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How Much Does It Cost to Renovate a Basement

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Renovated basements provide a unique space that is highly beneficial to your home. Having a private gym, a beautiful entertainment space or an additional guest room are just a few of the many perks about renovating your basement. Nonetheless, renovation is a big financial undertaking. Homeowners often worry about basement renovation costs when they are looking to upgrade.

What you should know is that having a set budget for your basement renovation project is essential. This way, you and your renovation contractor can agree on the caliber of work without breaking the bank. You will surely get a bang for your buck if you know exactly how much you’re willing to spend on a renovation.

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What Is a Daylight Basement?

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Daylight basements are considered semi-basements. Semi-basements are ones that are partially below the ground rather than entirely. This means that semi-basements aren’t fully above-grade nor fully below-grade either. And that’s precisely what a daylight basement is.

As the name suggests, the fact that daylight basements are partly above the ground means they’re designed to bring natural light in. This also means that at least one window in a daylight basement is big enough to provide sufficient lighting. Continue reading

Low-Ceiling Basement Renovation

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One of the biggest issues homeowners face when renovating their basement is the ceiling height. Many older homes were not designed to utilize the lower level of the home as living space. Low-ceiling basement renovations are challenging because the rooms look unnaturally and uncomfortably small. Also, sometimes there might not be enough space to install utility wiring and ductwork.

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Soundproofing a Basement Ceiling

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Every homeowner knows that hearing sounds of TV’s stereos, games, and conversations that carry from one area to another can be irritating. In this case, you should consider basement noise reduction when renovating your basement. Soundproofing the ceiling tiles will reduce the noise that travels between the upper and lower levels. Also, soundproofing the basement ceiling is one of the more cost-effective and easy renovations that can be done to increase the level of comfort and privacy in all rooms of the home.

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Basement Insulation

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Insulating the basement of your home is necessary to keep the temperature regulated while reducing moisture and mould from entering. An uninsulated basement can cause several problems in your property. First, colder basements are responsible for up to 20 to 30 percent of your home’s heat loss during cold months.

Frozen pipes also become a serious issue during the winter. Your home will suffer great damage if the pipes rupture. Additionally, mould formation from moisture build-up in the basement is another serious issue. Black mould can cause serious health problems, mainly targeting the respiratory system. To prevent moisture and mould buildup, cracks and leaks must be properly sealed and insulated.

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Why You Should Hire a RenoMark Contractor

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If you are planning to do renovations to your home, there are many reasons why you should hire a RenoMark contractor. Finding a qualified contractor to renovate and repair your home is never easy. Anyone who owns a home have heard horror stories of experiences with bad renovation contractors. From no-shows and shoddy work to long delays, overpricing, and theft, the list is endless.

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Basement Bedroom Ideas 2019

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Perhaps one of the most practical uses of a finished basement is as an extra bedroom. Say your cousins are coming in from out of town and you have already offered to be their host, but you completely forgot that your house does not have enough bedding space to accommodate them during their stay. Well, this is where Harmony Basements comes into play. We are specialized in turning basements into luxury bedrooms with the help of our highly-skilled team of professionals. Continue reading

Man Cave Basement Ideas 2019

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You have recently made the greatest investment of your life and purchased the house of your dreams. While every room in the house should serve a clear purpose, there is nothing more disappointing than realizing you have a room in your house that is not being used to its full potential. Continue reading

How Much Value Does a Finished Basement Add?

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Renovating a basement is a great way to improve your living space. The value of a finished basement is not just restricted to the comfort and satisfaction of you and your family, it also adds to the value of your property overall. Continue reading

How Much Does It Cost to Finish a Basement?

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At Harmony Basements, we offer excellent basement renovation services at competitive prices. Basement finishing costs vary from one job to another due to a number of factors, yet with our special financing offers, there is no reason to worry. Continue reading