What Are the Steps of Home Remodel?

By Artem Kropovinsky, Interior Designer and Founder of Arsight |
November 7, 2023

Home remodeling can be a daunting venture for many. With the right knowledge and guidance, it can transform from a complicated task to a thrilling design adventure. At Arsight, we believe that understanding the process makes the journey smoother. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll take you through each step of a home remodel, ensuring you’re well-informed and ready for the transformation.

Open Living Room in Chelsea Apartment, by Arsight

Understanding the Vision

Finding Inspiration

Start by browsing magazines, exploring platforms like Pinterest, or visiting local design exhibits. The more you explore, the clearer your vision becomes. If you're not sure where to start, Arsight, an interior design studio, has numerous project showcases that can ignite your creativity.

Setting a Budget

An integral part of the process is determining how much you’re willing to spend. It's essential to have a realistic budget and stick to it. If you need advice on budget allocation, our services page offers guidance tailored to various design projects.

Design and Planning

Collaborating with a Designer

To realize your vision, it might be beneficial to consult an expert. Collaborating with an interior designer helps in making informed decisions. At Arsight, we prioritize understanding our client's needs. If you're curious about our approach, learn more about us.

Drafting a Plan

Once you've settled on a design, draft a blueprint. This includes room layouts, furniture placements, and color schemes. Remember, flexibility is crucial. As your remodel progresses, some changes might be necessary.

The Actual Remodel

Hiring the Right Contractors

While some might prefer a DIY approach, hiring professionals often ensures the job is done right. Always check reviews and references before finalizing a contractor.

Monitoring Progress

Stay involved. Regularly check in on the progress, ensuring everything aligns with the plan. Keep an open dialogue with contractors and designers. At Arsight, we believe communication is key. If you have any queries or are considering a home remodel, don't hesitate to contact us.

Living Room in Tribeca Appartment, by Arsight

The Final Touches

Decor and Furnishings

Choosing the right furniture and decor can elevate your space. Consider the room's function, the aesthetics, and your personal style.

Celebrate Your New Space

Once everything's in place, take a moment to revel in your newly remodeled home. Maybe throw a housewarming party or a simple dinner for close friends and family. Enjoy the fruit of your hard work.

Concluding Thoughts

A home remodel is more than just a change in aesthetics; it's about creating a space that resonates with you. While the journey can be intricate, with the right guidance and a clear vision, the results are always worth it. Remember, Arsight is here to guide you at every step. From understanding the intricacies of design to implementing them, we've got your back.

If you’re inspired and thinking of embarking on your own home remodeling journey, contact us to discuss your project. We'd love to be a part of your design adventure! If you wish to delve deeper into our offerings or understand our philosophy, explore our services or learn more about our studio. Let's create something beautiful together!

Artem Kropovinsky is an author, interior designer and the founder of Arsight, a globally award-winning design firm based in New York. With over decade of experience, Arsight specializes in complex projects, including new constructions, complete residential renovations, restaurants, and retail stores.