How Does a CT Finished Basement Benefit Me?

By fiderioandsons Jun 18, 2015




CT Finished Basements are a great addition to your home; it can increase the value of your home while providing valuable space. Whether you want your basement to become your new man cave, workspace, or play area for your kids it is important to have it finished exactly how you would like it.

Value

A Finished basement has the ability to add tens of thousands of dollars to the value of your home. Also what you intend to do with your new finished basement can affect your homes value. If you want to stick with a basic area to entertain then if will only go up so much. If you have a specific purpose for your basement like a home gym, you can raise the value a little further.

More Space

Since your basement is the size of your house it has the ability to be separated into different rooms. This gives you house a lot of extra space to keep decorations, extra building materials and cherished heirlooms. Also if you have a few kids that all want their own rooms one can be built in the basement. Building a guest room in the basement also helps ease the pressure of having frequent visitors.

Key Features

Understand that since your basement is underground then there are a few key features that need to be addressed before any basement remodel. If your basement is going to be used it needs to be insulated, this will help regulate the temperature better. Also by plugging in a dehumidifier you can remove the excess moisture in your basement to make it more comfortable. Finally since your basement floors are so vulnerable to flooding the material that is used must be chosen carefully. Tile floors are a great choice for a basement that floods often but is very cold to the touch. Carpet makes your basement floors warm and soft but is very susceptible to flooding and mold. Your best choice is laminate floors since they are warmer then tile but resist flooding very well.

A finished basement can add critical value and comfort to your home. By finishing your basement you can remove unwanted clutter from the upstairs, complete a guest room, and install a home gym. There are plenty of ways you could use a finished basement but make sure that the key features are addressed. This should be discussed with your contractor so that your CT finished basement is exactly what you wanted.

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