Calgary Basement Development Ideas

PictureHas the idea of developing your basement piqued your interest? Well we really can’t blame you. Here at PLANit Builders we are passionate about basement development, and it is that passion that allows us to keep doing what we know best.

The truth (and this is the best part about this) is that basement development offers endless possibilities. Whether you want to remodel your basement into a bedroom, an office or even a gym, as long as you can dream it (and you can afford it) you can turn your dream into a reality.

Sounds good? We thought so too.

Because basement development is quickly gaining in popularity in Calgary and surrounding areas, plenty of people have come up (and continue to come up) with wonderful ideas. Some of them are silly, some of them are strange, some of them are extravagant, but they all share one thing in common — they don’t abide to the commonly held belief of what a basement should be: cold, dark and moldy.

Sounds familiar? It’s probably because it is.

Here is an awesome website depicting awesome basement development ideas. If you are even remotely interested in the idea of remodeling your basement then we highly recommend that you spend some time going over those ideas. Who knows… you might even find something to your liking.

And once you do, don’t forget to contact PLANit Builders. As long as you can dream it WE can build it!

What Does “Developing” a Basement Mean?


You’ve heard it before — the term “basement development”. Maybe someone in your family is currently in the process of doing it. Maybe a friend of yours knows someone who does it. But do you know what it is? And more importantly — do you think you would be up for it?

Quite simply, the term “basement development” refers to the act of remodelling a basement. In today’s world, more and more people are starting to leave behind the long-held idea that basements have to be… basements. In other words, that basement have to be cold, dark and moldy and that they have to be used for one purpose only: To store things.

What makes the idea of basement development so enticing in today’s society is the complete and utter freedom that it procures people. If you search for basement remodelling ideas online, you come across websites like this. You come across ideas that countless people have longed for in the past but could never achieve because they simply did not have enough room in their house to so.

Because that’s right — forget about wasting room! In many cases, a house’s basement can take up to 10% of a house’s total area.

Do you see the wasted potential here? What if you could fit a gym in there? Or better yet — the office of your dreams?

Most people assume that they can’t do anything with their basement because they don’t have the resources or the skills to so. Here’s the thing: If you can afford it, plenty of high-quality basement development companies can be found online.

Yes, basement development takes time. It is a complex and money-consuming investment that can takes months and months to complete. But trust us — it’s worth it. Not only does it make your house more valuable in the long run, it also gives you a darn good topic to boast about! (No, seriously, it’s awesome because you can build anything in your basement.)

When it comes to basement development, your imagination truly is the limit.