Are you second-guessing yourself about wanting to make more out of your current basement? No longer! It is the perfect place for that possibly unspoken need or wish you have for an extra room in the house that could be anything you want. From an at-home bar or a hangout point to an extra room for those guests on holidays, getting your basement finished is one of the best decisions you could make in renovating your house. Just think of all the fun you could have and how much you could use the extra space.
A basement, in general, has historically had little use in a normal house except for storage or a last-choice additional room (for maybe the ‘mad scientist’ sibling), but recently this trend is taking a massive turn. People are investing a lot in turning their basement into a full-fledged, beautiful and functional living space. The realization of the potential basements offer, in light of the various designs and uses that it could be renovated for has started a new industry in itself. Finishing your basement definitely provides you with many advantages.
Value & Taste:
The first and foremost is the value a finished basement adds to your house and that on a relatively lesser cost than other options. Even doing kitchen and bathroom renovations are much more expensive then getting your basement turned into functional quarters. Although you can stay with the same theme as upstairs if desired, basement designs allows you to be a lot more flexible because you can basically change the whole overall theme as compared to the rest of your house. A main aim can be to diversify and go in a completely new direction and have a totally different style of room in the house for your own pleasure and satisfaction.
Practical Growth Without the Pains:
Many people also view this as a simple means for extending space in their home for a growing family or unexpected needs. It doesn’t matter if growing children need more privacy, adult children’s unexpected life changes means moving them back home, or for gracefully helping aging parents. A finished basement allows you to have an extra, and completely separate, bathroom and/or kitchen so that if your family needs it for whatever reason, you can easily fit everyone in without having to think of reselling and buying a new house. (Hint: or worse, dealing with potentially stringent municipal guidelines related to exterior additions.)
Similarly – for investment minded individuals – a basement with its own kitchen and bathroom can easily be rented out to make a steady profit off of it. Or even if you don’t want to turn your basement into an extra room, you could still modify it for effective storage options making it a BETTER place for keeping old and seldom-used stuff. Simply by installing shelves and cabinets, you can increase the space and quality your basement has to offer.
No matter how you see it, the advantages of finishing your basement are sure to make it worth your investment and efforts. So call us now and turn your basement into whatever you want it to be, taking your house design to the next level.