Saturday, January 4, 2014
Are you tired of everyone moping around the home complaining they have nothing to do? Are you considering adding an entertainment room but you’re not excited about dealing with the construction building a new room would require? There is an alternative. Instead of using your attic for a storage space, turn it into an entertainment room. It may be dimly lit and seem a little outdated now but when the project is complete, you’ll wish you had thought of it sooner.
Before you hire a modern interior designer in Miami, decide what you plan to put in your new entertainment room. Do you need a home theater with a big screen TV, surround sound and soft, comfortable seating? Perhaps you prefer a pool table, foosball machine or gaming consoles that offer a wide variety of games for the entire family. Once you decide what’s going in your entertainment room, it’s time to hire a professional to turn your plan into a reality.
Remodeling an attic and turning it into the perfect entertainment room is a huge job. Even if you know exactly what you want in the room, the designer can help you with placement so you can get the most from your remodel. She can also make suggestions based on experience that will ensure your satisfaction. She’ll make sure all building codes and regulations are met, as well.
If you need to make any structural changes like adding or removing a wall, she can make recommendations based on companies she’s worked with before who are known for doing quality work. Depending on the agreement you have with your designer, she can take charge and handle the entire project and act as liaison between you and the contractors to ensure the job meets your expectations.
Even if you choose to leave all the details to your interior designer, you still need to stay involved. You want to check in at least or once or twice a week to see if the project is on schedule and to make sure you’re happy with the way things are going. This way, if there is a problem you’ll be able to deal with it during the early stages instead of discovering after the project is completed.
While you can make changes during the designing stages, don’t make too many demands once the project is underway or it’ll delay the completion date. It can also put the professionals working on your project behind on their commitments when they have to deal with excessive changes.
Turning your attic into an entertainment room is a great alternative to adding a room onto your home and it’ll help to increase the value of your property. The whole family can enjoy the added space for many years. Once the project is complete, it’ll make a great place for the family to play the games they enjoy, watch movies and have a good time as well as giving you a special place in the home to entertain guests.
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