Installing carpeting in a high traffic area.
Buying a mattress online.
Planning a dining room that is too narrow. Make sure the room is wide enough for a party of 10 -12 people with the chairs occupied.
Buying furniture too large for the room.
Buying furniture without sitting on it first.
Installing an air handler in a hard to access area.
Installing a hot water heater above a room in the house.
Placing the air-conditioner outside the bedroom window.
Placing the lawn irrigation pump within hearing distance of a bedroom or tv room.
Using a lesser quality of HVAC duct work. Use high quality duct work and sealing rather than just code levels in order to gain up to 20% savings in heating and cooling costs.
Installing a heating and air-conditioning unit that is too small.
Having a driveway or walkway sloping toward your house.
Placing the laundry room in an inconvenient space.
Dreamland Interiors, Inc. can help you with your construction and remodeling needs in order to avoid these mistakes.
Natalie A. Gauci
Licensed Interior Designer working in the Tampa Bay, Florida area.