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Create a New Lower Level Rather Than A Basement

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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Your basement doesn't have to be boring and dull. Many things can be done to take your space to a new level. Using design features and a proper flow in the basement can make all the difference. Here are a few things that you can do to help create the basement you have always wanted:…

Basement Remodeling and Home Value

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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What are the biggest things you look for when touring a new home? Kitchen, bathrooms, living area, and the basement? A nicely finished basement completed at the same quality as the upper levels of your home can boost your home's marketability to potential buyers. While looking for a new home, many homeowners want to look…

See Your Finished Basement Before It Is Built!

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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Whether you are deciding to finish your lower level for added entertaining space, extra guest space, a place for the kids to hang out, or a fitness room, imagining what the basement will look like before it's built can be tough. Not everyone has an eye for reading and understanding blueprints. That is why we…

What to Look For in a Contractor

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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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…

Egress Windows 101

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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When Do I Need an Egress Window? All finished basements must have means of egress, a way to get out of the basement other than using the stairs.  If you have a walkout basement you will be all set.  If you do not have a walkout basement then you will be required to put in an egress…

Basement Remodeling from A to Z

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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Finishing your basement can be a bigger job than you may think. This A to Z list of basement remodeling can help you make the best decision as to hiring a contractor and ensuring a pleasant remodeling experience. Everything from searching for a contractor to deciding what type of spaces you want in your new…

Top 5 Basement Finishing Mistakes to Avoid

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

Finishing your basement is much different than remodeling the upper levels of your home. The basement finishing mistakes happen because the environment is much damper and humid, creating issues with moisture. Your basement is also where all of the mechanicals of your home are located, such as your water heater, furnace, sump pump, and more,…

What’s On Your Basement Wish List?

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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The Holidays are right around the corner! What comes along with the Holidays? Wish Lists! If you are interested in remodeling your basement i'm sure you have thought about all of the different spaces you would like to add. Check out our list of must haves for your basement remodel. Spare Bedroom If you need…

What is the Square Foot Price for Remodeling a Basement?

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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Remodeling your basement is much different than remodeling the upstairs of your home. Since all of the mechanicals of your home are located within your basement, there are a lot of added challenges to work around during the construction and design process. This combined with wiring, piping, and often lower ceiling heights than the rest…

10 FAQs About Basement Remodeling

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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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,…