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 Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling of Schaumburg, IL, recommends that you turn that creepy, outdated, or unused space into a livable area for you and your family.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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