When finishing a basement, many homeowners have a hard time finding effective and long lasting flooring options. Because basements are humid by nature and prone to water problems, most materials that would work just fine upstairs will simply not work below grade. Let’s examine the common options: Hardwood, bamboo, or cork floors are a bad [...]
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By Jacques Bouchard There’s no doubt about it- the housing market is in terrible shape, and there’s no end in sight for the near future. Fannie Mae predicts a drop in the housing market of an average of 5-7% nationwide in the next year alone! Wall Street Analyst Ivy Zelman predicts that housing value is [...]
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 [...]
There was never a better moment to tackle that green, energy efficient basement remodeling project.
Fiberglass might work for above grade areas, but its use in basement can have disastrous consequences.
A step-by-step guide to building your own basement home gym.
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 livable level to [...]