7 TERRIBLE Home Renovation Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

Not fully understanding and planning for the complete cost.

Not thinking about your future after you complete the renovations.

Underestimating how long each part of the project will take and not allowing enough time to finish it all!

Picking a design style that’s trendy now but will be quickly outdated.

Getting bad advice from friends or family — it’s always best to do research before starting a project

Trying to DIY when you don’t know what you’re doing

Not consulting with a professional designer before you start



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Marc Sawyer

Marc Sawyer


I’m an Architect. My favorite thing to do is create stories through architectural design. Founder of Whitewash Studio architecture firm in Atlanta, GA.