Do you look for a Designer; a Contractor; collect images of spaces that appeal to you?
None of the above.
It clarifies the projects main goals, allowing a Contractor or Designer to suggest alternatives that can better accomplish those goals, adjust designs quickly when inevitable challenges arise, and prioritize your budget costs to ensure your home renovation accomplishes your goals.
Take your time and include all the members in your household.
THINK through what you want to change, and why, this serves as the foundation for your renovation plans.
PRIORITIZE which changes are necessary to ensure a successful project.
Your home renovation should provide you with improved function, comfort, and convenience, while maintaining safety for everyone in the household - young and old. When planning your home renovation, consider what you will need for both the short and the long term.