Converting your basement.

Converting your basement.

Not only will renovating your basement add value to your home it'll provide a living space for renters or a guest room for relatives and friends. 

Hiring the right contractor and inspectors is key to making sure everything is correct and up to code. Visit to find the right pro for the job.

Creating a checklist is a good way to start

Such as:

  • Insulation
  • Inspect plumbing and wiring
  • Moisture protection
  • Proper ventilation
  • Install egress windows
  • Expand window well
  • Check for radon
  • Make sure there are no pests and rot
  • Install durable walls
  • Inspect and upgrade flooring
  • Protect already-present appliances
  • Protect the outside foundation
  • Upgrade the stairway
  • Lighting
  • Outlets and connections throughout
  • Adding a closet or two.

Think of the design and theme you want your basement to have.

Such as:

  • A retreat Hotel style room
  • Game room with a 70s theme
  • Library/ study
  • Studio apartment
  • Craft room
  • Movie theater

The possibilities are endless!


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