• Dixon Remodeling

What is the best and least expensive way to add square footage to your home?

If you have an unfinished basement, this would be your answer!


From work-out rooms, additional bedrooms, mother-in-law apartment, or entertainment room, to just making it livable, the options are endless. Some people have been able to rent out part of their homes, bringing in extra income. And now a days that can be a major factor!

Here are photos to give an idea of what kind of things can be done with a basement once it is sealed and finished off, all depending upon the floor plan of course.


In the above photo the portion underneath the stairs is used for an enclosed storage. There are many types of flooring that can be used as well as carpet.

The rooms can be created with a simple floor plan, even if your basement is one large space. Or if an open space is preferred the beams can be covered or restructured.

Wall textures, paint colors, and lighting are always important for the final effect. Below the apartment was done in neutrals with espresso/black accents for contrast. The wood tones will compliment anything...



Go to our website www.dixonremodeling.com and under “Services” on the Home Page, click “Basements”. There you will find helpful information which will allow you to determine whether or not to proceed with a basement project.


If so, we will be happy to help you by giving you a ball park estimate, answering any additional questions, getting plans and finally scheduling and completing your project.

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