Remodel Unused Living Space To Maximize Your Home's Potential
North American Precis Syndicate
When you get down to it, remodeling your basement can be a great way to have a new home at the old address. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—If the real estate market has you frazzled or if the notion
of trading up leaves you with sticker shock, a home remodeling project may be
just the right answer.
A finished basement, for example, can offer a little extra room to give a
growing family space to breathe or to create an income suite to offset
mortgage costs. It can also offer the added benefit of bolstering the value
of your home. With so many uses, a remodeled basement may be the exact
solution to what your home is missing, whether it’s additional storage
space, a sound-proofed media room, craft room, guest room or home gym. The
possibilities are practically endless.
An unfinished basement, on the other hand, can be a source of energy loss,
so with a remodeling you can expect to see savings on your monthly heating
and cooling costs. Industry experts recommend finishing the space with the
proper framing, insulation and vapor barrier to guarantee cozy and inviting
rooms. Insulation plays a key role in the comfort of your newly remodeled
space and although hidden within your walls, it will make sure the basement
stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
Unfortunately, moisture can be a common challenge in many basements.
Starting with a dry space is important.
As a result, builders and contractors often favor an inorganic stone wool
insulation that’s resistant to mold and mildew growth, such as Rockwool
Comfortboard and Comfortbatt
products. Not only will they help protect indoor air quality, they’re
easy to install and won’t slump in the wall cavity. This serves to
ensure the comfort of your newfound living space, so you can count on
long-term thermal performance for years to come.
Remodeling a basement can be very worthwhile, especially when you consider
that moving to a larger home can add significant bulk to your mortgage. To
get the most from the project, be sure to practice due diligence, obtain the
right permits, and educate yourself on building codes. If you don’t
have the know-how, it’s worth the peace of mind to hire a qualified
For further facts, go to www.rockwool.com.
“Builders and contractors often
favor an inorganic stone wool insulation that’s resistant to mold and
mildew growth, such as Rockwool Comfortboard and Comfortbatt products. They protect indoor air quality,
are easy to install and won’t slump in the wall cavity. http://bit.ly/2tqzk0K”
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