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Basement Renovation Ideas 2023

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Ready to unleash your creativity and renovate your basement? Exploring various basement design ideas is exciting and allows you to sift through some cool design options to upgrade your basement. Having lots of options is great, but let’s be honest. trying to figure out what basement ideas to choose can be overwhelming. Well, we’re here to simplify all of that for you by letting you know some of the top basement renovation ideas that will make your basement functional and modern.

In 2023, homeowners are loving the idea of incorporating nature in their basement, adding fine detail and creating clever and unique room dividers to partition the room. Many homeowners are also opting for patterned wallpaper as an eye-catching décor detail.

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Energy-Efficient Basements

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Building an energy-efficient basement in your home will obviously save you a lot of money long-term. However, there are several other benefits to renovating your current basement into an energy-efficient one. Many factors also influence what type of energy-efficient upgrades you should install. For this reason, we have compiled our expertise into listing the advantages of having an eco-friendly basement and the considerations to keep in mind. Read on to learn how to make your basement more energy efficient.

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Common Basement Renovation Mistakes


There are a number of things to consider when beginning basement renovations – everything from floor plans and colour schemes to permitting and finding the right contractor. Harmony Basement’s team of professionals have the experience and the know-how to make your project unfold as smoothly as possible. We’ve even put together this handy guide of common basement renovation mistakes to watch out for while planning and executing your build.

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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

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 your basement is essential in regulating the temperature in your home and preventing outside air and moisture from entering. An uninsulated basement can cause several problems in your home. Firstly, poorly insulated basements are responsible for up to 20 to 30 percent of a home’s heat loss during winter months. This means that you will spend significantly more on your energy costs each winter to keep your home warm if your basement is not insulated.

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