Pricing Out Basement Fix Up Projects

Find the cost of improvement projects that make a basement usable living space and less of a catchall and storage area.

By Gene and Katie Hamilton

Pricing Out Basement Fix Up Projects To get a good bang for your buck tap the potential of an unused or barely used basement. Compared with building an addition a basement already has a ceiling, walls and floor and is often partially heated. Granted that ceiling may be unfinished, and the walls and floors may be cement, but there’s a basic shell of an enclosed space just waiting to be put to better use as a family room, home office or living space.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

BASICS OF THE BASEMENT

DECORATING SOLUTIONS DOWN UNDER

OUTSIDE OPENINGS