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Waterproof Your Basement Before You Finish

by Adam Jensen / October 15, 2020

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If you have a one-story home with a full basement, then that basement represents a major portion of your home's usable space. The best way to make use of this space is to finish the basement into a new, comfortable living space. But like all home improvements, a little preparation beforehand can go a long…

How Do You Build a Basement Man Cave?

by Adam Jensen / August 27, 2020

Create that one of a kind space you have always wanted by designing a basement man cave. Has there always been a missing space in your home? Your kids have taken over the living room and your dining room is being used for home schooling? You need a place to simply relax and entertain family…

How to Finish a Basement With Low Ceilings?

by Adam Jensen / August 20, 2020

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How do I work around low ceiling heights in my basement? Lower ceiling height is a common issue in older homes that may not have been built with the intention of having the basement finished. Having lower ceiling height does not mean you cannot finish your basement. You may just need to be a little…

Top 5 Reasons To Finish Your Basement

by Adam Jensen / July 22, 2020

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Should I Finish My Basement? That is the Question. There has never been a better time to finish your basement then now. The list of reasons for needing more space in your home has probably never been longer. Whether you have a new work routine, changes to the kids school schedules, or your family is…

COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan

by Adam Jensen / June 23, 2020

Face Masks for COVID-19 Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan

  Finished Basements Plus takes the health and safety of our employees very seriously.  With the spread of the Coronavirus or “COVID-19,” a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we all must remain vigilant in mitigating the outbreak.  This is particularly true for the construction industry, which can be deemed “essential” during this Declared…

Finished Basements Plus Awarded Best Of Houzz 2020

by Adam Jensen / February 12, 2020

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Finished Basements Plus of Wixom, MI Awarded Best Of Houzz 2020 The Annual People’s Choice Award from the Houzz Community Highlights Home Remodeling and Design Professionals with Most Popular Designs and Top Ratings   Wixom, MI February 12, 2020 – Finished Basements Plus of Wixom, MI has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Service on Houzz®,…

How to Finish a Basement from Beginning to End

by Adam Jensen / January 31, 2020

The Step-by-Step Process to Finishing a Basement 1. Basement Finishing Plan & Proposal Steve and I bought a new house in Michigan this past summer.  When we moved in we had a ton of projects and renovations that we wanted to accomplish. We quickly started making a list and prioritizing.  Yes, finishing the basement was…

Qualified Remodeler Top 500 for 2019

by Adam Jensen / September 25, 2019

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Finished Basements Plus named to Qualified Remodeler Top 500 for 2019 Wixom, MI (September-25, 2019) – Qualified Remodeler, the premier publication serving remodelers and home improvement companies in the United States, has selected Finished Basements Plus as one of the Top 500 remodelers of 2019. Since 1978 the QR Top 500 has tracked the industry’s largest…

20 Questions to Ask Your Contractor

by Adam Jensen / July 29, 2019

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It's frustrating as a contractor who truly cares about our homeowners to hear stories from families about the terrible experiences they have had with contractors. It is even more frustrating to be that homeowner dealing with the contractor. This is why the construction industry has a bad reputation. The good news is that there are…

8 Things To Ask Your Contractor Before You Sign

by Adam Jensen / May 16, 2019

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Starting a remodeling project on your home is no small task. There are many different moving pieces when it comes to a large remodeling project such as a kitchen or basement. Everything from framing, painting, and flooring needs to be scheduled and completed in a timely manner to keep the project moving. Asking a few…