If you have a home with a basement, then you may have considered the if you should or should not finish the basement. For many, this is a very difficult decision and there are many things to consider when thinking of a resolution to this question.

In particular, some homeowners want to know if finishing the basement will add to their home value.  The answer to this is a definite yes. Whether you are thinking of staying in your home or possibly selling, choosing to finish the basement will add to your Ohio home value. If you are choosing to stay in your home finishing a basement will increase living space with added square footage giving you the opportunity for personal enjoyment by designing spaces that align with your needs.

When you are considering this decision, it is important to consider the design/layout and the function you desire for this space. It would be wise to consult with a basement finishing company to help guide you in this decision. Pioneer Basement Solutions, established in 1979 can help instruct you on the best options available to you that meet the goals you have for the layout. Some of the most popular choices for basement makeovers include home theaters, gyms, playrooms, and guest rooms. All of these would not only provide enjoyment for you but would also help boost home value and be attractive to future buyers.

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Because these rooms can increase entertainment and can attract buyers, it is important to make sure the finished basement is functional.  Be sure your space achieves your goals and has enough universal design to appeal to a wide buying audience. There are many things to consider when adding a finished basement. No one likes a dark, dingy basement. So be sure to have adequate lighting to obtain a bright cheery space. Also, because basements can be prone to moisture, be sure to make smart decisions in flooring and ensure there is proper drainage. Pioneer Basement Solutions can evaluate your space for moisture and structural concerns that may need to be addressed before finishing.

These decisions may seem a little overwhelming and it is a lot to consider, but a professional basement finishing company can help make these decisions much easier. If you decide to sell your home, a basement will increase your Ohio home value. Adding the additional square footage will increase the value of your home. Buyers often seek homes with finished basements so this addition can enhance your chance of selling.  Overall, a finished basement will add enjoyment for you and your family and can be beneficial in raising the overall value of your home. Call Pioneer Basement Solutions for a consultation today.