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Basement Renovation for an Active Family in Greenwich, CT

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The unfinished basement of a home owned by an active family with teenagers was transformed into a lively space for leisure, entertainment and sleepovers. The original basement had no connection to the backyard and pool. One of the first design decisions was the addition of French doors that suffuse the basement with light and provide easy access to the backyard.

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A mudroom-inspired entryway provides space for storage, dressing and cleaning up before and after pool time.

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Distinct areas in this basement renovation were designed for a variety of activities. A ping pong table is center stage, aligned with an inviting small kitchen at the back of the room.

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A row of six custom bunk beds accessed by sliding ladders as well as a fully equipped full bathroom promises memorable sleepovers.

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The living area with abundant comfort seating for gaming and watching movies takes advantage of the room’s custom entertainment center and surround sound.

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Besides the entertaining area for teenagers our client also wanted a home gym. In this generous work area, temperature controls keep the area comfortable in any season.

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Titus Built master craftsmen created a large stone masonry entryway to match existing exterior stone. The stones needed to be cut square while paying close attention to the colors. The whole home renovation was designed and remodeled to blend in with the existing home design as if it was always there.

Our client and his children are thrilled with their new space and plan on having a fabulous summer filled with teenage entertainment.

Click here to view the construction transformation of our basement renovation: Progress Report: Basement Remodel in Greenwich, Connecticut

For drawings and before photos check us out on Houzz.com.

Your Home. Your Lifestyle. Renovating Your Basement or Attic as a Multi-Functional Room for Entertaining

Dudley Road, Wilton Attic Remodel
Home has become a personal retreat for most families ~ a place where they can enjoy spending time with their family and friends. Multi-functional basement or attic rooms are a trend at Titus Built. Many of our clients are deciding to increase their home’s footprint by renovating their basement, attic or adding outdoor entertainment spaces.

If a homeowner is thinking about renovating it is important that they understand that the key part of a remodel is the design. Each homeowner’s criteria for their basement or attic renovation is different and it is important that they choose an architect or design-build remodeler that maximizes the footprint to meet their specific needs while adding function to some of the most underused space in their home.

The first group of photos is of an attic remodel in Wilton, CT. The original part of the home was built in the 18th century, and therefore, the attic was the best choice to renovate for the children’s playroom and an area for our clients’ to workout.
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Dudley Road, Wilton Attic Remodel home gym area
Dudley Road, Wilton  Attic Remodel 3Kitchenettes are often included in an attic or basement renovation.

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A home office, or a bedroom with a bathroom, is also a great choice when remodeling the attic.

Another client was interested in renovating the basement for their parents. They wanted a room where their visiting parents could sleep as well as spend some quality time by themselves. It was important to our clients that the entire renovated space feel like it “belonged” with the rest of their home. Besides the bedroom and sitting area they also wanted us to create storage space for wine.
Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan Basement Remodel of Sitting Room and Bedroom
Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan Basement Renovaiton Wine Room

Cool teen hangouts, pantries and home gyms are frequent basement renovation requests. Below are photos of a few more of our basement remodels:

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New Canaan, CT client opted for home gym and pantry for their basement remodel.

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We are currently working on a basement renovation in Greenwich, CT. Our client wanted a room where the kids could access the room from the exterior of the house. The exterior entry has been completed and we are in the process of remodeling the interior of the basement. The rooms will consist of a home gym, full bathroom, kitchenette, and rec room with pool table, home theater and 2 3-high bunk beds to sleep six… Talk about a Cool Teen Hangout!

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(Progress Report: Basement Remodel in Greenwich, Connecticut: http://bit.ly/oY4V4m)

After the basement or attic renovation is complete it is important to call your home insurance agent and upgrade your homeowner’s policy. If you are looking to remodel your attic or basement, call 203-834-0275 to see how we can help.

Happy Remodeling!

For more Attic & Basement remodeling tips visit the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI): http://bit.ly/mXjmNR

Interested in expanding your home’s footprint thru Outdoor Spaces: Decks, Pergolas, Patios & Screened-in Porches http://bit.ly/qGkNMm.

Progress Report: Basement Remodel in Greenwich, Connecticut

 

Exterior of Greenwich, CT Basement RemodelOur basement remodel project in Greenwich, CT is progressing nicely. The exterior project is complete and we are very pleased with the outcome. Our subcontractor had to match the new entry stairway with the existing stone wall. Stones needed to be cut square while paying close attention to the colors. We think he did a fantastic job… see for yourself:

Exterior of Greenwich, CT Basement Remodel

Exterior of Greenwich, CT Basement Remodel
Exterior of Greenwich, CT Basement Remodel
Exterior of Greenwich, CT Basement Remodel
Exterior of Greenwich, CT Basement Remodel

The inside rough framing is complete and we are beginning to rough in the mechanicals (heating, plumbing, electrical, and duct systems).

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Rough in of mechanicals at Greenwich, CT basement remodel
Rough framing of Greenwich, CT Basement Remodel 2Stay tuned for updates!

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To view previous blog on the Greenwich, CT basement remodel click link here:  http://bit.ly/oa5U5B