Many Chicago area homeowners have enhanced the quality of family time and home value with a basement remodel transformation. Through vision and design, unused wasted space is brought to life with new purpose for family living and enjoyment. Entertainment areas, home theaters, exercise rooms, play areas, and new bedrooms and baths are just some of the types of basement renovation projects we have done for our customers all over the Chicagoland area. Giving new identity to previously unused or under-used space is a cost effective way to provide greater enjoyment in your home.
A few months ago, Nancy and her family visited their local fair, saw the Owens Corning® Basement Finishing System booth, and decided to inquire more online when they got home. After doing some research on our product and seeing what we had to offer, they realized this was the perfect fit for their family’s lifestyle. They were ready to get their basement space back for their three kids to enjoy!
Even after taking care of any moisture issues, your basement can become a damp place. You’ll need to add a vapor barrier to both the walls and floors prior to framing and finishing off these surfaces. It’s a good idea to lay down a vapor barrier for a day or two, then check underneath to see if and how much moisture may be coming through before continuing.
Looking to finish my 11,000 sq. ft. Basement and can do almost everything ourselves except the plumbing and electrical. Do you have any idea Of the costs for plumbing for a full bath w/ shower no tub and electrical lines for say 3 rooms and a bathroom. I have specifics but just looking for a general idea of costs. We can install outlets, fixtures ect just need lines done basically. Any insight is greatly appreciated.
It is important to always remember that basement flooring plays by entirely different rules to the rest of the house. Keeping that in mind, you should learn all about flooring for basement, and seek professional advice when needed. It is extremely crucial that you make the right choice to avoid costly renovations in the long-run. All the flooring options mentioned here are perfectly good choices; it all boils down to personal preference, and of course, your budget.