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Many people, when they decide to redo the interior of their home, are faced with one huge question. Should I hire an interior designer? This can be a big decision, many people are afraid to spend the extra money or hand over creative control to someone they just met. Luckily, this isn’t the case. Interior designers can both save you money, improve the look of your home, all while you are calling the shots. This article will explain exactly why that is the case.

Will a contractor save me money?

Many people worry that a contractor will end up doubling the cost of their decorating. This is a common misconception; the reality is much different. Interior designers come at a price, sure, but the savings they may make more than pays for their fee. Interior designers have the knowledge and connections to find you better prices in all aspects of your redesign. From painters to plumbers, tilers to carpenters. Whether you are looking for the best quality blinds to keep the harsh Arizona sun out or the comfiest couch on the market, they will make sure you are getting the maximum bang for your buck.

Will a contractor help me get better quality products?

One of the biggest concerns, when someone is redoing their interior, is getting the best quality products. Whether this is a physical product or a service like a painter, it is a simple fact that better quality products save you money in the long run. If you have to buy a new set of cheap blinds every six months, is that going to be more cost-effective than buying a slightly more expensive set that will last you for years? No. Probably not. By having someone who has a good sense of which contractors and brands to trust, you can save yourself from falling for good salespeople with terrible products.

Will I still be in charge of how my home will look?

Many people have this idea in their heads that once you hire an interior designer, you are no longer the one in control. This is not the case. You are still one hundred percent in charge; you will essentially just have a more qualified assistant. They will help you plan, draw up designs, budget, and research whatever products you are looking for. They aren’t going to ignore your requests and redesign your home how they want it; they are there to make sure you get exactly what you want for the lowest price.


Hopefully, you now have a good idea of all the benefits that The Design Emporium interior designer can offer. The upfront cost of hiring a good interior designer is marginal when compared to all the money it will save you down the line. Re-doing your home is expensive enough as it is, tacking on another huge cost doesn’t sound ideal. It’s a good idea to look at an interior designer as an investment in your future. Whether it is as short term as saving money during refurbishment or as long term as increasing the value of your house. The Design Emporium serves Carefree and Cave Creek and Paradise Valley and many other areas in the Phoenix Valley.