We need to talk about what’s underneath of your house. It might be out of sight, but that doesn’t mean it should be out of mind. A crawlspace renovation can breathe life into your basement. If the area between the ground and first floor of your home is a grimy, forgotten-about waste of space, then it’s time for you to consider a digging out your crawlspace and turning it into a basement.
Digging out a Crawlspace to Make a Basement
Most crawlspaces have a height of less than four feet, and entering them requires you to crawl along your stomach, hence the name. A crawlspace renovation to basement begins with an analysis of your space and planning based on your budget. Once we have determined a course of action, the heavy lifting begins with a careful excavation of the crawlspace. This is also called digging out a basement. It sounds simple but it requires a basement contractor with a lot of previous experience turning a crawlspace into a basement.
After digging out the crawlspace, we then haul away the excess earth and reinforce your foundation with necessary supports to safely maintain your home’s structural integrity. With the excavated crawlspace cleared and your home supported, we then pour concrete floors, slabs, and walls. This is the step that officially converts your crawlspace into a basement.
Moving from Basement to Livable Space
Now that you have room to stand in your basement, it’s time to make it so you can stand the room. Most crawlspace renovation companies will stop at this point and leave you with a cold and unwelcoming concrete cellar. To get the most out of your basement renovation project, you will need to find a basement contractor that finishes the job.
Finding a company that digs out crawlspaces who also specializes in finishing basements will streamline the process and ultimately save you money. This shortens the total construction time and allows you to begin enjoying your beautiful new crawlspace to basement renovation as soon as possible.
Crawlspace Renovation with Castle Building Company
Nobody buys their house because they fell in love with the crawlspace. For most people, it’s a necessary evil that lurks under their floorboards and does nothing except collect spiders. At Castle Building Company, we’re here to change that. We have pioneered the “pop-bottom” in the Denver area, which involves crawlspace excavation and results in a complete crawlspace renovation to livable basements. Check out some of our completed pop-bottom projects here.
If you live in Denver, Castle Rock, Parker, or the surrounding area and have a basement or crawlspace that’s hidden beneath your home, it’s time to let the light in. Give us a call at (303) 944-0488 to take the first step toward a better basement.