firm.
Renovating your bathroom? Make it feel more spa-like by choosing a free-standing tub.
Homeowners who thrive on outdoor living are investing in awnings, screens, canopies and pergolas for new or existing homes.