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6 Reasons to Remodel Your Basement in the Winter

Learn why the winter months are ideal for transforming your lower level.

One reason to start a basement remodeling project in the winter is a fresh start for the New Year.

While spring and summer are typically the peak seasons to launch home improvement projects, winter is a surprisingly good time to remodel your basement into a comfortable living area that maximizes the square footage of your home. Here are six reasons why:

  1. Gives you a fresh start for the New Year
    How long have you wanted to add that kitchenette or create an office in your basement? You can start the New Year off right with a wintertime basement remodel.
     
  2. Extends your home improvement project season
    Since most home improvement projects take place in the warmer months, wintertime allows you to get a jumpstart by taking advantage of off-peak time.
     
  3. No weather-related delays to worry about
    Most basement remodeling is completed indoors, so you won’t have to worry about your project stalling due to inclement weather.
     
  4. Enjoy your space before the snow melts
    Winter forces us to spend more time indoors. Since many basement remodeling projects can take a few as 4-6 weeks, you will still have a chance to binge-watch winter’s best shows in your newly finished space.
     
  5. Adds value to your home
    If you’re thinking of selling your home this spring, a winter basement remodel can help you get top dollar from your listing.
     
  6. Come home to a new basement
    If you’re a household that travels over the winter months, you could skip the construction and arrange for your basement remodeling project to be completed while your away.

There’s no reason to wait for warmer weather to start a basement remodeling project. To learn how you can get started on your renovation project, visit our local remodeling showroom or contact our remodeling experts online today.

Check out our ultimate basement remodeling ideas decision tree to help you determine the best way to finish your space.