Ideas for Finishing Your Basement
The extra living space you create for your family in the basement can take many forms. Innovative Construction can add any combination of the following:
- Home theater with reclining lounge chairs and surround-sound wall speakers
- Game room complete with Ping-Pong, foosball, and pool tables
- Home office with built-in cabinets and workspaces
- Fitness room to work out in the comfort of home
- Apartment suite for the in-laws or to generate extra rental income
- Wine cellar in an ideal, subterranean environment
- Wet bar with distinctive features, such as recessed lighting, wood bar top, fully functional kitchen, and custom barstools
- Double-sided fireplace for more comfortable winter evenings a deluxe appearance your guests will rave about
- Built-in entertainment center with uniquely designed shelves and cabinets and the perfect place to mount your TV
- Brick columns and arches to elevate the look of these essential structural elements
- Upgraded flooring made of hardwood, ceramic tiles, vinyl planks, or plush carpeting
Frequently Asked Questions About Basement Remodeling
Does finishing the basement offer a good return on investment?
Yes! It’s cost-effective to transform your basement into a beautiful living space because the walls, ceilings, and floors are already there. As a result, you can expect a whopping 79% return on investment.
How much does it cost to finish a basement?
Estimates range from $7 to $50 per square foot, depending on the materials and finishes you choose, whether you hire an interior designer, and other factors. The best way to determine how much your project will cost is to schedule a consultation with our experienced team!
Can I put a bedroom in the basement?
Yes! Adding an extra bedroom for your growing family or building an income-generating apartment or vacation rental in the basement is a popular choice. To be code-compliant, you need to include an egress window in all basement bedrooms. This type of window must be at least 24 inches tall, open to 5.7 square feet or more, and be installed within 44 inches of the finished floor.