Concrete Basement

Concrete Basement

Thinking about adding a Concrete Basement? Looking to build a new home? If so, it makes sense to plan ahead and consider a basement now. Concrete Basement InstallationBasements can add value to your home with just a little additional expense. You will thank us later when you have more space down the road in life. Adding a basement after your home is built is possible. However, it is much more costly than just doing it now. Your only option will be a more costly addition.

Today’s basements are often used for additional living space. It can be an extra living room, playroom, office, bedroom or even a second kitchen. Adding additional space to your home’s overall square footage which ultimately adds to your home’s value.

Increasing the value of your home by installing a concrete basement or by finishing an existing one. Most realtor surveys show that finished basements actually rate just behind kitchen & bathroom renovations. The payback for a renovated basement can range from 20% to 115% for a professionally finished basement.

Concrete Basement Construction

The most popular material used in the construction of basements is concrete.  This is due to its resistance to moisture and variety of design options.  You can customize the look of your concrete basement floor by staining and/or stamping it.  You can create the look of a natural material such as brick, stone and even wood plank.  This is often less expensive than the stone or tile it resembles and it requires less maintenance.

Poured concrete wall basements are the most common type of basement construction.  Solid concrete resists exterior pressures which may cause cracks and even cave-ins.  Solid concrete is dense and joint free making it more fire resistant.  It is also more resistant to water due to fewer / smaller voids than with concrete block.

Concrete Basement Construction

The most popular material used in the construction of basements is concrete. This is due to its resistance to moisture and variety of design options. You can customize the look of your concrete basement floor by staining and/or stamping it. You can create the look of a natural material such as brick, stone and even wood plank. This is often less expensive than the stone or tile it resembles and it requires less maintenance.

Poured concrete wall basements are the most common type of basement construction. Solid concrete resists exterior pressures which may cause cracks and even cave-ins. Solid concrete is dense and joint free making it more fire resistant. It is also more resistant to water due to fewer / smaller voids than with concrete block.

Concrete Basements

Pour a concrete basement anywhere, even in areas with poor soil conditions, sloping lots, and even withNew Basement Dallas Texas high water tables. Installation of a proper waterproofing membrane is installed. And, a basement can be as well. Deep piers may be required if the soil is too bad.

If your concrete basement is installed properly it should last a lifetime. With our knowledgeable concrete installers have been installing concrete basements for over 20 years. We can confidently say our basements last.

Concrete Basements

Advantages of a Concrete Basements

Concrete basements are insulated naturally by the earth. They are cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. This makes them economical spaces to heat and cool.

Family rooms, office space, playrooms, extra bedrooms can be built economically in the concrete basement. Even if you don’t plan the spaces initially planning ahead will save you money down the road.
Moving an existing family room, office space, playrooms, extra bedrooms to the concrete basement. This will free up space in the main living area. This can mean an added or expanded bath, larger bedroom, larger kitchen, etc.
If you put a media area, exercise area, playroom, etc. in the concrete basement. This will mean a quieter main floor space. Alternately, a den, sauna, office space added to the basement. And, this can create quiet spaces for those rooms as well. Give us a call.

Concrete Basement Repairs

Do you have cracks appearing on your basement floor or on the walls? The longer the cracks remain the more moisture can filter in and compromise the integrity of your basement. Our team of professionals can complete any basement repair needed so you can keep enjoying the space.

Give us a call to set up an appointment. We will happily provide you with a free quote for your Concrete Basement project.

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