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Which professional to consult first?

Sue D
3 days ago

I'm buying a house and there are a number of pieces of work I'd like to do on it.


In no particular order, the things I'm considering are:

* redecorate some of the rooms - some are more urgent than others

* general work in some of the rooms eg removing built-in cupboard/installing mantelpiece & fireplace

* possible repositioning of staircase to loft

* potential new kitchen using part of existing conservatory extension

* possible timber cladding and rendering of external walls.


I've got some ideas about all these, but what would you recommend - should I ask an interior designer first? Should I consult with someone who undertakes kitchen design/installation work?

Should I consult an architect? Or a builder?


I've potentially got a reasonably large amount of money to spend (possibly £75-£100k) but of course want to use this most efficiently.


I'm due to move in in early July, so I'd quite like to be in touch with a few professionals to make some consultation appointments for then.


Any words of advice much appreciated - what did you do, and in hindsight do you wish you'd tackled this in a different way?







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