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Sports Basement Ideas to Showcase Your Teams

by Adam Jensen / February 22, 2021

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Are you ready for MARCH MADNESS?!?!?! Have you been thinking about a sports basement finishing project? Finished Basement Plus has been hard at work helping people to get their spaces prepared for both the past Super Bowl LV and the near future March Madness basketball (We won't ask which team you are rooting for this…

Cozy Basement Family Room Ideas (Even in Michigan Winters!)

by Adam Jensen / Updated: February 23, 2021

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Have you ever seen those magazines of the picturesque family sitting in front of a fireplace? They have a look of serenity on their faces and a cup of hot cocoa or cider in their hands, wrapped in assorted blankets. There may even be a family dog on the rug in front of the fireplace drifting…

Top 5 Basement Design Trends for 2021

by Adam Jensen / Updated: February 23, 2021

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You have finally finished your basement, or you are about to!! (Hopefully with the help of Finished Basements Plus *winks*) Congratulations!! You have put in the time, work, and effort to transform your once unfinished basement into a new, energy-efficient, blank canvas of a space that can become any room you want. There are several…

Basement Insulation Tips for Michigan Homes

by Adam Jensen / Updated: February 23, 2021

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Congratulations on the new home remodeling project!!! We at Finished Basement Plus know that this is no small milestone. Whether you are a new homeowner or a seasoned homeowner looking to make some updates to your basement, we are here to offer you as much information as possible to get the basement you want in…

Waterproof Your Basement Before You Finish

by Adam Jensen / Updated: February 23, 2021

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If you have a one-story home with a full basement, then that basement represents a major portion of your home's usable space. The best way to make use of this space is to finish the basement into a new, comfortable living space. But like all home improvements, a little preparation beforehand can go a long…

How Do You Build a Basement Man Cave?

by Adam Jensen / Updated: February 24, 2021

Clarkston, Michigan man cave basement

Create that one of a kind space you have always wanted by designing a basement man cave. Has there always been a missing space in your home? Your kids have taken over the living room and your dining room is being used for home schooling? You need a place to simply relax and entertain family…

How to Finish a Basement With Low Ceilings?

by Adam Jensen / Updated: January 27, 2021

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How do I work around low ceiling heights in my basement? Lower ceiling height is a common issue in older homes that may not have been built with the intention of having the basement finished. Having a lower ceiling height does not mean you cannot finish your basement. You may just need to be a…

How to Choose Basement Lighting

by Adam Jensen / Updated: January 27, 2021

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Create a space that doesn't feel like a basement with basement lighting. When you think of a basement, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most, it would be a dark, cold, scary space. Not for us though! We see basements as endless possibilities to expand on the usable space in your…

Top 5 Reasons To Finish Your Basement

by Adam Jensen / Updated: January 27, 2021

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Should I Finish My Basement? That is the Question. There has never been a better time to finish your basement than now. The list of reasons for needing more space in your home has probably never been longer. Whether you have a new work routine, changes to the kids' school schedules, or your family are…

COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan

by Adam Jensen / Updated: February 23, 2021

Face Masks for COVID-19 Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan

  Finished Basements Plus takes the health and safety of our employees very seriously.  With the spread of the Coronavirus or “COVID-19,” a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we all must remain vigilant in mitigating the outbreak.  This is particularly true for the construction industry, which can be deemed “essential” during this Declared…