But before you start sending out dozens of emails and making phone calls, sit down and think about your project. What's your budget? What is the scope of your project? Will you need more than one type of professional to complete your home improvement project? Can you afford to complete the full project now, or should you tackle it bit by bit? (So many questions, so little time to answer them!)
Once you've settled on your project’s priorities, budget and scope, it's time to start researching home design professionals. Don't sell yourself short and settle on the first professional you set your sights on. Make sure that you're working with someone local, who can get to the jobsite easily and efficiently. Look into the person’s reviews, ask to speak with former clients and to see previous jobs in person. Take a good look at their portfolio photos: How similar are these projects to your own? Be honest — that mansion might look beautiful, but it might not have a lot in common with your little bungalow.
Reach out to multiple professionals — especially for larger projects — and don't settle for the first bid you hear. Comparing multiple Auckland professionals' bids and experiences can help you find the one that’s best for you. Ask a lot of questions now, so you won't have unexpected answers later.
Find a home design professional: Narrow down your search by type of professional and location. Browse Auckland portfolio photos, read client reviews and contact each Auckland professional for more information. Check out the information in the specialised professional sections too for tips on how to hire the right professional in Auckland for your project.
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