Over a decade of experience and hundreds of basements has helped us create
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Schedule An On-Site Consultation The in-home consultation is important to figure out what your dream basement looks like and to identify any visible potential structural issues like mold, cracks, etc that can negatively affect your basement finish if not addressed first.Schedule My Consultation
Within 7-10 business days you will receive the itemized quote and the proposed floor plan along with a 3D model so you can see how your basement will look before it’s even started. This helps get you exactly what you want!Learn About 3D Models
Average basements take about 4-6 weeks from start to finish. It can take longer for much larger basements and depending on local building department inspection schedules.Get My Basement Quote
How To Turn Your Basement Into a Safeguard Against Almost Any Emergency Take a moment to think about all the rooms in your home. Really feel the emotions associated with your living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathrooms. We usually invest a lot of personality into all of those areas. Your living room is an expression of the personality of everyone in your home. Your kitchen says a lot about your favorite foods. Even your bathroom can provide a glimpse into how you incorporate personal hygiene into your life. But what does your basement say about you? Most people's basements are fairly utilitarian. It's simply seen as a place for a washer and dryer set, long-term storage or similar concepts. But a basement can also send a clear message to your family that they're safe and secure no matter what dangers might arise. With a little basement finishing, a formally underutilized room can turn into something truly special. But how can a finished basement keep your family safe? Every part of the country comes with risks for various natural disasters. The biggest risk in Hampden, Massachusetts comes from extreme storms and similar weather conditions. This basically means that natural disasters will probably come with extreme wind, rain, or hail. Extreme weather conditions can topple trees and propel objects right into our homes. It doesn't take much to break a window. And something like a broken limb from a tree can do even more damage. However, this is where the basement comes into the picture. Basements are as sturdy as the earth surrounding it. What's more, they usually lack windows. This makes them the safest room in your home during any natural disaster. However, you can take some extra steps to make them even more secure. One of the biggest points is to keep some nonperishable food and clean drinking water in your basement. It's also a good idea to stock your basement with a good radio in order to keep track of emergency alerts. Of course, the power might go out during a storm. A high-capacity charger should be more than enough to keep you going while you wait for the power to come back online. You should also make sure that you can run all the most vital services from it for a while if needed. After all, you don't want to find yourself in the dark during a storm. Some small USB powered LED based lights are a great addition to any basement. All of this taken together will provide you and your family with everything they need during a natural disaster. However, there's also the issue of comfort. This is where basement remodeling comes into the picture. The finishing process can transform your basement into something just as cozy and enjoyable as your living room. This is great for day-to-day use. But it's especially important if you're waiting out a storm or natural disaster. When the basement's been remodeled it'll help calm people's spirits and help them relax. Of course this does bring up the question of a total cost to finish basement. The total cost will vary on a case-by-case basis. But thankfully, you don't need to micromanage every item in your basement to try to figure out a cost in advance. You can just call up the basement contractors to work out an estimate. The basement renovation process is faster and more affordable than most people would ever suspect. What's more, there's something invaluable about fully providing for your family's safety by having your basement fully prepared for an emergency. It's not just the fact that you know they'll be safe and comfortable in a finished environment either. The fact that your family knows you're always looking out for them is something one simply can't put a price on. The renovated basement is a continual reminder to your family that they'll always be safe as long as you're around.