In the most recent Ann Arbor Remodelers Home Tour, Michigan House Envy asked builders for advice on remodeling. They got a wide range of answers, but this article provides some highlights. The first tip is not to rush the design stage of a remodel. A lot of people get antsy after making the decision to remodel and want to get the building started as soon as possible, but it is much easier to redraw a design than it is to rebuild construction. Another suggestion was to visit a website such as www.houzz.com where you can get a list of ideas you might like and can share with prospective builders before you initiate the process.
Read the full article here: Michigan House Envy: 7 Tips for Successful Home Remodeling