Finishing your basement is a cost-effective way to add livable square footage to your house. Those who live with long Midwestern winter months, a finished basement is a welcomed, indoor playground for kids—and parents. A cozy lower level to watch movies, exercise, go to the home spa or spread out arts and crafts can be significant lifestyle benefit in your home. A kitchenette or bar can create a space to entertain guests or provide an area to teens and young family members.
There are many solutions for adding height to and removing the darkness and dampness that some basements may have we work to reclaim basements into cozy and usable lower level living spaces. Clever indirect lighting can be used to counter the feeling of being below ground and imitate natural outdoor light coming in.