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It’s helpful to be able to have all that space in the basement. But it is certainly more beneficial to be able to get use from it. There are numerous ways to get use out of your basement – Mokena, as well as a number of them being relatively cost-effective. It all depends on the needs of your household, and what you want the basement to be used for.  Click on the orange play button below to listen to Mark’s podcast on this topic.  Hope you enjoy!



Ways to get Use Out of Your Basement – Mokena

The routine of your daily life determines what needs your basement will perform and carry out inside your household. Let’s look at a few basement renovating solutions.

If you have a thousand square foot house on the first floor alone, then you can enjoy an additional 1,000 sq. feet probably within your basement, which will need some easy and straightforward basement renovating solutions to finish it off.

Finishing My Basement

Do you want your basement ceiling to look complete, without investing a lot of money into it? You can start by having a painting professional come and paint the ceiling joists with black paint.

Next, hang up your lights, such as LED lighting, strip lighting, or possibly track lighting—Mount those lights underneath the ceiling joists.

Tips for Turning a Basement into a Living Space

Having polyaspartic flooring put in is undoubtedly a fantastic solution. Even though your basement has the possibility of flooding every once in a while. This coating is attached directly to your concrete floor, and will not peel or come up the next time it floods. It saves you a lot of time and money in the long run.

Areas for making wine or craft beer are two great renovation options for your basement. You can have a wine cellar and wine cabinets built directly into the vast space. Another option is looking into getting a home entertainment space set up in the basement. It is something that you and your guests can enjoy. 

Don’t forget, if you need an estimate on finishing off space in your basement, give me a call. My team and I have been serving Orland Park, Homer Glen, Mokena, Frankfort, Tinley Park, New Lenox, Lemont, Orland Hills, Palos Park, St John IN, and all of the Chicago area for 30+ years.

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