What is a general contractor?
A general contractor is specializing in construction, and has design skills and experience to do all the work. They can also secure building permits and arrange for inspections as work progresses. General contractors hire qualified subcontractors and order construction materials and see that the job is completed according to contract.
What is an Architect?
An architect is state-licensed professional with a degree in architecture training, to create and design structurally sound, functional, and aesthetically buildings.
What is an interior designer?
An interior designer is experts that are specialize in the decorating and furnishing or rooms and can offer fresh, innovative ideas and advice. Many designers belong to the American Society of Interior Designers, a professional organization.
How do I hire a contractor?
Whether you're selecting a designer, a cabinetmaker, or a contractor, start by getting referrals from people you know who have had similar work done. You may want to visit former clients to check their work firsthand. For each type of specialist you wish to hire, obtain several bids for comparison. For some jobs, you may want a written contract, which binds and protects both you and the person you hire. Look it over carefully before signing.