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Basement Remodeling Contractors in Chicago, IL

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Prescreened Basement Finishing Companies in Chicago, IL

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Dwelling Renovations, LLC
(815) 321-8661
Areas of Expertise
  • Bathroom Remodels
  • Kitchen Remodels
  • Basement Remodels
Reviews
04-16-2019
Edgar N.

"excellent work and great people. "

Val Proud, LLC
(815) 321-7060
Areas of Expertise
  • Remodeling
  • Additions
  • Floors
  • chicago
Reviews
05-15-2019
Gina x.

"They did great work. Good Company! "

K.G. Remodeling, LLC
(312) 288-0588
Areas of Expertise
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Basement Remodeling
  • Tile Work
  • Finishing
Reviews
04-11-2019
Dwight O.

"Very easy to work with, down to earth, open to creative ideas, flexible and good advice. The final result is really great. "

Summit Development Group
(815) 321-6129
Areas of Expertise
  • Additions
  • Remodels
Reviews
08-14-2018
Mark E.

"It was great. He saved me 25% over other offers. He holds everyone accountable. "

Budget Construction Co.
(815) 321-0415
Areas of Expertise
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Bathroom Remodeling
Reviews
04-25-2019
SHIRLEY D. in Chicago, IL

"Time management was excellent! Polite and respectful workers! Daily clean-up! Workers had a passion for their work! Workers wanted to know if ...customer was satisfied with work performed! "

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Diaz Renovations, Inc.
(312) 288-0952
Areas of Expertise
  • Interior/Exterior Paint and Stain
  • Drywall Repair
  • Wall Paper
Reviews
08-13-2013
Brian W. in Chicago, IL

"Diaz construction guys were very professional. We changed our original plans for the remodel, and Rick was able to accomodate our changes. We ...are happy with our basement and will use Diaz construction for other projects. "

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Carrington Roofing Co.
(773) 507-9150
Areas of Expertise
  • Drywall & Plaster - Install/Repair
  • Roofing, Gutters & Siding
  • Insulation
  • Painting
  • Skylights
Reviews
01-21-2019
Ibn A. in Chicago, IL

"Hard work crew. Always on time. Tile work was excellent! "

SRGIG, LLC
(773) 747-0093
Areas of Expertise
  • Remodel
  • Renovations
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Kitchen Remodel
Reviews
11-30-2018
Kanesha B.

"He's very friendly, has great communication skills, is cost efficient and has a great team. His work is very detailed. "

Tuskegee Construction and Remodeling, LLC
(773) 842-5863
Areas of Expertise
  • Additions and Remodels
Reviews
04-13-2019
Brenda O.

"Albert did the work quickly and there was no fuss or confusion. I would recommend Albert to anyone who wants a quality contractor. "

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Unscreened Addition & Remodeling Contractors in Chicago, Illinois

Paul Design Builders, Inc.
13005 Parker Rd.
Lemont, IL 60439
Leader Builders Corp.
6327 W. Dempster
Morton Grove, IL 60053
Creative Cabinetry & Remodeling, Inc.
9632 W. 143rd St.
Orland Park, IL 60462
U-bee's
2135 Newcastle Ave.
Westchester, IL 60154
DaVinci Construction & Design
5932 N. N.W. Hwy
Chicago, IL 60631

Things to Consider Before You Start Your Basement Makeover:

  • What features do you want in your basement?

    Bathroom(s)
    Laundry
    Bedroom(s)
    Office
    Exercise Area
    Separate Apartment
    Game Room
    Stairway
    Home Theater
    Storage
    Kitchen
    Workshop
  • What type of design preparation has been done?
  • My basement is currently:
  • What is the square footage of your basement?

Ideas & Inspiration from Chicago Addition & Remodeling Contractors


Chicago Basement Remodeling

Chi-town is known across the country for several things. Deep-dish pizza, well-established and respected sports teams, and hot dogs that are more like a meal than a snack all come to mind when folks in other parts of the nation think of Chicago. Basement remodeling is, on the other hand, probably not at the top of the list of things for tourists to do in the windy city; but for residents of Chicago, basement remodels make a lot of sense. In any densely populated city (which Chicago is certainly among), the amount of useable space a home has is an important part of how appealing a place is to live, and how much it is worth on the market. Not using your available square footage to the fullest extent can mean missing out on not only additional property value, but some pretty good living, as well.

Renovation for Recreation
There's little doubt that one of the best places to relax and hang out is in your own finished basement. Unlike adding a deck, patio, or porch, Chicago basement remodels are usable all year round. When friends and family come to visit, they'll surely want to see the Sears tower, Wrigley field, and other site-seeing staples, but when it comes time to watch the game (and attending it live is simply not an option), they'll appreciate a remodeled basement to do it in almost as much as you do, especially if they're from a slightly warmer climate!

Homeowners often find that their newly finished basements quickly become a favorite room in the house as they are, more than any other room, places where you can really get creative. Pool tables, juke boxes, and big screen TVs that might not fit well in other areas of the home often find more than suitable lodging downstairs. Some have found that a small bar compliments the space well, and all of the stuff you've been storing for years (in some cases, for good reason) may just provide the kind of accent you simply can't buy in a store.

The Practical Side
Not every situation calls for fun and games; for these scenarios, there are some very serious reasons to consider basement remodels. Chicago families that are expanding, or have already expanded, might find that their newly finished basement is the perfect place to store a teenager. In fact, teenager storage is one of the prime motivators for this kind of project all over the country, not just in Chicago. Basement renovation can also make a great guest room.

Though a certain percentage of construction costs are immediately recovered in added property value, finished basements can be money makers long after your appraisal. By adding a bathroom and basic kitchen, some families have turned their Chicago basement remodels into small apartments. These operations are often a little easier in basements than they are in other areas of the house because many of the plumbing and other necessary elements are easier to access.

Prices
$57,000 is about the average across the country for basement remodeling; Chicago prices are a bit higher ($69,000 on average). The good news is that, percentage wise, more of the construction costs are immediately added to your home's resale value in Chicago than in the country at large, making basement renovation a sound investment as well as a fun one.