You have the plan of renovating a part of your house or perhaps needing to do some extension, and along with this plan comes the task of considering important things as you go with the process including the decision of hiring either an architect, a designer, or a contractor.
But before you go any further, you will have to get a run through of the basic details so that you will have a guided insight as to what is best to do and who is best to hire in order to make your project a success.
You have to initially identify and confirm with yourself what you want and need to happen according to your plan, what have you envisioned the place according to its functionality, what style and design are you planning to put up, noting down every bit detail of your preferences to better lay out the plan.
When you have that taken care of, you have to determine your budget for the project and understand the added expenses that may incur, and if you want quality and excellent work, you know the price that comes along with it.
Now, you have to understand that when you hire an architect, such professional will layout for you the preferences that you want to happen on your project and his service may stop there, a designer will still draft what you have planned with an added strategic design and features on your plan, and a contractor oversees the entire project, provide the manpower to get the work done.
The designer and the architect, in most cases, are paid on an hourly basis depending on the kind of work that you will require of them and they work together with the contractor, howbeit, some contractors have their own team of architect and designer in-house, but can also work with other professionals that you hire, yet who you hire will depend on the scope of work on your project and how big the project is too.
Therefore, basing on your project, you will have to properly determine which professional have a more possible and significant participation in the completion of your project that can also be practical on the budget that you set.
Knowing better on your preference will guide you in choosing who to hire, better yet do a further research on these aspects so you will have a guided decision in planning your renovation or extension project, and make it a successful one without breaking your budget.