Category : Interior Design
Basement renovation is the most costly work when it comes to house renovations. Just like the bathroom and kitchen, the basement also requires huge material costs and labor. The more intricate your basement remodeling project, the more costly the project becomes. Moreover, because of the fact that most basements are susceptible to leakage and other damage, it is very important to get rid of existing problems before you start renovating the downstairs space.
There are a number of reasons why you should take care of the existing conditions in your basement first. First of all, it stops you from having to slow down the basement conversion once you’ve begun. If contractors work on moist surfaces, they will have to stop and work out the issue on the area before completing the task. This causes massive delay in the work being done.
It is more efficient and cheaper if you fix the problem before continuing to renovate. This way the contractors will be able to work on a good surface. Moreover, moisture forming in the basement leads to mold. And mold lead to considerable health issues that may last several years, including asthma.
After you have corrected the problem of accumulated moisture, prepare yourself for the worst. Among the worst cases, your foundation may be damaged and needs to be repaired completely. This can be expensive. However, all that needs to be done for a lot of people is merely to fix the slopes of their houses so water can’t form against basement walls. This kind of repair is relatively expensive. Once the repair is finished, waterproof the basement in order to stop further issues.
After you’ve corrected the basement issues, the next step is designing the basement remodel of the renovation procedure. A lot of renovation or loft conversion company employ interior designers to help them in the process. The interior designer assesses the space’s overall possibilities and makes a number of suggestions for you as options on the renovation project. Interior designers can also show you models of projects that suit your space well to help you in making the best decision possible for your home.
The construction work in your basement renovation can be started once you have a chosen design. Give your building renovation contractors sufficient time for doing the project. Basement projects are large and require enough time for painting, plastering and installing. Many basements have bathrooms so you may have to combine a few long projects to obtain an ideal basement for the house.