If your basement is unfinished or even under-finished, you’re sitting on top of untapped potential. Basement remodels are great ways to add features to your existing home without moving, which is especially appealing in the current real estate climate. Basements can be blank canvases where you add everything you need to transform your current home into your dream home. Whether you have a wide-open and large empty basement or a small and cramped area you are attempting to elevate, you may have more options for your basement remodel than you think. We’re here to ensure you don’t miss the perfect plan for your finished basement space.
Peacock & Company creates beautiful remodels in South Bend, IN. From basements to kitchens and additions to whole-home remodels, our stunning before and after photos and project gallery speaks for themselves. We are the absolute experts in everything you need to know before remodeling your basement, and we’re happy to share our insights.
Wondering what to do with your empty basement? Look no further. We’ve built some beautiful basements in our time in the Michiana area. Here are some popular basement remodeling projects to consider when finding the perfect combination of features for your shiny new basement.
Basement remodels will vary in cost, depending on the elements you include and the materials and finishes you select. A basement in South Bend, IN remodel costs between $30 and $100 a square foot. Your basement remodel timeline will depend on the elements you plan. Luckily, your contractor can give you a much more detailed estimate about what to expect during your remodel after learning about the details of your project.
Modern basement design is about as versatile as designing a home. Selecting materials that thrive in basement environments will ensure that your basement remodel starts out beautiful and stays looking good for the years that follow. Basements are naturally darker, cooler, and sometimes damper than the living space above grade. Your contractor is an excellent resource for picking the perfect materials once you have settled on a layout for your basement remodel.
Keeping basement walls looking good can provide a unique challenge. Choose clean, bright colors or neutrals to open up your small space. You can drywall and paint your concrete walls or install a textured finish like wood panel for the perfect vibe. Wood paneling for basement walls continues to evolve with modern trends and provides excellent options for finishing basement walls.
Tile, polished concrete, vinyl plank, and other durable, water-resistant flooring options are perfect for basements. The best carpeting for a basement is made from synthetic fibers with low pile, made to be easily cleaned.
Your basement lights will need to work harder than your rooms full of windows. Consider adding egress windows during your remodel for natural light (You may need to do this anyway if you are adding a bedroom.) and plenty of layered lighting options to illuminate the space. We recommend recessed ceiling lights mixed with more statement pieces to express your style.
Peacock & Company would love to discuss your South Bend, IN remodel. Whether you’re planning a basement project, kitchen remodel, home addition, or another residential project, we’d be delighted to discuss your details and make a plan together. Let’s connect about your remodeling project today!