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Basement Remodeling Ideas and Trends 2015 – 2016

Oh once again, it’s the Fall time, with all the beautiful foliage just around the corner! Did you know that Fall is also one of the best times of the year to sell your home, or at the very least, a great time to start thinking about improving and remodeling your existing place?

The thinking here is very simple, really; If you are not ready to sell your old home in order to buy a better house in the neighborhood you’ve been dreaming about, then why not try to improve your existing home, so you can live better and get closer to your goal of swapping your current place for a better one in a not so distant future!? 😉

For those who are not ready to sell, yet, Remodeling and Improving your old place may be a great alternative:

If you are in the camp that is sticking with the old place, you are probably thinking about making some remodeling upgrades to your home. – So, why not start with your basement? Even if you are not ready to sell your house, you may well be able to rent your newly-refinished basement and make a little bit of money in the process! What a great way to save up some extra money for that new place, as well as upraise the value of your existing home! 😉

With that being said, I would like to share some cool ideas to refinish your basement this fall:

If you are planning to remodel your basement and turn it into an comfortable and functional space that your family and guests can enjoy, there are some fundamental things you need to consider. Whether you are looking to splurge or do a basic renovation on a budget, transforming your basement into an inviting space should include working with the walls, ceiling, flooring and lighting. Additionally, there are many unique and cool ways you can decorate the space to make it look and feel like the rest of the home.

Check out these essential design ideas to get your basement renovation off to the right start:

Finish the walls

Chances are your unfinished basement has unattractive gloomy walls that make it look like a secondary space. No matter how you slice it walls made out of poured concrete or stacked concrete block just don’t look cozy. To turn this around, you need to cover up the concrete walls and there are a variety of materials you can choose from. You can consider using drywall, plywood, paneling, or paint over the concrete, depending on your budget and aesthetic preferences.

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