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Category Archives: Basement Finishing

Basement finishing projects.

Home Comfort Tour: Charming Bungalow

We’re pleased to share our most recent custom home – a charming Bungalow in Fitchburg’s Capitol Heights neighborhood. Bungalow homes are characterized by a commitment to efficiency and flow. The floor plan is typically smaller with an emphasis on maximizing space through built-ins and living spaces that accommodate more than one purpose. A front porch, … Read More

What We’re Loving: Built-In Storage

When you build, remodel or finish a basement, you are paying for every square foot. Built-in storage maximizes the value of your floor plan. It utilizes otherwise wasted space, reduces furniture expenses, and helps organize and eliminate clutter. Examples of handy built-in options include:   Book shelves Message center Desk Bench or window seat (for … Read More

7 Finished Basement Details We Love

When you hear the words “finished basement”, do you picture something that’s not quite as polished as the rest of the house? A basement finishing project does not have to look like an afterthought. It should blend with the feel and the architecture of the rest of the home. With a little creativity and expertise, … Read More

Custom Rustic Wisconsin Bar

  Have we mentioned we love what we do?   Recently we worked with clients who relocated from New York City back to Madison and their Wisconsin roots. They asked us to build a bar in their finished basement. They had two main requirements: 1) They wanted it to have an authentic Northwoods feel, and … Read More

What’s Hiding In Your Basement?

Families grow.┬áLifestyles change.┬áTen years ago many of us simply upgraded to a new home when our current nest no longer fit the bill. However, an uncertain economy and housing market have many people hoping they might find what they need right in their own (unfinished) basement. Could your basement hold one of these eight bonus … Read More

Your Mission, Should You Choose To Accept It… (Part 2)

Challenge: Transform 960 sq. ft. of unfinished basement into an entertainment dream with a kitchen, built-in bar, powder bath and sitting area! Official “Before” photo Lines on the floor indicate existing radiant floor heating pipes…careful! Framing the kitchen with built-in storage and bar Framing the floor-to-ceiling fireplace Insulating the walls and ceiling for noise reduction … Read More

In the Words of a Satisfied Client…

If you missed the previous post, go back for a peek. It features a finished basement by Home Comfort Company with a beautiful built-in bar inspired by the warmth and comforts of an authentic Irish pub. Our client James H. was a pleasure to work with, and it’s always satisfying to know that the feeling … Read More

Raising the Bar (the Irish Way) Pt. 2

As promised in our last post, we’ll show you some of the stunning details involved in a recent Home Comfort Company basement finishing project. Our client James H. wanted additional entertaining space, and he wanted it to include an authentic Irish bar. This project was designed and built entirely by Home Comfort Company. The bar … Read More

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