basement is the most
economical solution to gain more living space
within an existing home. The
space is already there
just needs to be finished, you get more bang for the buck than
would get with a room
the lower level is
becomes an extension of the
rest of the
home, utilizing the
techniques, matching baseboard, doors, and flooring to make it a
seamless part of your home. We add plenty of lighting as well
drywalled ceilings so that you don't get that "basement feel".
The kids and grown-ups alike will love spending time in the
|Makeover for a 1920's basement
the modern basement may be fairly easy to remodel (and we do plenty of
those), it doesn't mean that
we can't provide a beautiful and functional space in older homes.
We believe that a basement finish in an older home really breathes new
and purpose into it.
We tend to work on a lot of homes in the inner ring original
suburbs of Hyde Park, Mt Lookout, Oakley and similar older
neighborhoods where the residents take pride in living closer to the
amenities, services and entertainment that Cincinnati has to offer.
These same customers have a love/hate relationship with their
older homes; they love the old details that the homes have to offer,
but often hate the challenges they face with remodeling them.
That's where we come in.
These older homes can present challenges when
remodeling them and basements can be the most challenging.
Headroom can sometimes be a major issue that requires
solutions and drainage needs to be taken care of prior to finishing the
basement. Sometimes it is necessary to also reroute plumbing
and electric lines to create clean lines for ceilings.
This basement is in a home built in the 1920's in Mt Lookout
and was typical of the time period, dark and damp. The
invested in an interior trench style drain system and sump pump to
ensure that the basement was dry prior to finishing. The
floors sloped towards two different drains so we leveled the floors in
those areas to minimize the slope and installed a large format
porcelain tile. Plenty of recessed LED lighting
up the new space and makes the new area almost unrecognizable from the
Enjoy this Before and After Video