Looking to renovate a room or two? Want to refresh your space before a big event? No matter the size or style of project you’re planning, this guide will help you know how long you really need to achieve your home makeover – and trust us, it’s nothing like what you’ve seen on television. Research, design, construction and delivery can take almost half a year for a small project, which means taking your time, doing it right, and ensuring every detail is taken into consideration. It starts by gathering lots of ideas and ends with the satisfaction of knowing the job was done properly. Design and renovation projects are big investments, and should not be rushed or taken lightly. Surprises can come up and having a plan so you’re prepared is paramount; but in the end it’s all certainly worth it to be in a space that you truly adore. For more professional tips based on decades of industry experience, read the other articles by Toronto Interior Design Group’s owner/founder and principal designer Yanic Simard in our Achievements section. Love your home and the environment that surrounds you. A thoughtfully designed interior creates a life well lived. Bringing out the best in your home means bringing out the best in you.