Have you ever noticed how a room can grow and shrink with each successive phase of a project? In this case, I believe mounting the drywall sheets to the walls of our basement made the rooms grow a bit. Here are several photos at different stages of completion.
Thanks Green, I thought my sister was nuts at first, but after we had them hung up it wasn’t so bad. It took us a week to organize our dad’s place and him two days to leave his mark. We had hung up all the fishing poles and tackle that he uses on a daily bases. Nancy Kerrigan and her family had a drywall basement constructed approximately 15 years ago and used it often. Over time, the basement started to smell musty and also became moldy. They knew they had to do something soon to get their basement back in a livable condition!
If your not adding a bathroom and just need an office or play space for the kids you can figure on about $32.00 to $35.00 a square foot. Recent projects I have seen include a 550 square foot finish of two rooms including carpet and recessed lighting for $15,700 (2007). In 2015 that price would run closer to $22,000. Provide plumbing to code – The average plumber is going to base their pricing on each individual element of the project. For example, the under-sink plumbing will tend to come in at an average cost of $45 to $65 per hour, plus materials.
I no longer hang flowers on the wall like you see in the pictures. I try to make some of the house look a little more modern. I don’t have wallpaper anywhere. I use to have it in every room at least one wall. Available in carpeted, ceramic tile and wood parquet styles, ThermalDry® flooring will easily outlast other types of flooring in your basement, and look great doing it. If you buy fabric from an upholstery store the fabric is usually expensive. It’s also expensive from a carpet, fabric and wallpaper store.
Basement remodeling could transform this space into an entertainment area with a kitchenette, a wet bar, a home theater, a guest suite, a rentable living space, a crafts area or a kid’s play room. With the help of an experienced basement remodeling contractor , you can explore an array of possibilities to fit your needs in your finished basement. Match the sewing thread to the color of the curtain. You don’t want glaring white thread to show through a dark curtain or vice versa.