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Hire an Architect to Remodel Your Home Part 1

Part one of a series on home remodeling with the help of an architect explores some very good reasons why you should get one rather than trying to do it yourself.

Hire an Architect for Home Remodeling

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Why should you hire an architect to remodel your home? Isn’t it cheaper to do it myself?  The answer to both of these questions is “it depends on the scope of your project.”  For example, if you are adding bathroom fixtures, it is kind of silly to hire an architect for something like this.  However, if you’re considering a large scale remodeling job, that’s where the line blurs a lot. What’s at stake?  Well, you could either get your dream home or the home you try to convince yourself and all of your friends that you love.  For example maybe you want to take your one story home and make it into a two story home.  That’s just the beginning.

French doors are beautiful, but they’re not easy to install.  They need slight structural changes.  But what will they open out to?  If they’re on an upper level, maybe a raised deck to give your home a resort kind of feel.  If they’re on a lower level, maybe have a deck that forms an l-shape around your house.  But see, this is why you consult an architect.  They can help you by narrowing your choices down.

An Architect Turns Your Dream into a Reality, Not a Nightmare

One of the  clients of our architecture firm in Phoenix, we’ll call her Rita, had some big dreams for her home.  She wanted to save money so she just called a few contractors.  However, her patio was situated on a southern exposure of her home, and didn’t have any shade.  So it was beyond hot in the summer.  Her hacienda style doors were installed by someone who didn’t know what they were doing. so that unbeknownst to her all that was really holding up the west wall of her home was the door frame.

Improperly aligned windows, design features that clashed with the home’s architecture were just some of the problems we had to unravel. We fixed the damage and got her back on track for her dream home, but it was a lot harder than it would have been if she had just called an architect for help with her home remodeling project first.

This concludes part two of our series. For more reasons to hire an architect for home remodeling, be sure to read part two  and part three of this series as well.

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470 E. Canyon Creek Court ,
Gilbert, AZ 85295

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