Stop shopping online. Try to use builders’ vendors—they have arranged for best pricing. your attempts to piece together vendors might add up more than you think.
Consider multiple uses for rooms instead of an abundance of specialty rooms. Music rooms are so 2000-and-late if you’re not actually a musician.
Your family is great. But don’t let the opinions of family and friends be the final word on your dream house.
Don’t skimp on that pocket office off the kitchen. You will use it all the time.
Don’t delay your selections. Using a designer will help when it comes to navigating the many choices.
Don’t avoid the value-engineering process. It results in a smarter and more cost-effective design.
Don’t get impatient. The last 10 percent of the build requires patience. Focus on the positives. Don’t get hyper critical before the whole installation is complete. Enjoy the process.