Basement Remodeling In Northern Virginia
Basement Remodeling In Northern Virginia
Basement Remodeling In Northern Virginia can be done to increase the value of your and give you added living space. Fairfax Contractor has the ability, not to only design, but build out any basement remodeling projects you may want as a Northern Virginia homeowner. As a Virginia class A contractor we have the ability to design, build the basement of your dreams. In Fairfax County, Fairfax Contractor typically utilizes the Fairfax County basement detail to pull the necessary permits to remodel your basement. If you’re going to remodel your basement in Fairfax County, Arlington County, Loudon County, or Prince William County we will follow the Virginia state wide 2012 building codes.
Egress Window Or Walk Out For Your Basement Remodeling Project
The current code of Virginia 2012 requires an egress window or egress walkout in all new basement remodeling projects. We have the ability to install a code compliant egress system for your basement remodeling project. If you want to add a bedroom to your basement; it will require an additional egress window. We can pull the building permits to install a code compliant Northern Virginia egress windows. For more information on egress windows click this link.
Planning Your Northern Virginia Basement Remodeling Project
Remodeling an unfinished, or outdated basement in your Northern Virginia home can be an outstanding investment, and certainly adds tremendous value to your home. One must take careful consideration in planning the layout of your remodeled basement project. The designers at Fairfax Contractor have the experience to guide you through this planning process. The first step in planning a basement remodeling project is to establish a reasonable budget to acquire what you want to obtain in your newly remodeled basement. Adding a bedroom, bathroom, and recreational area in your basement will greatly increase the value of your home. Many owners of homes in Northern Virginia want to include a media room, workout room, or even a custom-built office space. Other options include a unique bar, and what many men want, a man cave. Fairfax Contractor will take the time to listen to your design ideas, and put them into an affordable basement buildout that will not only meet your needs but will also meet your spending limits.
Upgrading The Electrical System For Your Basement Remodeling Project
If you are looking for a company to remodel your basement in Northern Virginia Fairfax Contractor is one of the best. It will be necessary to pull an electrical permit to bring your basement living space up to 2012. Basement Remodeling In Northern Virginia requires electrical permits. As a safety measure, Northern Virginia Counties require to have tamper-resistant outlets for remolding a basement. These outlets can be identified by the recessed letters TR on the front of the outlet. GFCI outlets are now required in all new basement remodeling improvements. we typically use a 15- to 20-ampere rated branch circuit for general purposes such as lighting and outlets. A plugged-in electrical device will not exceed 80 percent of the circuit rating per VA code. Electrical requirements for Northern Virginia basement remodeling need at least one switched light which we will installed in each room and hallway. Bathrooms built in your basement must have at least one outlet located on a wall adjacent to each sink and within 36” inches of the bathroom sink. As stated before bathroom outlets must have a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection.
Basement permits For Your Northern Virginia Basement Remodeling Project
As a DPOR license Virginia contractor, Fairfax contractor has the ability to pull all necessary permits to construct a legal basement rehab. Permits that will be needed include a building permit, an electrical permit, and if you’re adding a basement bathroom, a plumbing permit. Beyond this, an HVAC permit is probably going to be required to facilitate the cooling and heating of your newly remodeled basement. Once all of the required permits have been pulled by Fairfax contractor, and your space planning is complete we will start the construction project.
Make Sure That Your Basement Has No Waterproofing Issues
Before any remodeling project should be started for your basement remodeling project, you should be sure that there are no underlying waterproofing problems in your current basement. Fairfax Contractor has expert personnel to repair just about any basement foundation repair problems before the construction of your new basement remodeling project starts. Questions should be asked if your basement has ever flooded, or has damp walls. These problems relating to waterproofing your basement should be addressed before any construction starts. Once any waterproofing problems have been repaired you can comfortably start the construction of your new basement remodeling job.
Areas Fairfax Contractor Remodels Basements
Fairfax Contractor remodels basements in the Northern Virginia Counties including Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and Prince William County VA. We also do remodeling basement projects in the following Fairfax County cities including Alexandria, Annandale, Burke, Clifton, Centreville, Chantilly, Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax Station, Falls Church, Great Falls, Herndon, Kingstown, Langley, Lake Barcroft, Lorton, McLean, Newington, North Springfield, Oakton, Oak Hill, Reston, Springfield, Sterling, Tyson’s Corner, and the Vienna, Virginia. Fairfax Contractor also is licensed to do work in Arlington County, including the cities of Arlington Forest, Ballston Crossings, Cherrydale, Claremont, Rivercrest, Westover, and Yorktown, Virginia. In Loudoun County, we install all types of home improvement projects in the cities of Ashburn, Aldie, Bristow, Dulles, Countryside, Lansdowne, Leesburg, Purcellville, Potomac Falls, South Riding, and Stone Ridge Virginia. And finally, we work in the cities of, Prince William County, including Dumfries, Dale City, Gainesville, Haymarket, Lake Manassas, Lake Ridge, Manassas, Manassas Park, Occoquan, Triangle, York Shire, and Woodbridge Virginia.