FAQs

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What will we get from a once off home consultation?

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We offer 2 choices to choose from for a once off home consultation. First, we offer a hour home consultation answering any of your queries and secondly with the added bonus of a detailed written report followed from your consultation. Both home consultation visits cover answering any queries and questions you may have in an allocated time of usually 1 hour. If you need a new fresh paint colour for your room we can advice you on same, maybe you don't know what to do with your window treatments to use blinds or curtains or both we can make recommendations on this, maybe your looking for fresh new ideas for a room, can’t make up your mind on selection of some flooring, tiling samples and need a fresh eye and direction , we advise on same. We ask all our clients to have a list of queries ready to enable you to get the most from your once off consultation.

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I need a total revamp of my living room can you do this?

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Yes, we offer a complete new scheme including recommendations on paint colours, wallpapers, window treatments, new sofas, lighting, furniture and accessories.

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I am currently building a new home and need advice if the room layouts on our drawings will work when we start fitting it out, like what size sofa, is the kitchen in the right place, will we put in a stove or open fire, what type of flooring should we use etc, can you help?

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Yes, we do find this is the perfect timing to meet up as there is always a lot of items to consider when building your new home. We meet up with you and go through the flow of the house and give recommendations on which direction to go with on your choice of flooring, internal doors, stairs, kitchen, utility , bedroom, storage areas, playrooms, home office space and bathroom to best suit your new site aspect and your current and changing lifestyle.

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My entire home needs painting inside and outside can you give me colours for this?

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Yes , we offer a full colour scheme for your home, interior and exterior and you will receive a written report with a detailed colourscheme with your selected colours and paint finishes ready to give to your painter or if you require a decorator we can recommend one of our team.

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We recently moved into our new home and need new curtains and blinds for a lot of the rooms Can you recommend curtains and blinds for these?

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Yes, we so enjoy this side of dressing up your home. We can set up a home consultation or a studio consultation where we make recommendations for your window dressing and can select fabrics from our extensive ranges of curtain and blind fabrics from our studio library.

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We currently bought a home with a view of putting on an extension and a complete renovation of all of the internal areas. Do you do weekly meetings to help us through this process?

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Yes , we offer weekly or monthly appointments for clients who wish to avail of our consultation services while their building works are being carried out. Clients may have decisions to make for the builders and we are there to direct them to the answer. We also work with our own team of builders and tradespeople if required and on any of our assigned building projects our team meet weekly with the clients to discuss the progress of the project.

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I have a living room that was mainly used for the kids when growing up and now I would like it to be an area suitable for the whole family, what would be the best way to go about this?

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We would recommend a home visit to view your room and then give recommendations and advice from there.

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I would love to bring a new fresh look to my whole house, but I am on a very tight budget can you help?

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Yes, we would recommend a once off consultation with written report. This way we would call to walk through your home and get a visual of it and then send you a report outlining staging steps with a list of recommendations for your home that you can under take in your own time and at your own pace.

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My family and I are living abroad and lately bought a summer home in Ireland that needs a total renovation , can you undertake this project?

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Yes , we excel in complete turn key projects. CDC Interiors and the renovation team join forces to fulfil your wishes offering you a complete renovation of your project. Carolann as head designer and Dave as project manager will lead the renovation team and within your agreed budgets and timeframes. You will be informed every step of the way on the project by weekly calls/ emails and also by Skype /Viber /facetime calls which can be done to show you the progress of the project if required.

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We have a two apartments in Canary Islands that we would like to re-do for letting, is this something you do?

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Yes, we undertake projects abroad within agreed budgets. We love working with new materials from different countries to give a property a new touch of character. We offer a full fit out service also and project management of these oversea projects.

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Our home is so cold in winter we need to get it properly insulated and repainted, can you recommend someone?

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Yes, we can recommend our team CDC Renovations who undertake all the necessities for proper home insulation upgrades and repainting with our dedicated and professional team of tradespeople backed up by our project manager Dave. Give him a call and he can call to quote for same. His number is 086 8138710.

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We have a bathroom in our home that needs to a total gutting and revamp, can you help us?

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Yes, we offer many services for bathroom revamps, from a studio consultation offering you advice on layout and recommendations to complete fit out, sourcing and selecting tiling, sanitary ware, showers, baths, taps, window treatments, and can then offer a complete supply and fit service.

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I have a few interior questions can I call to the studio to ask someone for their expertise advice?

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Yes of course, we offer one to one consultations by appointment at our studio to give our clients our utmost attention at all times. Please give us a call or email us anytime to set up your studio appointment today.

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I can’t make my mind up to buy a new sofa or cover my existing my sofa, can you advise on same?

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Yes, we make custom made quality hardwood frame sofas and you can cover them from any fabric from our wide selection of fabrics. If however , you wish to re-cover your existing sofa we also offer a full re-upholstering service and can help you select a nice fabric to cover it from our beautiful upholstery fabrics, we collect and re-deliver any re-upholstered sofas also.

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I need a new fabric headboard for my bedroom can you recommend where I can get one?

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Yes, we custom make beautiful new headboards for bedrooms to suit any style in many sizes, heights, and in any fabric from our wide selection of fab fabrics. Call us today to set up your studio appointment.

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I never used an interior designer before but I feel I cant make a decision as there are so many choices out there now in everything, can you guide me in my decisions?

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Yes, this is large part of our daily job, advising and making recommendations for clients properties. We can set up a studio appointment to run through your queries and at the end you will have a professional answer to all your queries and your decisions will be a lot clearer for you to make a final choice. No more time wasting.

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I work full time and have not much time to meet up and go through schemes choices for my living room, can you do it all by email?

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Yes, we offer a email consultancy, all we ask is for you to forward photos and measurements of your room, or if this is something you may not be too familiar with we can set up a home consultation first and take the service to emailing from there. Email us any time to avail of this service.

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I have a physically handicapped Aunt who's home is badly in need of ..something! Do you cater for wheelchair friendly homes?

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Yes of course, every home deserves something special and we take great pride in any home re-decoration. We can create a home that is comfortable, homely yet functional for your Aunt , while adhering to all health and safety standards and regulations . We would be delighted to call to her house to meet up with you and her to have a little chat anytime and go from there.

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My wife passed away a few years back and my world turned upside down including my house and I have never had much interest in doing anything with it since but I am embarrassed to bring anyone into it now and it makes me feel uncomfortable now to have anyone over. What step should I take?

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Well you have just made the first step by contacting us! So well done on that.. we are very sympathetic to any person who is grieving. We would recommend making a home visit to see how you have lived and now living and to get a feel for what you would like to change. We would take it all on board then for you. Remember we are there to help you not to criticise the way your home is now as we are there to make it better..thats our job. Give me a call or email us anytime and I would only be more than happy to call to you first to discuss your future project ...

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We moved back to Ireland from abroad lately and are currently renting but recently bought an old (new to us) house in an area new to us and we are looking to do it up before we move in, can you help, as we know no one in the area that can do it all?

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Yes, we would be delighted to be brought on board your project. Sounds exciting coming back from abroad and purchasing a new home. We can undertake the complete fit out of your project with our dedicated team of experienced and professional tradespeople at CDC Interiors and Renovations. Let us know when you have the key for you new property and we would be delighted to meet you there to discuss your plans for your new home.

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