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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 / November 17, 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 / November 3, 2021

Clarkston, Michigan man cave basement

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…

Finishing Your Basement into a Home Theater

by Joe Ellis / October 11, 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 / September 15, 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 / September 3, 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 / July 30, 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…

Modern Basement Ideas from Floor to Ceiling

by Adam Jensen / May 5, 2021

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One of the most popular design aesthetics is modern design. Formerly thought to be a cold, sterile design with tons of chrome and imaginary signs that screamed: "DO NOT TOUCH!" While some of those stereotypes may have some validity, the reality is that the modern style is more than that. It is a style that…

DIY Basement Finishing vs. Professional Contractors

by Adam Jensen / April 7, 2021

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You are finally ready to get started on finishing your basement. You are either a newer homeowner or a more seasoned homeowner that is just determined to make that next step. Are you fed up with the higher energy costs and the unpleasant look of your basement? Then, it's time to get to work! How…

What Does It Cost to Finish a Basement in Michigan?

by Adam Jensen / March 24, 2021

Northville, Michigan finished basement living room

One of the biggest hang-ups people have when it comes to remodeling their basement is the cost to finish a basement. It is such a hindrance that people don't finish the project or don't start altogether. The average cost to finish a basement starts around $30,000 and could cost over $200,000. At Finished Basement Plus,…