Frequently Asked Questions
The fashion industry knows that colour, texture and style, greatly affect our vital senses and feeling of well- being.
Applying this knowledge and our decorating design skills to your living space can have an enormously beneficial effect on you and those with whom you share your home and life. We hope the following will answer some of your questions and that you feel free to discuss what you have in mind with us.
I want to redecorate a room and need a few roles of wallpaper for my decorator to hang. Is a small order OK?
Yes. We can do as little or as much as you like, from supply only of fabric or wallpaper, to making up made to measure curtains or blinds, right through to a full fitting service. One window, one room or a whole house, it’s your choice!
Are home visits always necessary and does it help if I bring in pictures of the rooms I want to decorate and magazine pictures of the styles I like?
We love pictures and they are a great way to start! Please bring them in and we’ll discuss your ideas and give you our thoughts. If a home visit would be helpful, we’ll both know that when we’ve discussed what you have in mind. Amersham Designs
Do you charge for home visits and what can I expect?
Past clients always qualify for a complimentary site visit. Where we do charge it will be in the form of a £75 fee which is completely refundable if you place your order with us. A site visit will enable us to give you informed advice and ideas for your scheme including organising appropriate fabrics and wallpaper samples etc. we may also do a measure. If you would prefer, we can, however, work from photographs at this stage. A measure visit to confirm sizes once a quote has been accepted is free of charge.
What areas do you cover as I live some distance from your showroom?
We have clients far and wide! Mostly within a 5 – 10-mile radius of the shop, but we have had many projects in London and beyond. We have also done overseas projects in client’s holiday homes.
I have a limited budget, and have noticed your big designer names, will you be able to work within my limitations?
On a fully bespoke design comparison, we frequently match and even beat some very big retailers on price! In addition, you will receive exceptional service, your personal designer will be with you every step of the way overseeing your project from beginning to end Our skill is in combining colour, texture and style and that does not have to be expensive but it does require knowledge and the ability to source cleverly. There is no need to worry that we only cater for clients with deep pockets, we have many more suppliers than we show on the website.
What about something specific I want but the company is not in your suppliers list?
Our suppliers’ list only gives a small sample of the companies we deal with and it is constantly changing. Tell us what you want and if we don’t already deal with the company we would be happy to speak with them with a view to sourcing your requirements. Because we already have the endorsement of the top UK fabric houses we normally have no problem sourcing elsewhere.
Where is your showroom and when are you open?
Our showroom hours, contact information and location are all shown on our “Contact” page but here it is again:
Mon 9:30 – 5:00, Tues 9:30 – 5:00, Wed 9:30 – 5:00, Thur 9:30 – 1:00, Fri: 9:30 – 5:00, Sat 10:00 – 4:00,
Amersham Interiors, 7-9 Sycamore Road, Amersham on the Hill, Bucks. HP6 5EQ
Tel: 01494 721160
How does that work so I get the right overall look?
We have a large number of furniture suppliers, who supply ready-made pieces through to bespoke, specially made to measure furniture including chairs and sofas, covered in your chosen fabric. As part of a large overall scheme, we can take you ‘shopping’ for ideas, gaining access to trade showrooms which might otherwise be closed to the general public
Can you do it all or advise me on the design and colour of the things you cannot install?
I have a bedroom suite which includes fitted wardrobes and a bathroom that I would like to refit completely and decorate. As part of an overall scheme we can advise, supply and arrange installation of bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens et
I want to decorate a room but I don’t know any tradesmen to do the work. Can you help me?
We have access to a wide variety of skilled tradespeople who can implement any of our design schemes as required. This includes plasterers, electricians, plumbers, painters and decorators, mural artists, upholsterers, curtain fitters and general contractors.
What are your payment terms?
Once we have helped you choose your fabrics and design your scheme, we will prepare an estimate. When this is agreed and accepted, we only require a 50% deposit to action the work. Depending on the type of work involved, an average of three weeks will see your new scheme ready for fitting.
What other products do you supply?
We have a range of lamps, mirrors and other accessories on display in our showroom which are available to order and will be with you in a few days.