We all love our home and if you have ever bought a home you probably know the value of having an unfinished basement vs a finished basement. You might be thinking that a finished basement is great but if its not how you would have designed it then its probably less than stellar. So, when you’re looking at buying a home and you’re the DIY type then you’re probably looking at ones with unfinished basements. Park Range Construction has a ton of experience and information when it comes to the construction of homes. Therefore, here are some tips that we have when it comes to finishing your own basement.
The first thing that you’re going to want to consider is what you want in your basement. Do you want an extra bedroom? A complete bathroom? Is it just going to be a game room? This is what you need to decide first. Once this has been decided, you can then start planning the layout of your basement accordingly. Where are you going to put walls? How big do you want the room? Is the HVAC going to get in the way? These are all things that you must consider before you even begin to work on your basement.
After you have considered all your options then you’re going to want to put some things into motion. If you’re not wanting to spend a lot of money on your basement then keep things simple. There are a lot of different options when it comes to materials and it will be the cheapest if you do it yourself versus hiring it out to someone else. The first thing that you’re going to want to do is make sure you’ve got the proper permits needed. They plan what HVAC will be needed for proper vents in each room. Start on framing your walls after that. Once that has been completed you will need to consider where you want outlets and other connections. After you have everything that you need in your wall then you can begin to dry wall. The process continues with painting, trim, flooring, doors and the like.
If you’re not really wanting to finish the basement yourself then don’t worry. Park Range Construction can help you with that! We preform renovations, remodels and finish basements. Call us today to be able to get a free quote and talk to our professional team about exactly what you’re wanting for your home.