The design phase is a critical part of any remodeling project. Intelligent Design is a Minnesota-based home remodeling contractor. Let our design specialists suggest ideas and provide cost estimates to help you remodel thoughtfully and creatively. With our upfront communication and design planning, the entire remodel process becomes less stressful. Outlined below are four critical things to consider when designing your remodeling project.


1. Construction and Permits

During the design phase, detailed drawings laid out in advance are used in order to secure permits for the remodel project. These are critical to ensuring the project will meet codes and ordinances for your location. The design materials are also useful for the carpenters and contractors. Designs and blueprints help to build within your budget and plan for an on-time completion. With design plans, it’s easy to deliver on your vision for the end result of your remodeling project.


2. Product Selections

Selecting the products and materials for your remodel can be the most enjoyable part of the process. It’s easy to select cabinetry, faucets, and windows you like on their own. However, when put together, the design can often lose the desired cohesiveness. Having an array of samples to choose from is crucial to help direct the overall design style. Using a professional design team can help turn your dream into reality.


3. Preparing a Remodel Project Plan

It’s well known that most remodeling projects come in over budget and off schedule. Creating a plan in advance can ensure your design ideas coincide with your time and cost constraints. When using a home remodeling contractor, you can get realistic pricing and completion dates based on your designs. Your remodel project should be planned out with realistic goals so that your design choices will fit into your project plan.


4. Design With Function

When remodeling your home, you want something functional as well as beautiful. Functional needs should be defined so the design is appropriate for you. For example, if you want easy access or viewing to the outside deck the design choices of doors, windows, and screens should become more limited. During the design phase, you should consider the functional needs as well as the aesthetics.




Remodel Your Home With Intelligent Design

If you are planning a remodeling project, now is the time to contact Intelligent Design. We provide professional home remodeling contracting and design services for property owners in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Contact us today to make an appointment with one of our Remodeling Specialists and begin the process of upgrading your home. Call us today at 763-315-0745.