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Bowie Modern Interior Designers

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Unlimited Resources, Inc.
4.2
from 51 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Tina B.
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Our experience with Mr. James and his team was very pleasant. All of the guys were very knowledgeable and professional. They handled all permits and inspections necessary to complete the project. We noticed an infestation of mold growth in one of our properties. We were already contemplating remodeling this area of the basement anyway. We decided to not only remediate the mold but also to hang new drywall throughout the entire basement, install about 13 recessed lights with smart motion switches, slate tile flooring, and rough in and install a full bath in the space. James came in and offered my husband and I a lot of different options to reach our desired goal beyond the mold remediation. He also did the bathroom design, and suggested some beautiful tile combinations and we loved them all. In short we decided to go with James to do the work and the project went flawless. Very professional, clean within reason during a renovation, and very organized and personable. He kept us informed at every stage and there were no surprises. They completed the project in about10 days including county inspections. James followed up with us a month after the job was completed to make sure that everything ok. Great customer service!! We will definitely be using Unlimited Resources in the near future and have recommended James and his team to several people already.

Paula Herrera, LLC.
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia G.
Verified review

I am very impressed by Paula’s ability to work in a very personalized manner. She literally reads my mind. Her work captures my identity and perfectly brings forth my vision, style and needs. What I like most is her attitude in any given situation. She is sensitive, open to comments and listens effectively to a client’s needs. Always responsive when feedback is needed, she offers thoughtful, beautiful design ideas for consideration and quickly comes up with new versions or modifications. She conveys a unique international style and will not stop until the client is completely satisfied. Paula is passionate with the enthusiasm, creativity and professionalism to transform any environment. I will not hesitate to engage Paula again and highly recommend her work.

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katrena G.
Verified review

Loved the design and all of the decor. Everything was absolutely perfect. Highly recommend.

New Vision Properties
4.4
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Leonard M.
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First meeting with interior designer went well!

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Downtown Home Staging
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Farid K.
Verified review

Downtown Home Staging and Drew Foxwell were excellent! This is the second home where he staged and is already under contract. His eye for detail and design made the house more desirable and easier to sell. He brought himself and a crew of people who worked tirelessly until he was content with the positioning and design concepts. The value of his work outweighs the cost, which is extremely affordable. It was great working with Downtown Home Staging and would recommend them over and over again!

Maylex Interior Design
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Adebusola O.
Verified review

I know her to be passionate about her job. She takes her time to search for new designs and combine them with her own ideas which makes her work extraordinary. I will recommend Maylex to any one looking for quality and professional interior design.

Cathy DeLoach
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amy C.
Verified review

We used Cathy to stage our home we sold in Fairfax. She and her crew did a beautiful job, so nice in-fact the kids didn't want to leave : ) She used furniture and accents that really fit the space and that appealed to a majority of people. She was very professional and she kept on-schedule. I would not hesitate to use her again... wish she also did interior design for our new place!

Magnifique Homes
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Marie J L.
Verified review

Absolutely loved MagnifiqueHomes! I moved to Virginia and needed to downsize quite a bit, moving into a much smaller place. Maud was great at utilizing the small space I had to maximum efficiency, making it feel like a home at the same time. She kept me involved in every step -- making it a truly enjoyable experience. I couldn't be happier with this, my first interior design experience. I would definitely recommend MagnifiqueHomes without hesitation.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Carla M.
Verified review

BB Designs & Remodeling does fabulous work. Brook and her team are as easy to work with as they are creative. Their ability to transform a space and make it fresh and fun makes coming home even better! I've recommended BB Designs & Remodeling to several friends and look forward to using them again.

Exclusive Creations Design
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
April C.
Verified review

In March, I hired Collene of Exclusive Creations Design to decorate my office space and training center. I had a special event that I was hosting and had to have the work completed in just under 1 week. She used a few existing pieces that I already had and I gave her carte blanche for the rest. The outcome was phenomenal! I left her with a blank space and when I walked in to the finished product, I felt like I was on a decorating show! I constantly receive complements about the choice of colors and the furnishings. Several months later I enlisted her services again for another studio space and again- it turned out wonderfully. I highly recommend Collene. She does a fantastic job meeting your needs with your budget to create your dream space!

RT Studio
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Perry H.
Verified review

Amazing and very talented team! The architects at RT Studio were able to bring my dream home to life; converting a dated late 1980s structure to a very modern and sexy design for 2017 and beyond.

V Wheeler Designs
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph M.
Verified review

I had the pleasure of working with Ms. Wheeler over a number of years as my design partner at Model Home Interiors. Together we managed, among other projects, the entire Upstate NY Ryan Homes account designing model homes in Rochester, Syracuse & Buffalo. Punctuality comes with responsiveness and she managed our budgets superbly. Our designs were completed on time, to budget repeatedly. Her outstanding design skills are comprehensive and thought-through with the ability to adapt to any tastes or looks a client could want. I highly recommend her.

Decorating Den Interiors
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Corrie H.
Verified review

Angela is so talented and gave our house a much needed make over. She is great to work with. In our first meeting, I showed her some ideas and talked about my goals. When she came back with her recommendations, I was amazed - she totally "got" my aesthetic and just completely nailed it. Our home was transformed into a beautifully designed and functional family household. We just bought a new house and I am going to work with Angela again on a total design make over. She is fantastic!

Signature Design Interiors
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
Verified review

Signature Design Interiors staged my home in One Loudoun and did an amazing job! They brought in furnishings, art, area rugs, linens, and accessories to highlight my home's best features. The turnaround time between requesting their help and the completed project was just a couple of days. I highly recommend the team at Signature Design Interiors for staging as well as decorating and remodeling. They are top notch!

Kendra Elsie Design Studio
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Tim S.
Verified review

Thank you so much for taking on our staging project. The Real Estate folks wanted to hire a company to stage our home but we objected. You were amazing. Even communicating via the Internet you viewed every photo and told us exactly what to move, what to eliminate, and how to present the home is such a way as to make it inviting to prospective buyers. You were attentive to all our worries and needs during this process. The fact that you staged each and every room made it possible for the home to be sold in 16 days and at full price. Certainly, your expert advice and interior designer capabilities made this possible. Thank you so much for all your detailed attention. We couldn’t have done it with out you. Thanks!

AJ Designs, LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Derrick F.
Verified review

My experience with AJ Designs LLC was great. I received a quick response, very competitive quote, and was given a strong sense of confidence. The services were delivered ahead of schedule and I'm confident that having my home staged will help it sell quickly.

StudioHue, LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Frank G.
Verified review

Was very happy with the communication, pricing and work product. Only used for the design layout and concepts but would not hesitate to use for a complete project in the future.

Muralizeit Interiors
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Guillermo W.
    Verified review

    Andrea and Sonia have a great taste coupled with common sense and a down-to-earth approach to interior design and home staging. All the suggestions they made were sensible and with my goal (and budget) in mind, even the ones I didn't end up implementing. Overall great value for the money.

    • 11 years in business
    Samuel F.
    Verified review

    I have to say that I used real plaster moldings throughout my house.when I went to my friend house I was pleased with crown molding and some design on her ceiling And that prompt me to look for the contrator (glamour touch home decor llc), despite my architect recommending wood and MDF. It was the best decision I made in whole project. The plaster is gorgeous-and it looks like nothing else.I 'll always be greatful for the job well done.

    • 9 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Henry M.
    Verified review

    Very responsive, prompt, and accommodating with scheduling the initial consultation. Colleen had great samples with her, and was able to take preliminary measurements and provide various product style recommendations and quotes immediately. The installer was also great - the end results are even better than we envisioned. We also felt the pricing and timing to get everything (from initial consultation to final installation) was very reasonable.

    • 9 years in business
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    PHILIP L.
    Verified review

    Tanya is a very hard working and creative designer.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What does it mean to stage a home?

    Home staging is the real estate strategy of decorating your home to be as marketable as possible to your target demographic. Home staging is done by interior decorators and other design pros hired by the homeowner or realtor, prior to putting a house on the market. Think of it as setting the stage for potential buyers to fall more easily in love with their future homes — and to spend top dollar to get them. It’s likely to be worth the investment: The Real Estate Staging Association reports that staged homes spend 90 percent less time on the market than those that are not staged. Home stagers can also be hired even if you’re not going anywhere. Stagers can consult on new layouts for your current home, much like an interior decorator.

    Home staging can take place while you still occupy the house you plan to sell, or when the home is vacant. For an occupied home, the home stager will clear out clutter, rearrange furniture, and bring in decor and furniture as needed to create the perfect environment. Usually an occupied home has far too much of the current owner’s personality stamped on it, which makes it hard for prospective buyers to envision themselves living there. A home stager should neutralize and beautify the space. In vacant homes, a home stager will bring in furniture and decor so that potential buyers don’t walk into an empty house, which can be equally hard to imagine living in as a cluttered, occupied home.

     

    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 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.

    How much does it cost to stage a home for sale?

    Nationally, the price for home staging ranges between $750 and $1,500. The price varies based on how many rooms in the house need staging, whether furniture and decor are needed or the stager can work with the client’s belongings, whether the home is occupied or vacant, and the sale price of the home. Occupied homes typically cost less to stage as they are already furnished, and can require less time and resources than staging an empty house. The main tasks when staging an occupied home are rearranging and decluttering. Staging an empty house can be more expensive as furniture and decor need to be trucked in, requiring transportation, physical labor and potential rental fees. Here are some examples of average home staging costs:

    • 2-hour consultation: $200, includes DIY tips and guidance.
    • 1- to 2-hour consultation and design session: $250, including written report.
      • Additional design consulting: $65 per hour.
    • 8 hours of staging an occupied home: $800.
      • Hands-on staging involving moving furniture, hanging and moving art, and decluttering.
    • Starting price for staging a vacant home could be $2,200.
    • A home stager may charge 1 percent of the home’s selling price.
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