Preparing to Finish Your Basement: Basement Remodeling Series Part 1 | Minneapolis Basement Remodeler

We’re excited to introduce a new blog series on the topic of basements, that will run over the next few weeks.  Everything you need to know about finishing your basement, from start to finish. Late summer and fall are great times to remodel your basement – the weather is still nice enough to make the project easier on you and your remodelers, plus your new basement can be done in time to cozy up for winter!
Basement Remodeling
This week we’re going to focus on preparation.  Good preparation will make your basement finishing project much more efficient and help you avoid snags along the road.  Here are a few important first steps as you prepare to remodel your basement:
The Design Factor: What do you want your new basement to look like?
Inspection & Repair: What can you fix ahead of time?
Codes: What specifics need to be met to make your project happen?
Now get that preparation underway!  Start dreaming about your new basement and take the initial steps to make it happen.  Not sure how you want to utilize your basement space?  Here are some ideas for making creative use of your basement.
Stay tuned for new tips in upcoming weeks on the basement remodeling process!  (Jump to Part 2 – Designing a Dry Basement here!)
Have questions about your own remodeling project?  Contact us at Excel Builders, building and remodeling services in Minneapolis and throughout the Twin Cities.