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A basement remodeling project requires some knowledge on basement design.  This is because your design can affect the technical aspect of basement remodeling.  Your accomplished architectural plans will involve everything from storage space to electrical wiring, to waterproofing. Any design will also have to take into account the type of basement you want for your house.

The design of your basement can vary from the simple to elaborate or complicated ones. When planning on your designs, there are a number of things for you to think about. Do you require a full basement? If you do not prefer a full basement, is a smaller space enough for your specific needs? These are just some of the important questions to ask before drawing out your basement plan.

A fully-finished basement can add value to your home. A fully finished basement can be an additional room for just about any purpose such as laundry facility, storage, and even a home entertainment center or game room. Your fully finished basement will call for several factors that an unfinished or partly finished basement would not.

A finished basement space should be welcoming and livable just like the other areas of your home. Thus, you will have to incorporate finished walls installed with drywall, floors that cater to the purpose of the room, electrical systems and appropriate wiring for lighting, good plumbing systems and HV AC systems to help maintain the comfort levels of the room.

Before you plan on any basement design, it is important to waterproof your basement first. You have to ascertain your basement is dry. A continually wet or moist basement will result in a basement design disaster since it will damage the materials you incorporate to accomplish your project. If you have a wet basement problem, do not worry. Ascertain your rain gutters are free of obstruction and the downspout configuration is not making water to puddle by the foundation of your house. The immediate terrain surrounding your house should be slanted downwards to direct water away from the foundation. If you must, speak with a building expert on alternative methods that can be applied to solve ground water issues that may not be as evident.

After waterproofing your basement, the next step is to look into its insulation and think about the heat source. You could employ a fireplace or stove. Choose the type of heating system according to your basement design.

By this time, you will probably notice that unsightly pipes and wires are everywhere. In this case you could easily finish your basements surfaces. There are wall and ceiling systems that can be applied to successfully hide those you do not want to have to look at in your basement. There are panels you can obtain that act like drywall search for wall alternatives that are insulated, resistant to mold and mildew, seamless and acoustical. To hide wires and pipes along the ceiling overhead, incorporate a suspended ceiling.

Now think about the lighting. For the best results for your basement design, attempt to incorporate three types of interior lighting. For instance, you could place some practical lighting so you could perform tasks such as reading and doing some office work, and then you could employ sconces or series lights to add a dramatic effect.

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