Home improvement projects across the board are giving home owners a greater return on their investment when it comes time to sell. Typically, your average return on your project depends on the type of project and how well it is completed. For a basement finishing, your average return on your invested dollars is about 65% of the amount spent. Therefore, it is important to have a well thought out plan for your remodeling project and a quality contractor to finish the work.
If you are considering a basement build out, your typical finished cost will be $35 to $50 per square foot. The price includes framing,drywall, electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Flooring, lighting, additional outlets, painting, stairs, flooring etc. It is important to create a realistic budget for the type of build out and use of your space. Are you planning for a 'Man Cave', 'Media Center' including large screen TV with surround sound speaker or will it be a finished living area for in-laws or guest including bathroom and shower. Be sure you know what your use will be and what you are expecting in completing your addition.
If you have building plans, we will be happy to provide an estimate based on your plans or we can offer suggestions for your space based on your end use. Other things to consider is the type of flooring (wood, carpet, ceramic), paint colors (faux painting, wall covering or paint texture), ceiling fixtures (recessed lights, tract lights, ceiling fans). There are many thing to consider and we are here to advise you through every step of the way to ensure you are completely satisfied with your new living area.