The added living space you gain with a finished basement can be used in a wide variety of ways. Our free design consultation will help you select the right finishes & features.
“I want to convert part of my basement to living space, but I’m scared of how much it will cost to finish my basement.”
Many homeowners share such fears, but they also know that finishing or remodeling a basement is one of the least-expensive ways to gain extra living space. To get the most for your money in any basement finishing project, it’s important to select the right contractor.
For a free estimate, call or contact us online today! Catalyst Builders & Remodelers proudly serves Illinois, including Chicago, Des Plaines, Arlington Heights and nearby.
Every community has remodeling contractors who are interested in basement remodeling and basement finishing projects. When getting price estimates for basement finishing, it’s important to accurately compare what each contractor is offering.
The lowest bids often go along with the lowest value. Here’s why: Contractors can keep prices down by using inexpensive materials to remodel your basement. Unfortunately, low-cost materials like wood studs, paper-faced drywall, plywood sheathing and fiberglass insulation don’t last long in a typical basement. Because they absorb moisture and contain organic materials, these off-the-shelf items are easily damaged by mold and rot, which makes your “new” basement smelly and unattractive. Tearing out and replacing moisture-damaged materials turns this “bargain” basement into the most expensive (and most aggravating) finishing option.
Contractors who belong to the Total Basement Finishing network have access to high-performance materials designed to last under the most challenging basement conditions. Instead of using organic, mold-friendly materials, all of our basement finishing products are inorganic and highly water resistant or waterproof. What’s more, the finished surfaces of our flooring, wall panels and molding are highly stain-resistant and never require painting, refinishing or other maintenance. Doing the job once and doing it right, with maintenance-free, high-quality materials; that’s always the best value.
When you meet with one of our basement specialists, they will explain different options and make sure your questions & concerns are addressed.
To ask basement remodelers how much it would cost to finish the basement is like asking a carpenter how much it would cost to build them a house.
What’s on your wish list for a new finished basement? Every project is unique, and we want to make sure that we’re doing everything to make your dream basement a reality. Before our design consultant meets with you, have a few answers ready. The questions below will help guide the design process and also determine the cost of the project.
Catalyst Builders & Remodelers is your local source for basement finishing when it comes time to hire a contractor. We proudly service homes throughout Illinois, including Evanston, Glenview, Hinsdale, Glen Ellyn, La Grange, Cicero, Lombard and nearby areas.
Our specialists are trained and certified at the Total Basement Finishing international headquarters in Seymour, Connecticut to ensure that your service is of the highest professional quality. When we visit your home, we'll conduct a professional assessment of your basement and make recommendations for the most effective options for your project.
Don't wait to transform your basement into a warm, comfortable, and naturally private space! Contact us today for a free estimate in your area!
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