Your basement doesn’t have to just be a dark, damp space under your home where you store camping equipment during the winter months. Instead, it can become a beautiful, functional part of your home. From cozy home theaters and media rooms to spacious family rooms to basement bars, gyms, and spas, your options are quite expansive.
Remodeling your basement can add significant value to your home and transform a previously unusable space into an inviting, livable one that you’ll love and use for years to come. Yet basements can also be problematic, especially if there are moisture issues. Even a beautifully furnished basement won’t be used if there isn’t enough natural light or if the ceilings are too low. An architect can help you design a space that’s not only usable, but one that is just as dry, comfortable, and inviting as the rest of your house. Homeowners are often surprised by how affordable it can be to transform their basement with some simple design solutions. Working with the right experts will help ensure you get the most out of your valuable basement square footage.
Types of Basement Remodels
When it comes to basement remodels, there’s often much more that can be done than homeowners realize. Whether you’re looking for a traditional home office with bookcase-lined walls and a crackling fireplace, an ultra-modern media room with a projector and a sound-system, or a beautiful home gym with an attached sauna, many basements have strong potential to be transformed into a finished space for many uses.
Here are just a few types of basement remodels to consider:
● Craft studios
● Laundry rooms
● Family rooms
● Home spas
Our Remodeling Process
Like any renovation, a basement remodel starts with a single idea and then becomes a detailed, well-crafted plan. We believe in taking the time necessary to truly understand your vision before we begin construction. You can choose to work with your own architect/designer, or we can put you in touch with one of our trusted partners as you develop your vision and craft your plans.
You’ll set specific goals, create a budget, and work with our team as we ensure we understand your vision and help you finalize the details of your project. During every stage of construction, you’ll have one of our experienced project managers by your side to make sure your remodel runs smoothly and efficiently and that all your questions are answered.
Working With Hamish Murray Construction
What Makes Us Different
Some home construction companies require you to work with their specific designer and accommodate their strict timeline.[LG2] At Hamish Murray, we do things differently. Our focus is always on your needs, preferences, and goals. Whatever kind of basement space you’re hoping to achieve, we’ll deliver results. We know how important it is to anticipate the wet conditions that can often last for months in Oregon. Our expertise includes the highest-quality waterproofing materials and techniques that will ensure your basement space stays dry, secure, and beautiful.
Your Budget, Your Schedule, Your Way
Flexibility, convenience, and customer satisfaction are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to fall in love with your new space once it’s complete. We also want you to enjoy the experience of watching your home transform] For every remodel, we do everything in our power to make the planning and construction process transparent and stress-free. We’re upfront about costs, work with your budget and timeline, and always keep you involved and informed.
The Hamish Murray Team
You can rest assured your home is in good hands with the Hamish Murray team. We’re proud of our reputation as a flexible, customer-first home builder. As we work to create the space of your dreams, your goals become our priorities, and we’re always here to answer your questions.
Get Inspiration & View Our Portfolio
Our diverse portfolio includes everything from small powder-room remodels to brand new custom homes. Browse our portfolio, look for finished projects that inspire you, and start planning your perfect basement space.
Considerations For Your Basement Remodel
Basements are unique spaces, full of design potential. There are some specific things to think about when you’re remodeling an underground space, and this article takes you through the important factors to consider as you plan your project.
Get Started On Your Basement Remodel Today
We can’t wait to hear your ideas!