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Interior Design

 

Our Cheshire based in-house Interior Designers work with your requirements to restyle or re-plan your space for you. We source products on your behalf, project manage the refurbishment or re-styling, alternatively you can simply commission a design scheme to carry out yourself. The flexibility in the level of our involvement is for you to choose.

Our reliable team of dedicated designers, decorators, suppliers, trades and manufacturers are on hand to meet all of your needs.  We can also source lighting, furniture, flooring and accessories to complete the design for your space.

Initial Consultation

We believe it is important to meet with clients before they commit to our services, so we offer a free initial consultation with no obligation. An essential part of our initial consultation is to view your chosen space, discuss your requirements and budget, make initial suggestions and assess which of our services would benefit your commission. Your requirements may be a simple redecoration where our professional decorating service would be engaged, a re-styling or a complete full interior design package. The choice is yours...

One of our Interior Designers will visit you at your home or commercial property to discuss your requirements along with the look and feel you want to achieve. An assessment of requirements will be detailed, photographs and sketches may also be taken at this stage and we welcome questions about our services. Following the consultation we will send you an estimate detailing the work we propose to undertake.

Re-styling Service

Our re-styling service is for clients where utilisation of existing furnishings is required. This is a cost effective way of giving a tired room a fresh new look.

The final design meeting is to provide you with a mood board presenting the design along with details of the proposed design and budget costs.

Design Scheme

On engagement of our design scheme service, one of our Interior Designers will commence a preliminary design concept. A second site meeting will be carried out where we will present the proposed design, colour scheme, furnishings and materials etc for discussion, the aim of which is to further establish your specific requirements and budget. Once the concept is approved we will commence the detailed design for your approval.

The final design meeting is to provide you with a detailed final design. A mood board will be presented with samples of fabrics, flooring, wall coverings along with details of all proposed furniture and fixtures and/or fittings and accessories for approval.

Sourcing of all wall coverings, wall finishes, floor coverings, lighting, furniture and accessories will be undertaken on the understanding that the items sourced must be provided through Butterworth Interiors. These are charged at very competitive rates for our clients.

Project Co-ordination

On client approval of the final design, Butterworth Interiors will commence obtaining detailed costings of all requirements along with estimates from relevant contractors if appointed to undertake project co-ordination.

Butterworth Interiors utilise the services of electricians, plasterers, joiners, floor & carpet fitters, upholsterers and soft furnisher manufacturers, all of whom are fully qualified by their respective trade/professional bodies.  Butterworth Interiors is fully insured and as members of the RESET scheme (www.rscad.co.uk), our in-house professional decorators are fully competent and qualified to work on residential and commercial sites, in compliance with HSE and CDM regulations.  We will obtain estimates from required contractors and on approval, the contract of works will be between the client and contractor. The invoice and all deposits are paid directly by the client to the contractor to ensure that the guarantee for the work is in their name. Butterworth Interiors charge a commission of 10% of the contractor's final account which includes:

* Regular site visits throughout the project to ascertain that the progress, quality and work in general is in accordance with the specifications provided by the contractor.
* Key holder capacity to allow ease of access.
* Assisting in problem solving when unexpected variations to specifications occur due to previously un-revealed conditions on-site.
* Reasonable availability on the telephone during normal working hours.
* Certification of contractor's applications and final payments.

Disbursements

Standard postage, telephone, parking and travel within Cheshire and Manchester are included. Telephone calls overseas and special courier are charged at cost. Travel outside of Cheshire and Manchester charged at 45p per mile. Unavoidable accommodation costs are chargeable.

Payment on Account

Our Interior Design fee - 50% is payable upon engagement with the remainder payable immediately upon delivery of the mood board at the final design meeting. Payment of the design fee is not dependent on the progress of the commission.

Ordering of any home furnishings requires a 50% deposit against each item prior to ordering, with final payment prior to delivery of that item. All orders require a signed approval prior to ordering.

Professional Decorating Service - upon engagement a 100% deposit against the materials (paint, wall coverings etc) is payable as per invoice prior to commencement of works. On receipt of the booking deposit your allocated date of works is confirmed. For all commissions exceeding a 5 day period will incur stage payments as detailed within the booking confirmation. On completion of all works the final payment is payable within 7 days.

NB: Payment terms for commercial projects are agreed with the client prior to engagement.

Interior Design Options

  • Interior Design scheme from single room to full projects
  • Mood Boards
  • Commercial and Residential Projects
  • Sourcing / Supply of products
  • Furniture
  • Accessories
  • Soft Furnishings (Curtains, Blinds, Cushions, Bed Throws, Bespoke Headboards & Accessories)
  • Lighting
  • Flooring
  • Hand Painted Kitchens & Furniture
  • Specialist Paint and Faux Finishes
  • Children’s Murals
  • Bespoke Hand Painted Canvasses
  • Building Work / Bespoke Joinery & other trades
  • Full Project Management Service
  • Wallpaper & Fabrics
  • Digital Wall Coverings
  • FREE initial consultation

Our Gallery provides samples of our work.

We offer a FREE initial consultation with no obligation to discuss your requirements.

Appointments are available daytime and evening subject to availability.  For your FREE consultation please call 0161 282 3721.