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Get creative – select a home makeover expert by Adrienne Zvacek

design, as well as product and material selections for projects big and small. Many people find it beneficial to continue working with their design consultant throughout the entire renovation process to ensure their ultimate goals and requirements are being met.

Knowing why you’re planning a renovation is just as important as identifying the fine details you want in it.


akeovers inspire us to be the best we can be in all areas of our life. Renovating your home is the ultimate of home makeovers. You’re not just doing the small jobs like looking for ways to work around your inefficient kitchen, or ways to distract guests from your small living room. A renovation gives you the power to nip all of these issues at its source, giving you the dream home you’ve wanted. Admittedly, they can be time consuming, and often overwhelming, as they tend to flow into almost every area of your life. If that happens it’s time to call in the support team of interior design consultants. They can help you coordinate a design plan complete with scaled floor plans, electrical drawings, ceiling






ornerstone Flooring & Interiors, located at #7 - 844 - 51st Street East, holds a wide selection of flooring possibilities. Customers can choose from porcelain and ceramic tile, carpets, hardwood, laminate, vinyl flooring, cork and exotic flooring, granite counters, and natural stone tile products. There is also a great selection of area rugs to choose from.

When selecting your home makeover expert (designer), you want to make sure you’re working with a professional, someone who has an interior design degree or two-year diploma from a recognized interior design school and who is a member of their local

ity customer service have been company goals since it incorporated in 2002 as Cornerstone Tile. “Installation is as critical as the quality of the products, to provide beauty and longevity,” Williams adds. Quality customer service is also a main focus. Customer referrals have proven to be an important aspect of their business, she says. “Forming lasting relationships with our customers is the key to our success”.

“Our customers tell us we have the best selection of flooring in the city,” says Janice Williams of Cornerstone. At Cornerstone, the showroom is stocked with the most current high-demand items, including recent trends in carpets, Canadian hardwoods, natural stone slabs, and glass for backsplashes. Professional installation and high qual-

interior design association such as the Interior Designers Association of Saskatchewan. Choose someone who has sound business practices and truly takes the time to listen to your goals. When preparing for your makeover, you need to start by identifying all your goals. Knowing why you’re planning a renovation is just as important as identifying the fine details you want in it. If you are not able to identify all your goals, don’t be too concerned. Part of your designer’s job is to ask the right questions to best understand your project and give you the results you’re looking for. Sometimes all it takes is a single design consultation to iron out the kinks in a project, while at other times, it takes months of

planning. Often your budget, time and skill sets will determine how much help you really require. Renovations are not stress free. Get creative. Select the right team of home makeover experts and you’ll have a resource to guide you through the process, making it a bit easier. Adrienne Zvacek, BID, Principal Designer of Saskatoon’s Studio 2.0 Interior Design Consultants, works with clients to ask the right questions and provide the right answers

Customers include homeowners undertaking renovations, as well as commercial contractors and homebuilders. Customers rely on Cornerstone’s staff’s friendliness and caring attitude in recommending workable solutions. Submitted by Janice Williams, Cornerstone Flooring & Interiors, Saskatoon

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