It goes without saying that many properties in Dorchester have an unused basement. Have you ever thought about expanding the space in your house by converting your basement into a fully functioning room?
If you’re thinking about converting your basement, it’s important that you employ a professional company like Prokil to carry out the work, as there’s lots of structural technicalities that need to be put in place before any decorative work can be completed.
Why should you convert your basement in Dorchester?
Converting your basement can be a cost-effective way to expand your living space. With property prices in Dorchester on the rise, you can avoid the expense and hassle of moving by converting your basement into a room for everyone to use.
Many people have also turned to basement conversions over extensions because in most cases, they don’t require planning permission. Compared to a loft conversion or building an extension, a Dorchester basement conversion is a quick, simple and effective solution for those looking to expand their living space.
Basement conversions also don’t involve much disruption, as work is being carried out underneath your usual living space. The low disruption usually makes the timeframe far shorter, so you can be enjoying your new living space far quicker than you would have thought.
Over the years, Prokil has gained an unrivalled amount of experience converting basements for people in the Dorchester area. As technologies advance, the basement conversion process has become far simpler to carry out – although it still needs be done by a professional company.
Basement tanking is a process that needs to be carried out by a professional company as it is vital in the damp proofing of the room. If it is not installed properly, your dream new living space could end up becoming a nightmare for damp.
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Uses for a basement conversion
Basements are the ideal cost-effective answer for additional living space, and can provide the perfect location for a games room, play room, utility room or any kind of room that you see fit. Many people in Dorchester have also turned their basement into an additional storage facility.
You could even combine your basement conversion with an additional outside extension to create an annex or separate apartment for rental purposes or family members.
Prokil is an experienced Damp Proofing, Wet Rot and Dry Rot company based in Bournemouth and covering a 40 miles radius from Weymouth to Southampton.
"I would like to say how impressed I have been with the service provided by Prokil, particularly in respect of my dealings with Steve Maitland. The customer service and advice Steve has provided has been outstanding. Thank you"
Michael Tingey - Brighton, East Sussex
I would just like to pass on my compliments to Steve and his “gang” for fast, efficient and very proficient way they carried out the work at 16 Heckford Road. Its very rare to see at first hand a good job well done.