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Des Moines Kitchen Designers

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STAGING 2 SELL IT
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine Z.
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We recently bought a 2,000 sq ft condo and Staging 2 Sell It was one of few who were interested in giving is a quote for the full paint job, plus all trim and the kitchen cabinets. Debra and Alushia were prompt and were giving free advice during the consultation. We decided to go with them and we are definitely happy with that decision. Whenever there was something to discuss Debra was all over it. She was always accessible. Both Debra and Alushia are great to ask about design, coordination, and staging ideas. The project was just finished this week and we couldn't be any happier with them and their work!

  • 16 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea R.
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Steve and his team painted the entire first floor of our house - kitchen cabinets, walls and trim. It was a huge job and it took a bit longer than anticipated, but Steve was dedicated and a hard worker. He cared about making us happy. Steve was very reasonably priced and we are satisfied with the finished job.

Jackson construction LLC
4.3
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Judy F.
Verified review

Kolton replumbed everything under the kitchen sink and installed a new disposal. Showed up on time was polite and explained things and did a great job. Very Happy!

Creative Custom Remodeling
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Mike H.
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Eric built a loft in my storage unit. His design was stronger than expected. This will help use the otherwise wasted space in my 16' tall unit.

Jeramy Marean Construction
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Kim M.
Verified review

Jeramy and his crew did a great job! He was very easy to work with even when I changed my mind on the design midway through! Would highly recommend him.

JC Home Solutions
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

They painted our kitchen, one wall in our living room, two bathrooms, and master bedroom at a reasonable price. They were able to start and finish the job quickly. The painters were curtious and efficient. Everything turned out great!

North River Remodeling
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tanmoy B.
Verified review

I called in David to replace the sprayer in my kitchen sink. He showed up on time and got to work right away. After working on it for a few minutes he informed me that the faucet was not in the greatest of conditions. he offered to go to Lowe's with me to find the correct replacement. We got one and he stayed late to finish the job. The job was supposed to take 15 - 20 minutes, but David, being a true professional, stayed back for as long as it took to get the job done. I am very happy with his work and look forward to having him do more in the future.

Mangela Construction, LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mikala R.
Verified review

Matt was great to work with. He explained the process to us and why he used the kind of paint he did. I love my kitchen cabinets, Matt made it look like I got a whole remodel by just updating my cabinets! I would definitely recommend him.

Slick Designs
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Joan J.
Verified review

She was very helpful for what I wanted her to do. I simply needed some advice on placement of furniture and questions about types of flooring for living room, kitchen and laundry hall room. So not a big job but she had very good ideas that I hadn't thought about and was just super nice to work with. I didn't want someone who was pushy suggesting their contractors and etc. as I already had those lined up so her advice was right on.

Jen M.
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Rebecca was a pleasure to work with. She painted several rooms for us including a decorative stripe wall for our nursery which turned out beautifully. Very creative, professional and had great attention to detail. I would highly recommend her for any painting, design or creative home project.

Alchemiss Design
5.0
from 1 review
    Michael R.
    Verified review

    Everything turned out better than expected. Leah is amazing as a person and has amazing and awesome style. I recommend her to everyone I know. She is incredibly talented and it was a pleasure working with her.

    Lindsay Trabing Designs
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Angela M.
      Verified review

      The best! Lindsay has excellent taste and applies it to your wants and your needs for your home!

      Lindsay Trabing Designs
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Maureen P.
        Verified review

        I LOVE Lindsay Trabing Designs!!!!! Lindsay has created the most amazing and beautiful home for me and my husband, perfectly reflecting our style....only so much better than we could have done on our own! Lindsay designed every room in our house, turning it into a home that is gorgeous, comfortable, and functional. No detail was too small or overlooked. Lindsay helped with the large pieces of furniture, window treatments, throw pillows and every accessory needed to make each room perfect. We could not be happier with the work that Lindsay did in our home. Not only is Lindsay an extremely talented designer, she is warm, funny and an absolute joy to work with!!

        Emily Lee Interior Design
        5.0
        from 1 review
          Norma B.
          Verified review

          We had a 1959 home completely remodeled last summer. Emily helped me choose the right paint, flooring, cabinets, light fixtures, appliances, etc. I nad my doubts, but when finished I liked it very much. I give Emily all the created for a job well done. I would definitely recommend her to all my friends We also had a sunroom added to our home, which she was in charge of.

          Project Partners Design
          5.0
          from 1 review
          • 1 year in business
          Emma E.
          Verified review

          Project Partner's Design did a wonderful job redecorating my living room. She really took the time to get a feel for my style and what I was looking for for. She was there every step of the process helping me make decisions, even bringing peices to me for me to choose from. Very convenient and great service, and not only do I love my living room, but I get tons of compliments about it! I would highly recommend Megan!!

          About

          We do custom/design interiors for clients using recycled materials or new materials. Also, we will do repairs and/or punch list items on new house construction.

          About

          I do interior design, space planning, color selection and organization. Incognito is committed to sustainable yet comfortable design.

          About

          Need help picking the perfect paint color? Do you have great furnishings, but could use suggestions on how to put it all together? Ever feel like you've almost got it,but something is missing in your decorating scheme? Could you use advice on picking out & measuring for window treatments? Sally is an experienced stager, interior redesign specialist, decorator & color consultant, and a window treatment designer. She is offering her expertise for all budgets.

          About

          We offer personal interior design for both home and office. We strive to provide the highest quality of service while listening to our customers.

          • 13 years in business
          About

          I offer custom designed/built artisan cabinetry and furniture that reflects the clients individual tastes

          • 1 hire on Thumbtack
          About

          CT Design offers value-added design services in residential, commercial,and interior design, as well as 3D modeling, building information modeling, and rendering and visualization. CT DESIGN is committed to working with clients to create high-quality design that fits the clients' needs and budget. View our website for samples, and call CT DESIGN for your next building project! Please contact us for a free estimate.

          Q & A

          Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

          What do interior designers do?

          Interior designers do much more than pick complementary paint colors and choose matching furniture — although those tasks are important parts of the job. Unlike decorators, interior designers usually have an associate of science degree or certificate of achievement in interior design from an accredited program. They’re trained in drafting, lighting and computer aided design (CAD), and are experts in room-specific design and residential space planning. Interior designers use these skills to plan and design safe, highly functional and beautiful interior spaces, from kitchens and bathrooms to family rooms and bedrooms. They determine space requirements, work within building codes and inspection regulations, and meet accessibility standards. An interior designer’s day-to-day job includes creative and technical tasks, both of which often require great communication skills:

          • Creating model rooms and visuals using design software.
          • Researching different textiles, materials, finishes, lighting and furniture.
          • Hiring suppliers, vendors, and contractors.
          • Estimating costs and making bids on potential jobs.

          How do you find a good interior designer?

          For many homeowners, the difference between a good interior designer and a bad one is simply a matter of taste — but all good designers have similar skill sets. Interior designers usually have a degree or certificate in interior design, with training in design principles and lighting, drafting, and computer aided design (CAD) software. Good interior designers have strong color balancing skills and understand how different colors influence spatial perception and moods. They know the building and electrical codes in the areas where they practice, and they make sure that any contractors they hire also work to those codes. They are knowledgeable about different upholstery fabrics and draperies, stay ahead of residential design trends, and maintain their own individual creativity. Also, good interior designers have excellent space designing skills, so they can arrange a space efficiently and with ideal traffic flow. Ultimately, hiring a good interior designer means pinpointing one whose signature style is complementary to your personal style — so checking out many designers’ portfolios is a must — and whose communication methods match yours.

          How do you choose an interior designer?

          Choosing an interior designer is all about finding one whose signature style fits well with your tastes and who can work within your budget. To choose the right professional for your interior design project, ask yourself these five questions:

          • What is your signature style? Good interior designers can both describe their personal aesthetic and demonstrate their signature style through their portfolios. Make sure it appeals to you.
          • How will you make sure the design fits my lifestyle? Good designers understand that the interior design must improve a homeowner’s experience in their home and fit into their lifestyle; for example, a white suede sofa is a poor choice for a family with large dogs and small children.
          • How much do you charge? Depending on the project, an interior designer may charge an hourly rate, a flat fee or a percentage of the project’s total cost.
          • How will you stick to my budget? An interior designer should have a plan for staying within your budget, which includes full transparency of costs and flexibility when choosing materials and furnishings.  

          Because an interior design project is highly collaborative and based on hard-to-define personal preferences, it’s most important to choose a designer who communicates clearly and listens closely to you.

          How much do interior designers charge?

          You can hire an interior design for a job as basic as a one-room consultation or as complex as supervising the design of an entire new home, helping with space planning, choosing color palettes, and shopping for furniture, flooring and artwork. The size and scope of the job will determine how much an interior designer charges; the average national cost for an interior designer ranges from $75 to $100 or more per hour. Other cost factors include the person’s reputation — interior designers to the stars are usually more expensive — and region. Most interior designers charge an average of $100-$225 for an initial consultation, but some will charge an hourly rate, usually starting at an average of $50, for larger projects that require extensive consultations. Hourly rates may be available for smaller projects, such as redecorating a living room or staging a home for sale; for instance, shopping and consulting can cost an average of $75 to $100 per hour, while staging costs and average $95 per hour. For many homeowners, a percentage of an interior designer’s cost is recouped through the professional discounts they receive from their vendors.

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