Is Hiring a Professional Bathroom or Kitchen Designer Worth It?

Posted on: November 27, 2017

So, you’re designing a bathroom or kitchen. At some point, you might ask yourself: should I hire a professional? Is it worth the investment? The short answer is often yes! A professional home designer has the tools and the knowledge to create something truly unique; something that fully utilizes the space, money, and materials you have available. Let the experts at Bath, Kitchen & Tile Center help you decide.

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Why a Professional Designer is Worth it

Making any sort of investment can be pretty difficult, but in the end it’s all about weighing the benefits. By choosing to work with design professionals you benefit from:

  • A focused vision. Your remodel starts with an idea or a vision. But for the average homeowner it’s not always the easiest thing in the world to translate that idea into a reality. A design expert specializes in this, carrying the experience and industry knowledge needed to turn your vision into a goal.
  • Troubleshooting skills. In many cases a problem will arise. Logistics, delivery, planning, space constraints; many problems play a role in a design, and you want experts with the know-how and confidence needed to head them off without grinding your project to a halt.
  • Lower material costs. When it comes to getting the right materials, it’s all about having the right connections. Professionals often have material and construction experts on retainer, and often receive cost-saving advantages because of this.
  • Time-focused results. Do you want your project to be a two, three year pipe dream? Of course not, and a designer (backed by a professional build team) can help here, too. With expert planning skills and an agreed-upon timeline you’re guaranteed to have everything said and done in a far more realistic and acceptable frame of time.

To sum up the whole thing, a designer is worth it because of how much of an investment a remodel is. You want the finished product to be flawless—to encompass all of your wants, needs, tastes, and your vision. Design teams and designers have made it their passion and professional mission to ensure you get all of that.

Some Easy Alternatives

So, you want to invest in a professional designer, but you’d rather hold off a bit to square off a better budget. Good for you! There are things you can do to revamp your space in the meantime! Consider these:

  • Updated lighting. Changing and or updating your lighting can breathe new life into a space, and often translates very well to a remodel in the coming future.
  • Upgrade your appliances. New appliances will carry over to a new design down the line, and in the meantime you can enjoy a new look in your space for a minimal investment.

Ready to work with a design team that has your needs and tastes at heart? Contact Bath, Kitchen & Tile Center online to get started!

Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center is proud to offer comprehensive remodeling services with the help of our state-of-the-art showrooms in Delaware and Maryland! Our showroom hours are as follows:

  • Wilmington
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m,
    Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Harbeson/Lewes
    Monday — Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m,
    Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Evenings by appointment
  • Newark Manufacturing
    Monday — Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m,
    Saturday: By appointment
    Evenings by appointment
  • Bel Air
    Monday — Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m,
    Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Evenings by appointment
  • Warehouse
    Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,
    Saturday: 9 a.m – 1 p.m.
Customer Testimonials See What People Are Saying

“Although we have given this project a rating of 10 in all areas, we would like to give our thanks and appreciation to our designer Joel and installer Andrew (and crew) for the excellent job they did in remodeling our bath.  It was truly a pleasure working with them from beginning to end."

- Ron and Judy