Finishing your basement is a cost-effective way to create more usable living space. A basement remodel will add value to your home while improving the quality of life for you and your family. Here at Manotick Kitchen and Bath we finish all sorts of basements from a simple carpeted open concept space to hardwood flooring with the finest in finishings. Basements are the most untapped spaces with unlimited potential to grow the value of your home.
When you’re already spending the resources and time it takes to finish a basement there a few considerations to be made. Do you want an additional bathroom for your home? Maybe you would like extra bedrooms? Would a built-in gas fireplace completely renew the passion you have for your home or maybe spark interest of a potential buyer? The three features mentioned above are the most common to have when finishing a basement and they are also the most beneficial as investments for the future.
If you like to hold parties with friends and family at your home, your basement just might be the perfect space to entertain. You can easily soundproof your basement so that parties can go on well into the night without disturbing sleeping children or guests upstairs.
An extra bedroom and bathroom in your home will provide privacy for you and your guests. Your teenager may also appreciate the additional privacy that a basement bedroom provides. If you are to ever sell your home, extra bedrooms and bathrooms add a lot of value.
You can create a wide open space for your children and their friends to play in by renovating your basement. This will also give you a little bit of peace and quiet to enjoy the rest of your home while the kids enjoy their play area.
A basement is an ideal space for a home theater. It’s the easiest space in a home to soundproof and typically lacks natural lighting. Watch your favourite movies or sporting events in an environment perfectly tailored to relaxation.
Do you work from home or prefer a quiet space to pay the bills and write e-mails? A home work space in the basement will block out distractions that will allow you to be more productive.
A growing number of people are taking steps toward better health by building convenient home gyms in their basements.
If you need a space that allows your creative side to come out, your basement may be the perfect spot. Musicians will appreciate the acoustic potential and the ability to easily soundproof the room. Other artists may appreciate the privacy.
Of course, you can always opt for a simple renovation that serves as a storage space, laundry room, or other utilitarian area that will allow you more space in the rest of your home.