Putting together the right team for a home renovation is not an easy job. There is so much to consider and so many different elements that need to come together in order for the renovation to be an absolute success. Not just that but you also need to hire good and trustworthy people who will not botch up the renovation. If you employ the wrong kinds of people, then you are going to face all kinds of issues. So here are the people you should hire during a major home renovation (that requires demolition and reconstruction).
The architect is generally the first person you should consult. He or she will listen to what you hope for your home to be, discuss the budget with you and then begin drawing up a few plans. The plans at first might not always are exactly what you dreamed of, especially if you have a tight budget. But the architect will do everything possible to turn your home into your dream house; you will just have to be patient and willing to compromise where necessary. You can choose not to involve the state-licensed architect after the blueprint of the house has been perfected or you can hire him/her to manage the entire project and overlook the whole construction. The latter is the best option, but it is up to you. Depending on the popularity of the architect you go with, the charges will vary.
Most people do not consider designers all that vital to a remodel, but if you are looking to have your home turned into the dream you envisioned then hiring a designer is your best bet for getting there. A designer will bring the necessary expertise for creating a space with a ‘wow’ factor. They will draw up design plans, choose fixtures, colour for the walls, the quality of floorboards and various other things. Although you hire a designer, the designer may need to hire other people in order to get work done. For example, if they need the walls painted they may hire a company that does painting across Brisbane. Or if they need the light fixtures done they may hire an electrician (because they cannot necessarily do the work themselves).
It is usually the contractor who oversees the entire project in order to make sure that everything is moving along smoothly and according to your wishes. They are the supervisors and ensure that all parties who are at the construction site are working hard to meet the deadline without failing to do good quality work. Contractors can sometimes even take the role of both architect and designer.
With home renovations, you can either hire a construction or design firm to do it for you (which is what most people prefer as it saves their times and energy) or you can employ the various people necessary for the job by yourself and then manage them. Either way, you are going to have to really involve yourself in the renovation project so that everything is done to your satisfaction.