Basement Remodeling

Posted at September 9, 2011 | By : | Categories : remodeling | Comments Off on Basement Remodeling

Why Basement Remodeling is Popular Among Modern Homes?

Now days, home owners who are very practical in their approach and are looking for more ways to improve their homes. The homeowner’s purpose is either to get an extra living space or to increase the value of his or her home for a potential future sale. In either case, basement remodeling is usually one of the most obvious, easiest projects to look at and tackle.

Several reasons why basement remodeling is the first remodeling project people tend to consider:

  • Basement remodeling creates a safe and workable area for storing and accommodating various things such as furnitures, wardrobe and such.
  • basement remodeling is done to enlarge the family’s living places and utilize it as a kids play area, hobby room, TV room and more.
  •  Basement remodeling can also be done as a complete new living space, seperate in-law area or a teenage bedroom.

When tackling basement remodeling projects we need to consider many factors such as height, furnace location, outside doors, entrance and ofcourse the final use of the space for which we started the basement remodeling project for.

One issue that homeowners encounter with their basement space is of water damage. Basements, due to their special position – underground –  in the home are principally surrounded by open ground or soil from almost all directions. Rain water and environmental moisture can also humidify this soil, and it can cause water to seep through the walls of the basement causing possible water damage and all the other problems that are associated with it. This is the main and foremost reason to be considered for waterproofing the basement area before basement remodeling and trying to convert this room to any other useful purpose.

As we all know, moisture or water can seep through the walls and also through flooring of the basement. This seeping can cause incredible water damage to the structure. Over and above this, water and moisture in basements can cause a rash of mold and mildew infestation that can attack all type of materials that you may keep in the basement. Hence, before doing any basement remodeling, it is very crucial to carry out waterproofing. This will make the home secured and the homeowner of safe basement environment.

Independent Living Solutions have professionals are experts in all basement remodeling techniques and solutions and it is easy for us to determine if a basement remodeling project is going to be succesful or not.

Call us today for a FREE in-home basement remodeling consultation and we will be happy to help you.

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