By Jacques Bouchard A Monster in your Basement Imagine this: Your floor upstairs experiences leaking each time it rains. Water flows from every crack and crevice in the walls and puddles all over the floor. Even when there’s no rain at all, it always seems to be damp, humid, and musty up there. if you [...]
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By Francine Maglione Remodeling a basement can be a difficult job. How differently should you treat it compared to any other room in your house? Follow these do’s and don’ts and you’ll be well on your way to a nicely refinished basement that you’ll be pleased with for a long time. Do: Eliminate moisture problems [...]
By Elizabeth Gormley In many homes, the basement is a cold, dark storage space with concrete floors that’s more than a little bit spooky. But with today’s basement finishing systems, it’s possible to transform this scary area into a warm and welcoming place as bright as any room upstairs. Basement finishing works like adding another [...]
By Jacques Bouchard Too often, general contractors who complete a basement finishing will design a house with the same plans that were used for the rest of the home. To accomplish this, they design basement ceilings and floors with drywall, creating a large white box in the basement. While not especially creative, it does give [...]
When choosing flooring options for basement rooms, carpet surfaces as one of the most popular choices, especially for basement family rooms, home theaters and guest rooms. Carpet adds comfort and warmth to basement rooms, can be easily installed and, if compared with some other popular flooring choices, it can be less expensive as well. However, [...]
Almost everyone who owns a house with an unfinished basement, dreams of having it finished. How can you not think of it? After all, an unfinished basement is a whole floor’s worth of space that can be easily turned into any type of room your family needs. However, basement finishing projects are hardly inexpensive and, [...]
New options for basement floor replace old fashioned materials with many advantages.
A step-by-step guide to building your own basement home gym.