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Atlanta Basement Design
Atlanta Basement Design
Atlanta Basement Design

Basement Finishing Ideas

Atlanta Basement Design was established in 2000 and has been renovating basements in Atlanta for over 20 years. All our licensed professionals have 20+ years experience in their respective fields.

Basement remodeling involves the design of basement bars, basement bathrooms, home theaters, and the basic floor plan of your entire finished basement design within the budget the homeowner presents.

We have tried to include as many before, after and progress pictures of our basements to lend authenticity to our site because so much of what is on other basement websites are stock photos bought off the internet.

Our client videos were taken over the last 20 years and some of the prices the homeowners are talking about in videos taken 15-20 years ago are no longer relevant but the money they saved over their other estimates is still very much relevant.

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Client Video Reviews

Atlanta homeowners describe the process of getting estimates for the basement remodeling costs and the various steps in getting their basement remodeling projects completed.

Written reviews on the internet can be written by anyone. We have provided actual client videos of our homeowners in the process of finishing their basements describing the experience of working with our team as professionals that show up on time, do an excellent and professional job, routinely pass inspections, accommodate any changes the clients want to make to the original design most often without an increase in charges and being totally satisified with the finished product.

Conclusion of Job College Park 2024

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Job Progress College Park 2024

Job Progress College Park 2024

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Job Progress Conyers 2024

Job Progress Conyers 2024

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Job Progress College Park 2024

Basement Remodeling Costs

Atlanta Basement Design

We are routinely the lowest bid our clients receive and our client videos testify to the fact that we frequently save our homeowners $20,000 or more on their projects. We’ve been finishing basements for 24 years. With dramatic increases in the cost of materials and labor in the last couple of years since Covid every effort has to be made to keep the cost of finishing the basements down so that materialization of the job comes to fruition. The cost to finish a basement in Atlanta, Georgia is broken down into two different phases. You have your basic construction, which is your HVAC unit, plumbing, framing, electrical, drywall, trim, insulation and doors. The basic construction of most basements can be done between $45,000 and $80,000. The specialty finishes involve your paint, tile, flooring, and any additional appointments, which are determined by the client’s budget. We have financing available through Truist Bank’s Lightstream program for basement remodeling. Please click on the following link for financing. Lightstream


Conclusion Video Conyers Job Progress March 21, 2024

Conclusion Video Conyers Job Progress March 21, 2024

We strive to make sure that on the last day of our job our clients have paid exactly what they were told they were going to pay on the first day of the job and that they are totally satisfied that they hired the right team for the job. This job was started on January...

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Luxury Basement Remodeling Atlanta Tips

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Atlanta Basement Design Trends and Inspiration

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Acworth, GA

Atlanta, GA

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Brookhaven, GA

Canton, GA

College Park, GA

Conyers, GA

Covington, GA

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Duluth, GA

Dunwoody, GA

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Lawrenceville, GA

Mableton, GA

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Norcross, GA

Peachtree City, GA

Peachtree Corners, GA

Powder Springs, GA

Riverdale, GA

Smyrna, GA

Snellville, GA

Stockbridge, GA

Suwanee, GA

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Union City, GA

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Basement Finishing FAQs in Atlanta

What Is Usually the Most Expensive Part of Remodeling a Basement in Atlanta?

The most expensive parts of remodeling a basement typically include plumbing, electrical work, HVAC upgrade or buildout, and egress window installation.

In addition, any structural changes if needed, such as removing walls to open the basement up require the services of a licensed engineer and the installation of structural support beams.

Is a Finished Basement in Atlanta Worth the Investment?

A finished basement significantly boosts your home’s market value and can get you a higher ROI when you sell it. 

In Atlanta, finishing a basement can provide a return of 70% to 80% of your investment. But don’t just do it for the investment. 

Do it for the extra room and added living space that a finished basement provides. 

Whether you need a home office, gym, media room, or just extra room for entertaining a finished basement is a versatile solution that can adapt to your changing needs.

Imagine transforming that dark, underutilized space into a cozy retreat, complete with plush carpeting, recessed lighting, and built-in shelving. 

Or, if you prefer an open concept, you could create a spacious family room with a wet bar and game area.

Can I Put a Bedroom in the Basement in Atlanta?

Building a bedroom in the basement is permitted in Atlanta, provided you adhere to specific building codes and safety requirements.  

Here are a few things you must know: 

  • Atlanta building codes mandate proper emergency exits, which may include the installation of windows to serve as safe escape routes. 
  • Basement bedrooms must have good ventilation and a heating system to ensure proper air circulation. All necessary measures must be taken to prevent condensation and mold growth.  
  • Compliance with International Residential Code (IRC) requirements is mandatory while adding a bedroom to your basement. 
  • Smoke alarms must be installed near the sleeping area.

How Long Does it Take to Finish My Basement?

Typically, it takes about 6 to 8 weeks, but it depends on the size of the basement, the customization you need and how long the city or county with jurisdiction for your address takes to issue the necessary permit or permits. 

Smaller basements with simpler designs can be finished quickly. However, it would take longer if you’re planning an elaborate home theater, a full bathroom addition, or intricate built-ins. The more complex the project, the more time it will require.

We always provide an expected timeline and regularly follow up with you so you always know what’s going on. 

Contact us for a free estimate, design and timeline.

What Features Should I Consider in a Basement Renovation?

There is no shortage of options, but some of the features that Atlanta residents usually prefer include built-in shelving, a home bar, a wine cellar, a home gym, a gaming room, a family room, a guest bedroom, a bathroom, a home theater, and home office. 

Feel free to reach out to us for more specific ideas and recommendations.

Will You Help Me Design My New Basement?

Absolutely! We specialize in basement design and are happy to assist you in transforming your basement the way you want it.  

We offer a complimentary consultation and a free design tailored to enhance the functionality of your basement for you to review with us at our online meeting. Get in touch with us today to schedule an appointment.

Is Finishing the Basement a Good Investment in Atlanta?

A well-designed basement can boost your property’s market value.  

Even if you don’t want to sell your home, you can monetize the space by transforming it into a bedroom and renting it out to earn passive income. 

Or you can customize your basement to suit your lifestyle needs, such as a home office, gym, play zone or entertainment area for kids, storage room, art studio, yoga studio, basement bar, etc. 

A finished basement will provide you with some extra livable space to dedicate to your hobbies by setting up a cozy reading corner, a photography studio, or a music room.