Polywood shutters in an airy living room with a fireplaceDuring the remodeling process, you can spend days pouring over floor plans, room uses, and lighting schemes. It takes considerable patience and coordination to get every design element just the way you like. And while you think you have everything in its place, don't make the mistake of overlooking some essential items in your remodel. After all, getting things right the first time is much easier than going back and adding window treatments or outlets after everything is built.