5 Reasons to Finish Your Basement Remodel this Fall

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posted Oct 18 2018

5 Reasons to Finish Your Basement Remodel this Fall

Many people use their basements for storage, but this leaves many other uses on the table. You could use much of the space for recreation, a guest suite, a changing area, a shop, or more.

If you’ve had such ideas in the past, you might have started to finish your basement, only to put the project on hold for one reason or another. This is the perfect time of the year to restart that project and get the space you had been imagining. Here are five good reasons for this:

1.  Remodeling Creates a Space for Your Family and Friends to Enjoy During the Holidays

Overcrowding is a common problem during holidays. Your main house is set up to meet the space needs of its usual inhabitants, not a crowd of guests. Basement remodeling provides a large amount of extra space for people to spread out into during your celebrations.

2.  Basement Remodels Are Less Expensive Than You May Think – Especially in the Fall

In the fall, construction activity that involves outdoor projects starts to grind to a halt. This leaves contractors in need of work during the chillier weather. Many offer lower prices in the fall in order to bring it in. Therefore, you’ll be able to score some great deals on your basement remodeling project.

Remodel Your Basement3.  A Finished Basement Can Increase Your Home Value

If you’re planning on selling your home, a finished basement will add value and help bring in prospects. Calling in the contractors now will give you plenty of time to get the job done before the peak spring/summer home sale season. Then, you’ll have a nice, fresh update to show off when the “for sale” sign goes up.

4.  The Economy is Booming

This means that there are enough remodeling projects happening to allow contractors to gain economies of scale. You’ll enjoy lower prices on building materials, accessories, and more. Interest rates are also still low, so you can finance your basement remodeling at affordable rates.

5.  There Are All Kinds of Directions You Can Take with Your Remodeling Project

You may wonder exactly which direction to take when it comes to finishing your basement remodel. If you have a hobby, consider setting the basement up to cater to it. Now is the time to do things like add upgraded electrical circuits, put in sound-dampening walls, or make other hobby-specific upgrades.

If you typically have people stay over, consider turning the basement into a guest suite.

These are just a few of the many basement remodel ideas that may come to mind. Choose one that fits your lifestyle, and you’ll always be glad that you finished the project.

Remodeling Expo Center is an expert in creating beautiful and efficient basements. Our design team will work with you to make your space unique. We buy all of the materials before we arrive – even the nails – so we can get your project done in just three weeks or less. If you live in the Metro Atlanta area, don’t wait to remodel your basement – call us at 404-910-3969 for a quote.


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