FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
It is very common to have questions regarding hiring an residential design company for your project. The information listed below should help highlight areas that are often in question.
Why hire Grande Interiors?
Grande Interiors is an award winning company offering exceptional customer service supported by the latest technology. Our approach to every project is intensely personal, while uniquely collaborative. Our benefits include:
Catherine O'Brien, owner, will personally oversee your project. All communication will be directly with her to insure exceptional and timely response to your requests.
We welcome your input to create a unique space that combines our creative talent and expertise with your vison. The result is a space that is one-of-a-kind and personifies your personal taste while being functional and timeless in design
Our experience in new construction, renovation and residential design projects will eliminate costly mistakes and incorprates a high level of detail to your project. The end result will be fine quality, timeless design, and an exceptionally functional residental space.
Your project can be anywhere. We have experience working with International clients as well as U.S. residents. Our involvement with you on your primary residence, vacation property, or new relocation will be completed in a timely professional manner. You can expect the "best" from us!
What is your firm's design philosophy?
Residential design is uniquely personal. Catherine O'Brien and the Grande Interiors team strive to make your project a pleasing experience in all aspects of the design and execution process. "Our goal is to make you happy with our service and leave you with a space that exceeds your expectations." We truly enjoy the collaberation with our clients and it is our primary task to execute your requests while incorporating principles of good design and aesthetics.
How involved to I need to be in the process?
We welcome your participation and you may be involved as little or as much as you like. We present you with a variety of choices in our services from limited consultation to complete turn-key Grande Service.
What do you expect from me as your client?
Prepare. The more information you can provide the better. Your needs, preferences and hopes can be converyed in words and photos. Collect photos from magazines, create an ideabook on Houzz or a board to share on Pinterest.
Decide on your budget for the project. We can assist you in determining costs however, only you can set a "comfortable" budget for your project. We will work diligently to determine the best choices and investments within your budget.
Openly communicate with us. We can serve you best when you openly share your preferences and highlight your concerns. "Don't hesitate to let us know what you think."
When should I involve you with my project?
The earlier we are involved in a project the better the results. Our communication with architects, builders, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, painters, etc. is critical to ensure that costly errors are eliminated. The planning process is critical and should provide a cohesive plan that keeps the project on a manageable timeline and within your budget.