Consultations

Consultations are ideal when planning large renovations such as kitchens and basements, and are useful for assistance with outdoor living spaces and office layouts. Simply Design offers 3 Consultation packages:

1. Basic Consult; This service is ideal for anyone who just needs some ideas and help making choices.  The meeting can focus on just one space or we can cover as many spaces that you can fit into my 2 hours visit.  This is best when you have some samples you have already collected and need some help making the final decision, or let me know what you are looking for in advance and I will bring some items with me to our meeting to help give you direction. Included:

  • 2 hour. in-home meeting where we can look at samples and colours, images and idea’s and also discus options and direction to go, and or help you decide where to start.  Sometimes small diagrams and sketches may be created when applicable.
  • Establish what you are looking for in the space for function/use, furnishings and colour and connect you with suitable trades people and/or give you idea’s on where to shop to fit your needs, timeline & budget.
  • Follow up email or in-office meeting to re-cap what was talked about in home and or look at a few more idea’s.

2. Visualization Consult; Ideal for the home owner who wants a really good visual of the potential of their space as well as some helpful advice on budgeting and scheduling.  Simply Design will also point you in a good direction of who to hire and where to shop.  This is a great tool for anyone who has a good handle on what they want to do for a renovation but needs some help visualizing it all coming together.  Included:

  • 90min in-home visit, Simply Design will measure the space, help organize and establish with you what you are looking for in the space for function/use, furnishings, finishes and colour etc.
  • Full set of drawings to show you the “Design Concept” including 3-dimensional concept drawings, dimensioned drawings, some samples of suggested materials, furnishings, finishes etc., and estimates to help you prepare for spending on materials and labour along with what the project requires for time.
  • 60 min. meeting in-home where the “Design Concept” is presented to you, all dimensions are verified.

3. Complete Planning Consult & Support; This is perfect for anyone from a DYI’er to a Hands-off Renovator.  This consultation package will be a useful tool to keep you on track by having a realistic budget and timeline to follow and have a little support along the way.  Ideal for budgeting and planning finances for the renovation & anyone looking to factor the renovation into their mortgage as this “Project Plan” will include quotes that can be presented to your finance company.  Included:

  • 90min in-home visit, Simply Design will measure the space help organize and establish with you what you are looking for in the space for function/use, furnishings, finishes and colour etc.
  • Full renovation plan that includes 3-dimensional concept drawings, a set of dimensioned drawings, samples of materials, furnishings, finishes etc., quotes and estimates for materials and labour and of what the project requires for time.
  • 60min meeting in Simply Design’s Design Studio where the “Project Plan is presented to you.
  • Site visit when ready to move forward to field verify dimensions and make adjustments to the design and plan + up to 3 additional site visits within 6 months of first meeting for added support for your renovation.
  • Post Renovation site visit so we can see how things all came together as well as I can provide you with a second set of eyes to inspect and help you establish any required finishing touches.

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