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Amy’s Blog Series: Punch Out Phase


Amy’s Blog Series: Punch Out Phase

by Amy Iverson / August 1, 2019

We are in the "Punch Out" phase of our project.  This is where it all comes together. Our project manager told us he had it all under control and it turns out he did. Seems like a slow couple of weeks as details are being tended too and making sure all contract items are installed.  But this time period is important, as these are the nitty-gritty items you will be...

Amy’s Series: Ready For Construction

by Amy Iverson / May 30, 2019

Measure Meeting: Now that we have made our color and material selections, our project is almost ready for production.  Next we will be meeting with our Project Manager, Steve Marco.  At this meeting the plan dimensions will be verified, ceiling details will be discussed,  and look for cracks that could be issues.  We will also confirm how the crew will be entering the home, how the online calendar works, and...

Introduction to Amy’s Basement Blog Series

by Amy Iverson / May 2, 2019

[embed][/embed] Steve and I bought a new house this past summer.  When we moved in we had lots of projects and renovations that we wanted to accomplish. We quickly started making a list and prioritizing.  Yes, finishing the basement was on the list, but is was at the very bottom.  So far at the bottom we didn't even know if we were going to finish it.  After living here for...

Thinking about a basement remodel?

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

From beginning to end, a basement remodeling project may take more time than you initially anticipate. Finishing an entire Basement can be the same as finishing an entire upper level of the house. Our experts will have a Basement Finishing Process timeline along with the story of their company and the products we use. How early should I  get in contact with a contractor? A custom basement with a bath,...

Basement Remodeling and Home Value

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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 at the basement during the initial walk through. When the basement is unfinished with visible...

Basement Remodeling from A to Z

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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 space needs to be researched.   Airflow. Having good airflow is extremely important when properly...

What is the Square Foot Price for Remodeling a Basement?

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

[caption id="attachment_247" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Remodeling this basement created a bright open concept basement that the homeowners can now use to entertain.[/caption] 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...

4 Features Our Designers Love

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

    One of the best parts of designing basements is that they can be a blank canvas to work with. Our designers are always hard at work developing spaces that have unique design features to bring life to the basement. Adding these design features to the basement make the space feel more like the upper levels of the home. This helps the basement feel more like a lower level...

Remodeling VS. Selling Home

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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 the perfect Home for you and your family Searching around for the perfect home for...