11 Top Trends in Basement Design for 2019

In the past, basements were considered an unused and unutilized space.  For many kids, it was where the scary things lived.  Now all that has changed and homeowners have an increased interest in basement remodeling. Homeowners have realized that they can put this large expansive space to good use and maybe even add value to their home in the process. In the beginning, basement remodeling was implemented to add storage, an extra bedroom, or a place for the kids to play. While adding a basement bedroom is still common, homeowners are expanding their options and function of the basement. We have [...]

Bolingbrook Family Completes Dream Basement Finishing Project

Some things in life are worth waiting for. And for one Bolingbrook family, their dream basement was one of them. For more than a decade, these homeowners had planned their dream basement; and with this goal mind, bought a home with a large, unfinished basement. After years of planning and six months of basement finishing, their wait is over and the entertaining can begin. Bar - Check Billiards - Check. Big screen - Check. Bedroom - Check. Full bath - Check. Not only does this basement in the western suburbs incorporate many of the elements homeowners want in [...]

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The Informative Hat Channel & Furring Channel Guide

Hat channels come in a variety of materials and sizes, and they can be used in applications with specific projects.  When it comes to renovating or rebuilding the walls and ceilings of your basements, it is necessary to understand how to use the correct hat channel for furring. Most basement renovation projects include masonry walls and possibly even ceiling assemblies. Depending on the type of wall you are going to build, whether it’s a concrete wall or drop ceiling, you can insert your hat channel in a variety of different ways. What is a Hat Channel? [...]

2019-03-18T11:34:49-05:00Categories: Basement Remodeling|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Informative Hat Channel & Furring Channel Guide

Modern Electric Fireplaces to Warm Your Soul

Modern electric fireplaces are an excellent and popular alternative if you are looking to add that special cozy touch to your home when you are not ready to take on the task of hauling firewood and cleaning a traditional fireplace. A fireplace serves as the grand centerpiece of any den or living room, bringing the design of the room together in a truly welcoming way. For centuries, the hearth has symbolized the coming together of family and the welcoming of strangers and neighbors.  A fireplace brings warmth and comfort into the home. Fireplaces are great additions to a home, and [...]

Sweet Dreams With These Bedroom Remodeling Ideas

You’ve probably been told many times over that 8 hours is how much everyone should sleep in order to feel rested and ready to tackle tomorrow’s challenges. However, not that many people talk about how to improve the actual quality of sleep. The kind of sleep where you are not constantly sabotaged by bright screens, traffic noise, abnormal temperatures, or your aged mattress. If you are feeling just as tired waking up as you are before hitting the bed, here are 8 ideas that you can easily incorporate into your bedroom to enjoy a good night’s sleep. [...]

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Gaming and Pool Table Room Sizes

Let's take a look at a very popular request: a pool table room or game room. Who doesn't love having a space set aside just for fun? Do you love your current home and/or its location, but a pool table room addition or upgrade would make it your ultimate dream home?  Then why incur the headache and expense of moving, when you can improve your existing home for a fraction of the cost? But before we delve into figuring pool table room sizes for your new space, we need to make a few design decisions. [...]

41 Cozy Nook Ideas You’ll Want in Your Home

In this article, we have an assortment of cozy nook ideas for you. They include breakfast nook ideas, reading nook ideas, kitchen nook ideas, kids' nook ideas and so much more. Cozy nooks are great for everyone. You can create one for your kids to read in or make one for yourself to snuggle in when the weather is chilly. Large kitchens and spacious living rooms are all great and we love them, but sometimes you want crawl up inside a cozy space and escape to a world of your own where you can read, eat or simply daydream [...]

7 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Basement

Basements often receive a bad reputation. They are known as damp and uninviting not really a place you would want to spend your time. Yet, by implementing these 7 tips you can transform your basement into a cozy place to relax! 1. Lighting One of the biggest challenges any basement remodel is lighting. Depending on how far underground your basement is, you may have few or no windows. Then, the size of these windows may also pose problems. If they are too small they may not let in any light at all. Due to the lower light levels, you will most [...]

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8 Top Trends in Basement Wet Bar Design for 2019

Sebring Design Build When you finally decide to remodel your basement, there are plenty of ideas out there. You could add an extra bedroom, a home theater or a playroom for your little ones. If you are looking for something fun and functional, how about adding a wet bar? A wet bar is basically a galley kitchen meets bar.  It usually includes the common kitchen essentials: cabinetry, countertop, sink & faucet with various under counter appliances; all with the intention of serving family & friends. It is meant to be a fun, relaxing place where adults can lay back over a beverage or two [...]

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45 Amazing Luxury Finished Basement Ideas

Getting Your Basement Project Underway So you have decided to turn your musty junk-filled basement into a warm liveable space. Or maybe you are already using the basement but want to style it up a notch. Basement design ideas are limitless. Whether you want a cool chic look or a more dramatic themed basement, the choices are endless. But before you decide on the style you want for your basement, here are a few things to consider. First, what are you using your basement for? This will greatly determine what finish you give the basement. A living area needs to feel [...]