Are starting to look into hiring a contractor for your home remodel or renovation?. Then you might be asked if you’ve come up with any plans for the actual design or the build. In fact, this is a pretty common question to be asked and yet so many homeowners answer no to this inquiry. When you are doing a remodel, home renovation or an addition onto the home, plans are always an important factor in the process. A contractor can draw out plans, but a residential designer is going to be the person that will be able to add in all those little design features you want and need, using the space more efficiently, they also have a heads up on trends, the best materials to use and the best products available. Overall, a residential is not something that is considered a luxury, it's a need.