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We Answer 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Basement Remodeling

10 FAQs About Basement Remodeling

We Answer 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Basement Remodeling

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

large stone fireplace on basement wall

Basement remodeling is often a new subject for most homeowners, so naturally homeowners have questions about the process and materials used. Here is a list of our most frequently received questions. Q. Should we use wood studs or metal studs? A. Wood materials when mixed into the moist environment of a basement begin to rot, warp,…

What to Look For in a Contractor

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

basement kitchen with large granite island and dark maple cabinetry

Anyone who has dealt with home construction or remodeling can tell you just how difficult it can be at times. Having construction workers in your home, drywall dust, machinery, as well as early mornings and late nights of construction noise. Although, working with a contractor who offers you the best possible customer experience can make…

Orange Is Not Just For Halloween

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

orange couch in finished basement for kids to use as playroom

It's Halloween! Everywhere you look you see pumpkins, costumes, and decorations. A common theme? Orange! The color orange is very eye catching and is often associated with Fall and Halloween, but can the color be used year round? Of course it can! Orange is a great color to use for a pop of color in an…

A Look Back: Basement Remodeling Trends from 2018

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

basement bar with dark cabinets and white countertop

Finished Basements Plus is always striving to stay up to date on the latest and greatest trends of the year for remodeling. While keeping up with the trends we also focus on our homeowners and ensuring that they have the best basement remodeling experience possible. As 2018 has come to a close and 2019 has…

Remodeling VS. Selling Home

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

basement with stone wall and electric fireplace

When it comes to your home, space is often an issue for growing families. At the end of the day it comes down to basically two options, Remodeling or Selling. Which is right for you and your family? Here are some pros and cons to both remodeling and selling your home. Advantages of Moving: Find…

Helpful Tips To Get Smoke Smell Out of Your House Quickly

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

By: Jonathan Connors It is a well-known fact that guy’s night is an essential part of any good friendship. Whether it’s once a week or once a month, and night in playing cards or watching a sports game with the guys is something we all look forward to. Even more important than the event itself;…

4 Ways To Keep Your Basement Warm & Dry

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

basement playroom with carpet and storage for toys

4 Ways To Keep Your Basement Warm & Dry We hear these questions often, "Why do basements have a musty smell?", "What happens if water enters my basement?", "How do you keep my basement warm?" These are all great questions to ask a contractor who may be finishing your basement. We have solutions for each…

10 Inspiring Basement Living Room Designs

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

cozy basement living room with carpet and TV

Using your basement as an entertaining space can be a great way to add usable space to your home. One of the best things about finishing your basement is that it is a brand new space! You can make the basement design match the rest of your home or take a completely different approach. Here…

Laminate vs Vinyl Plank Basement Flooring

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

rochester basement flooring vinyl plank dark brown

When deciding to finish or remodel your basement it is important to choose materials that can withstand the moist environment of a basement. Choosing a flooring to install in your new lower level can be difficult with so many options being available. Two of the most common types of flooring besides carpet are Laminate and Vinyl. So,…

Black Painted Ceiling vs White Painted Ceiling

by admin / March 7, 2018

Finishing your basement and looking for a way to maximize your current ceiling height? A great option for a basement with lower ceiling heights can be painting the ceilings! Leaving your basement ceiling exposed and simply painting it black or white can give you the height needed for a comfortable space as well as giving…