Have you ever taken a moment to think about what your dream home might look like? If so, did you ever visualize what you might want your basement to look like? Maybe you want wall-to-wall carpeting. Maybe you want turn it into a game room. Maybe you want to entertain guests with a bar. Maybe you want big couches and a big screen TV as you watch the big game. Whatever the case may be, if you’ve always wanted a finished basement, these contractors in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan are great at turning people’s basement dreams into reality. Before starting your project, though, check out these tips on how to prep for a basement remodel. And don’t forget to rent a roll-off dumpster to dispose off any and all household debris that comes with remodeling a basement.

Thompson Remodeling

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Thompson Remodeling – an industry leader on the local, national, and regional levels – is a residential remodeling firm that has been serving Grand Rapids and the surrounding area since 1980. Over the decades, the company has perfected its process to ensure that its clients have a “great remodeling experience without surprises.” Earlier this year, Thompson Remodeling won the National CotY Award in the Basement Under $50,000 category. The company is also recognized as a Guild Quality Guildmaster, which is awarded to members that maintain a client recommendation rate of 90 percent or greater. Aside from basements, Thompson Remodeling also does whole house remodeling, kitchens, bathrooms, additions, and outdoor living.

Huffman Homes


Did you know that by remodeling and finishing a previously-unfinished basement, you can expect to get an approximate 72.8 percent of your investment returned when it comes time to sell. Huffman Homes will design a custom basement to your specifications, including home workout rooms, wet bars, dry bars, mini kitchens, surround sound systems, and more. “Our unique personal touch is your advantage to acquiring the basement design of your dreams. Every basement has its own character,” the company’s website states.

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