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Your Basement Has Great Potential

Change your basement into living space - contact Able & Ready Construction in Prescott.You find yourself thinking about adding on to your home because there’s just not enough room. If you have a basement, even if it's currently cold concrete and crammed with boxes of junk, it probably has loads of potential. Treat it just as you would any of the rooms above ground, and it might just become the most popular spot in the house - for a lot less cash than adding on. Able & Ready Construction would like to offer some advice for turning your Prescott basement into a place you'll be eager to spend time in.

First, you need to figure out what you want to do with the space. Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • Put the main socializing area in a spot that gets the best natural light, to draw people in
  • If you want to include bedrooms, they need a window for egress, so they'll need to be located at the perimeter
  • The TV-viewing zone can be in a darker spot, to reduce glare and create a home-theater feel
  • Have a place to store snacks and beverages in an area you can access without crossing in front of the TV or going upstairs

When working on refinishing or completing a basement, there are a few things to keep in mind:

Headroom: Many codes call for 7 to 7½ feet of clearance. If you don't have that height, you may be able to dig out and lower the concrete floor, but it's a complex, pricey job. Ask your contractor if moving ducts and pipes might solve the problem.

Pipes: While they're exposed, slip foam insulation sleeves over hot-water pipes to prevent heat loss and over cold-water ones to prevent condensation from dripping on the inside of the drywall or ceiling.

Drywall: Use mold resistant drywall, because on standard drywall mold can grow on the paper coating, and the gypsum core can crumble.

Waterproof: Make sure you treat the outside walls to ensure that they will waterproof your basement so that all of your hard work will not be damaged by seeping water.

Why not talk to the experts at Able & Ready Construction about options to finish or refinish your Prescott basement to make more usable living space in your home. To talk to our experts or to get a free estimate, please give us a call at 928-775-6178.

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