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5 Reasons Why You Should Frame Your Basement

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Basement, Home Improvement | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Should Frame Your Basement

There are numerous reasons why my clients decide to frame their basements, and why even I, myself, as a contractor, have had my basement framed and renovated. Depending on the house you live in, your particular basement situation will be different, as well as all the problems that you might face while framing it, or renovating it. However, if you would like to frame your basement, here is more than just one reason why you should do so. In fact, here are five reasons why framing a basement is an incredibly smart and good idea!
1. You Will Get More Space
contemporary-basement (3)There are numerous reasons why people choose to frame their basements, but for the most part it involves the desire to make your basement into a functional room in order to get more space in your home. This is certainly a smart and bright idea, however, you will have to approach this home improvement project carefully if you want it to become a success. Certainly, if you plan to make your basement into a room, the first step, after water proofing of course, if framing a basement, so you have a nice, clean and shaped structure that you can further furnish, decorate and design the interior according to your liking.
2. It Will Be Insulated
Another reason why people frequently desire to frame their basements is the fact that in this way your basement will be insulated. In other words, your basement will probably automatically be warmer and more quiet once you get through with framing your basement.

A lot of people choose to frame their basements only because of this reason, and leave it at that, because later on they can always renovate the basement further and give it a new purpose.

3. Your Basement Will Be Warmer
HDIVD1508_basement-before_s4x3.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.462As it has been previously mentioned, framing a basement will make your basement warmer, and this basically means that you will be able to use it for many other purposes as well. Therefore, if you already use the unframed basement, you probably know that the temperature in it is significantly lower than in the rest of your home. If you want to make it as warm as other parts of your home, make sure that you start thinking of framing your basement.

4. You Could Use It

People frame the basement because they want to be able to use it, and namely for something other than a basement. Therefore, if you think you could use your basement differently the first step towards getting there is certainly having your basement framed. This will open the door for many other possibilities as well.

5. Your Home Will Increase Value
Even if you do not want to renovate your basement at the moment, or give it any other function and purpose other than being a basement, you still might want to consider framing your basement. Namely, it will increase the overall value of your home and in might be a good idea to frame your basement if you are thinking of leasing or selling the property. Get a quote now on

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