5 Things to Consider Before Finishing Your Basement

December 27, 2018 | Basement Remodeling

When your home feels too small, you may be tempted to build an addition. But for homeowners with unfinished basements, additions are generally costly and unnecessary. At Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling, we can transform your Schaumburg basement from a dark, dusty storage spot to a happy hangout for the whole family. Before remodeling your basement, here are 5 things you need to consider.

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3 Easy Ways to Increase Living Space in Your Home

June 29, 2018 | Basement Remodeling

You love your home and as your family grows, you may have to come up with creative ways to maximize your space to make it work for your ever-changing needs. You can improve your Schaumburg home and make it more functional for your growing family. The experts at Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling have compiled three ways to increase your living space without buying a new home.

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Family-Friendly Home Improvements

December 21, 2017 | Basement Remodeling

The end of a calendar and the approach of the New Year often leave us feeling introspective. For many people, those thoughts turn towards family and how to create a home environment where everyone feels comfortable and included while still maintaining a sense of independence. The professionals at Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling have put together some ideas to help you set up your physical space to make it more family-friendly. We’ve included home improvements that range from tweaking your kitchen to basement remodeling, so you’re bound to find a few ideas that fit your home and family.

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Turn a Basement into a Media Room

October 27, 2015 | Basement Remodeling

At Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling, we complete a large number of basement remodeling projects each year. What many people want in a finished basement is a designated entertaining space. And we don’t blame them! Many of us are spending more evenings on Netflix, gaming, or watching the latest sporting event. Therefore, a designated media room where you can enjoy these hobbies and downtime activities may be a great use for your finished basement.

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The Cost vs. Value of Basement Remodeling

February 24, 2015 | Basement Remodeling

Your dark, grungy basement is not a welcoming site. No one in your family wants to set foot downstairs, let alone spend substantial time down there. As a result, you’ve been considering basement remodeling. But are you wondering whether the cost of basement remodeling is worth the return on investment? Allow us at Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling to help you decide whether basement remodeling is right for you.

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The Benefits of Basement Finishing

September 1, 2014 | Basements

Is your basement currently unsightly? Do you try to steer clear of heading downstairs, unless you have to throw in a load of laundry or dig something out of storage? Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling of Schaumburg, IL, recommends that you turn that creepy, outdated, or unused space into a livable area for you and your family. Consider the following benefits of basement finishing from Tom’s Best.

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Basement Finishing for an Exercise Room

August 3, 2011 | Basements

A great way to increase the amount of living space in your home is finishing your basement. There are a number of things you can do in a finished basement, but a home gym is a very popular choice. Working out in your home is convenient, but gym equipment can clutter your home. A finished basement is a great option for an exercise room because it has the least amount of foot traffic. As with any Arlington Heights home improvement project, you must research before you can begin the basement finishing. Make sure you have enough space in the basement for exercise equipment. Measure your basement for height and width. Draw up a working layout of the space and the equipment on paper or on the computer. If you need space for aerobic exercise, you may want to consider installing a mirror on the wall. Consider rubber flooring rather than … Continued

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Arlington Heights Basement Finishing

April 22, 2011 | Basements

Whether you’d like more room for your children to be with their friends, a workout room, or hobby room, finishing your basement will give you the extra space you need! Finished basements can be used as a game room, home theater, gym, bedroom, bar, craft room, and more. Consult with your Arlington Heights home improvement experts to be sure you are correctly addressing all concerns when creating your finished basement space.   Finishing an existing basement is usually cheaper than installing an addition when comparing the square footage price, but there some other things to keep in mind. Upgrading your sump pump to a newer model with a battery backup system is essential for finished basements. This should be located in a place with easy access. Access to sewage pipes and water pipes is also critical. Many basements have sloping floors to facilitate drainage, so you may want to consider installing … Continued

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