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We offer a unique service, one that saves you money! We offer the option of viewing room transformations in your home! Why is this important? Because viewing the actual pieces allows you to see the quality, true color tones, size & scale & how the pieces "flow" next to your existing items & adjacent rooms. Imagine.... being able to view the perfect rug, art, furniture & more, in the actual room! Our years of experience & numerous sources (not open to the public) allow us to recommend pieces that achieve the comfort, function & stylish rooms you'll love coming home to!
Shopping Sprees! For clients who love the thrill of the hunt, we quote shopping days, with appointments at showrooms that are open To The Trade Only.
Visualizing: If you prefer 3D imagining, we provide that! Imagine viewing the end result, before you proceed! Or, we can provide a viewing the actual options!
Proceed only if you're happy: We give you the peace of mind that working with us will be a comfortable collaboration, instead of a forced commitment. While other design firms require a contract and/or a retainer for their fees, we do not, for the vast majority of our services. We know if you're happy, you'll be loyal for years!
Over 170 EXCELLENT reviews. You can learn a great deal by reading reviews. Previous clients talk about their experiences, what they learned along the way. Read from a variety of subjects, about furnishing a home, remodeling, adding color or lighting and more. We have more Excellent customer reviews than any other NC source, as seen on Google, Houzz, Angie's List, Google Plus, Yelp, BBB, and online sources.
Referral based business. Our loyal clients, referrals, excellent reviews & extra effort sets us apart, without any advertising for 20 years!
We work with a variety of budgets. You'll notice our web site is not limited to one or two homes with a huge budget. We're proud to show dramatic transformations in rooms where clients preferred to keep sentimental things, or certain pieces due to comfort. Whether you prefer to update one window treatment, or transform an entire home, no job is too large or too small.
No 6 to 8 hour waiting periods for deliveries! While other furniture and rug sources often require you to wait 7 to 8 hours for deliveries, we'll make an appointment. We know your time is valuable!
We spread out fabrics for in home viewing. Other sources have you order from a small fabric swatch book. Instead, we spread out yards of fabrics in the correct lighting of you room! Why is this so important? Because it avoids costly mistakes. With this service you'll be able to see the entire pattern repeat, and how your room's lighting, rugs, or colors affect the color of the fabrics.
Over 20 years of experience. Whether you need assistance making rooms more functional, or help with combining styles when they differ from your spouse, or want better lighting, or color, or just want a home that reflects your style, our years of experience benefits you. See 'Which Design Firm" in the Portfolio. It reflects that not all design firms have the experience or the communication skills needed to help you achieve a home you love.
A+ rating at the Better Business Bureau. Customer satisfaction is key to our success, that's why we've had an a+ rating every year at the BBB.
One stop source. From measuring to installation to delivery, we make it easy! Our seamstresses, upholsterers, delivery men, and installers are second to none.
Training and an innate talent. We have the most extensive training in the industry in all aspects of design. While this training is valuable, innate talent is even more important. When working with Transforming Rooms, you'll quickly see that a natural gift for color tones, size and scale, and a vision for obtaining your goals is what sets us apart. One consultation allows you to see your home from our fresh perspective!
We adapt to your life style. Whether you prefer formal or family friendly, contemporary, transitional, eclectic, or your own special style, we can adapt. Check out the wide variety of styles shown on our web sites.
We keep it local. We service North Carolina customers. Why is this important? Because we're always close by when you need us.
Amazing turnaround times! In our reviews you'll read about our quick turnaround times for rugs, art, specialty items, designer fabrics, furniture, custom window treatments and more. This allows you to avoid the 10 to 12 week average waiting period that furniture store and design firms quote. Note: At times, we do not take on more clients, in order to better service existing clients.
Answers to frequent questions:
How do our prices compare? Our buying power allows you to benefit with reasonable prices. Reviews from numerous clients rave about our reasonable prices on fabrics, furniture, custom window treatments, art, rugs, lighting and more. See Testimonials page, or over 160 Excellent reviews on line.
What are our fees? For custom window treatments, furnishings, original art, lighting & many other services, we can provide a written quote up front. Or, for design services, such as design consultations, call us today. We're happy to discuss your goals in order to quote fees and timing.
Do I have to allow photography? We ask in advance about your preferences regarding photographs. In addition, we never list a homeowner's address. Many of our after photos were from Andrew Mayon Photography of Greensboro. Our before photos were obviously from a basic iPhone!
We look forward to helping you love your home! The links below are to our rooms featured on Houzz. Notice the styles are unique to each homeowner's taste, and how we can adapt to a variety of styles! Deborah Welch