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Adding a Second Kitchen to Your Finished Basement

by Joe Ellis / December 3, 2021

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Designing a basement kitchen can be a helpful addition for special occasions or entertaining in your home. Learn about adding a second kitchen to your basement. Adding a Second Kitchen to Your Basement There are many benefits when to building your very own basement kitchen. Adding a second kitchen to your home may seem daunting…

Tips for Designing Your Basement Bar

by Joe Ellis / Updated: December 3, 2021

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Building a custom basement bar involves a lot of options. Explore our basement bar design tips which will help you make selections that are right for you. Most people will agree that a basement bar is always a good idea. If you enjoy entertaining family and friends, there is no better place than your very…

Read This Before Finishing Your Basement

by Joe Ellis / Updated: December 3, 2021

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If you are thinking of basement finishing, it is important to do your research. If you do not do it right the first time, you are going to have to do it again and no one wants to spend the time and/or money on the same project twice. There will be many things to consider…

The Guide to Choosing Good Basement Colors

by Joe Ellis / Updated: December 3, 2021

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What colors are good for basements? Learn about the best paint colors for your project and how to pick them with our guide to choosing good basement colors. The Guide to Choosing Good Finished Basement Colors Once you have decided on finishing your basement, there are different steps you need to take in order to…

Finishing Your Basement into a Home Theater

by Joe Ellis / Updated: December 3, 2021

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Thinking about turning your basement into a home theater? Explore our design ideas and tips to consider when planning your finished movie theater room. Finishing Your Basement into a Home Theater Having a basement home theater can provide constant entertainment for family and friends. Whether you are looking for small basement home theatre ideas or…

Home Office Ideas for Your Finished Basement

by Joe Ellis / Updated: September 24, 2021

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These days, many of us are working from home and need a space to do so. Read here to learn how to turn your basement into a home office.  Finished Basement: Home Office Ideas Over the past year and a half, more and more people have transitioned to working from home. While many employees are…

5 Uses For Your Finished Basement

by Joe Ellis / Updated: September 17, 2021

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Finishing your basement gives you a ton of extra space at home. Unsure of how to use it? Check out these ideas. Having a finished basement is a great way to add value by adding another space in your home to enjoy. A finished basement includes walls, appropriate flooring, can be wired for electricity, and…

How Much Value Does a Finished Basement Add to Your Home?

by Joe Ellis / Updated: August 10, 2021

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Whether you are considering selling right now or within the next five to ten years, the decision to finish your basement is a huge one with lots of factors to consider. Two of the main factors to consider are the cost and return on investment (ROI). When looking into homes to buy or sell, each…

Styling an Exposed Basement Ceiling

by Joe Ellis / Updated: August 2, 2021

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Your ceilings are possibly one of the most underrated steps in your renovation process. Throughout the rest of your home, you aren’t walking around looking at your ceilings all day. If you did, you may trip and hurt yourself, so we would strongly advise against it. Nevertheless, when looking at each room as a whole…

Creative Ideas for a Traditional Basement

by Adam Jensen / Updated: July 13, 2021

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Perhaps you are looking at all of these trending interior designs like modern, farmhouse, rustic and the numerous combinations and thinking to yourself, “None of this fits me.” If so, that is okay. At the end of the day, this is your space. You have worked hard to own your own home and put in…