Tips to Create the Ultimate Basement Remodel

Tips to Create the Ultimate Basement Remodel

In most homes, a lower level is often overlooked and becomes utilized for storage of old items or a space to do laundry. Many homes have unfinished basements that are not meant to be seen by others. However, a lower level can be much more than an unfinished basement. Today, lower levels have become great places to host sleepovers, watch movies, host large gathers, create workout and space facilities, and beyond. The options of a lower level have become endless. With the right planning, designing, and building expertise, you too can turn unused, lower level space into high-class living.

Lower levels can be both functional and beautiful these days. Lower levels have become a space for families to relax and unwind. The lower level of a home is all about maximizing functional living space. This maximization of space might be a fitness room, home theater, playroom, or just an additional space to relax. Your lower level might include a wet bar, sleek bathroom, extra kitchen, or even a wine cellar.

The best way to begin a basement remodel is survey your space and identify any major issues that need to be corrected. It is also essential that you know and understand your floor space so you can maximize functionality and get the most out of your living space. Once you have gained an understanding of the space available, you will want to consider several different design options to ensure that the space created is exactly what you desire.

With proper planning, your lower level can become just as beautiful and functional as any other room in your home. Like any other remodeling project, an unfinished basement comes at a cost. The transformation of a concrete basement to a livable space can come at many different costs depending on your needs and desires. Nerd Wallet notes that the average cost to finish a basement can range anywhere from $10,000 to $100,000. The cost of your lower level will be determined by the room size and how extensive the renovations are. As always, it is best to consult with a remodeling professional to get an accurate cost estimate before beginning your project.

A finished basement allows the space to be used much more effectively. As Better Home and Gardens explains, finishing a basement can be a great investment and can give your property’s value a large boost.

Airoom Tips and Tricks for Basement Remodeling

Airoom design tips are focused on opening up the existing stairwells from the main floor to the basement, creating and inviting transition from the main level to the lower level. This makes the new basement become part of the total home. Airoom designers also focus on careful ceiling planning for mechanicals, lowered head heights, and efficient storage spaces to free up usable floor living space to get the most bang for your buck.

Long Grove Basement Remodel

Airoom has completed numerous basement remodeling projects for clients. This Long Grove basement remodel transformed from a storage space to a fitness haven equipped with an indoor pool, sauna, and fitness room. This previously underused basement was improved by creating a unique and functional space that the whole family could enjoy.

However, if you decide to improve your unfinished basement, keep in mind that remodeling your basement can pay off in numerous ways. Transforming an unfinished basement into usable space makes use of space you already have, expanding your livable space and square footage. It also adds an extra floor of quiet, private space away from the activity upstairs that makes your home more attractive to your family and potential buyers.

Aside from why you are choosing to invest in a home remodel, Airoom Architects, Builders, and Remodelers are here to help guide you through the process. Airoom can bring all your design and build needs to life. To learn about the possibilities of your home renovation, call Airoom today at 847-213-5107 or visit to view some of our beautiful projects.

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