When thinking about ways to improve your home, a basement remodel has a lot to offer. An unfinished basement is a lost opportunity, especially if you currently lack space, and it can decrease the value and enjoyment of your home. If you're still unsure, consider the following reasons to upgrade the area.

Why You Should Schedule a Basement Remodel

1. More Living & Entertaining Space

Finished basements have many uses. If you have young kids, the area can be a dedicated playroom away from the rest of the home. Alternatively, the space can be converted into a workshop if you or your spouse have a labor-intensive hobby. You can also use the basement as a home office, gym, or even an entertainment area, complete with surround sound and theater seating.

2. Easier Storage & Organization

basement remodelWhen your home lacks storage space, disorganization is likely. It can also be challenging to expand closet space in smaller houses without disturbing other areas. A finished basement offers ample storage for many different items, including furniture, clothing, electronic equipment, and even food.

3. Lower Risk of Mold & Water Damage

Moisture is an ongoing issue in many basements. Along with creating damp, musty odors, moisture can also cause mold growth, leading to allergic reactions and worsening asthma or even lung disease. Before your basement can be finished, your remodeling team will ensure leaks are dealt with and your basement is properly insulated to avoid this.


Your basement remodel will require many different steps, so it’s important to work with a skilled contractor on the project. The team at SRK General Construction, LLC in Chesterfield, MO, brings more than 50 years of combined experience to everything they do, from basement overhauls to home additions. You’ll also have access to plumbers, electricians, painters, and other skilled professionals who possess the right certifications and training to ensure a job well done. Visit their website to learn more about basement refinishing, or call (314) 739-4443 to schedule a free consultation.