Finishing a basement is an excellent way to maximize the available space in your existing home. Many people choose basement finishing over hefty mortgage payments for a new, larger house. Basement finishing is a great way to add that extra bedroom, playroom, or home theater for the family. If your house has the available square footage in an unfinished basement area, this is an excellent opportunity for you to dramatically increase the usability and enjoyment of your home.
There are many variables that come into play when deciding to take on a basement finishing project. Will it be a family area? Is it just for the kids, or is it a getaway showcasing high-end home theater electronics? Your goals, the existing quality of your unfinished space, and your budget all play into how far you can go.
The return on investment for a basement finishing project is considerable, and this is especially true if the basement has a bathroom with a shower. If your goal is to increase the resale value of your home, basement finishing is an excellent way to accomplish that.
With all the opportunities to add value to your home, there are also risks from bad choices. That is why it is so important to have a trusted general contractor with experience in basement finishing on your side.
Basement finishing requires a qualified and experienced contractor to ensure the project is done according to municipal codes and that no problems show up down the road when you try to sell your home. McManus Construction is a St. Louis basement finishing expert, and has helped hundreds of homeowners to upgrade their homes since 1987. McManus has built a reputation for high quality work with an emphasis on customer satisfaction. You can feel secure in the knowledge that McManus is a general contractor that understands all the pieces of the puzzle and how they fit with current building codes.
When you are ready to take a serious look at finishing your basement space, give McManus Construction a call. With decades of experience and hundreds of satisfied St. Louis customers, you are in good hands. The professionals at McManus Construction are ready to give you competent and friendly advice.