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Most people don’t pay much attention to their basements and just use them as a place to store things. They don’t realize that a well-designed basement can make their property worth more as a whole. As a top basement renovations company, we know that renovating your basement can help you get the most out of this space.

Reasons To Consider Home Basement Renovations


Use the Additional Space

Adding a new room to your house can cost a lot of money (and take a lot of time). Not only does remodeling the basement take less work and time, but it’s also a great way to use the space you have. You could turn it into a bedroom with all the amenities you want, or you could use it for other things like a game room, a theater room, an office, a playroom for the kids and more.

Increase the Value of Your Home

If you want to sell your house, keep in mind that buyers won’t be interested in a basement that isn’t finished and/or is full of junk. But you can get more people interested in your home if you fix up the basement and keep it clean and free of clutter. This will also help make your home worth more.

Cut Down on Energy Bills

A basement that isn’t finished and doesn’t have enough insulation and airflow can actually be a waste of energy and cause your utility bills to go up. On the other hand, a recently renovated basement with enough insulation helps keep your home at a comfortable temperature – and cuts down on air leaks and wasted energy.

Guest Room or Rental Space

If you choose to perform custom renovations on your basement, you can turn it into a great place for a guest room. The space is also good for renting out because it is quiet and out of the way; people who rent it will like having more privacy. It’s an easy and effective way to make extra money.

Entertainment Space

Basements have great soundproofing, which makes them a great place for a home theater or entertainment room. You can put in comfortable seats and a home theater system with cutting-edge technology, so you can have parties or watch movies with friends and family in peace. Plus, you won’t have to worry about making too much noise and bothering your neighbours.

Improve Safety

If you decide to renovate your basement, you can prevent many problems like water leaks, mold growth and gas leaks, all of which can damage the house’s structure and integrity. This is a smart way to avoid major damage to your basement and the costs that come with it.

Now that you know the benefits of renovating your basement, let’s look at some easy ways to make it more appealing to potential renters.

How To Make Your Basement Rent-Ready

When renting out your house, many people don’t think the basement is an important consideration. With some planning, advice from our experts, and a custom basement renovation, you can make this space liveable and find the right people to rent to. But before you make the changes, you should think about what’s happening in your neighbourhood and figure out who might be interested in renting before starting the renovations.

We Provide Extensive Basement Renovations in Ottawa

Tremblay Renovation is a licensed, insured, and well-known company in Ottawa (Gloucester) that has renovated basements for over 30 years. We think every home renovation job is different, and we work hard to make a great space that fits your needs. We put the customer first and create the best ways to turn your basement into a beautiful, well-organized room within the time limit you give us. All of the basement renovations we do are covered by a 2-year warranty from front to back.

If you live in Ottawa and want to renovate your basement, call us at (613) 748-9999 or visit Tremblay Renovation online. You can also ask for an estimate for your project by filling out our online form.


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Bryan Tremblay is the proud owner of Tremblay Renovation Inc. since 1989. Bryan was born in northern Ontario in a small French community, and he is proud to offer his services in both French and English. Being from the North, Bryan loves to spend time in nature. After moving away from the North, he needed a place to do just that. So he built a cottage for his family and friends from scratch; That is where he spends most of his weekends.

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