Basement Remodeling

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Finishing a Basement 7 - Electrical and Lighting Considerations

Part 7 of our series on basement renovation.

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Tips for Finishing Your Concrete Basement Walls

Follow this advice on refinishing your basement walls to get the best results.

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Calculating Basement Remodeling Costs

You could potentially double the usable space in your home.

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How to Frame a Basement

Using your basement for extra living space means framing it in and finishing the room.

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How to Secure Basement Shelving Into a Concrete Foundation

This article will show you how to successfully install secure basement shelving into a concrete foundation.

egress window
How to Build a Timber Egress Window Well

Follow these steps to install a timber egress window well.

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How to Hang Drywall in Your Basement

Follow these steps to hang drywall in your basement.

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How to Convert Your Basement Into a Bedroom

Follow these steps to convert your basement into a bedroom.

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How to Add a Sink Drain to a Basement Bar

Follow these steps to add a sink to your basement bar.

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Finishing a Basement 2 - Moisture Proofing

Here are some techniques for basement moisture removal.

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6 Ideas for Hiding Unsightly Support Columns

Basements often require support beams.

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Using Epoxy on Your Basement Floor

Understand the proper way to use epoxy on a basement floor.

a basement room with carpet
How to Install Carpet in a Basement

A basement isn't really finished until the flooring is done.

A wall frame.
Finishing a Basement 5 - Framing Walls

Frame your walls with construction grade lumber.

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Basement Framing Around Pipes and Other Obstacles

Read this advice on framing basement walls.

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How to Paint a Concrete Basement Floor

Painting your concrete floor is an easy project.

A basement with a washing machine and dryer.
How to Air Out a Basement

Freshen your basement after it's been closed up all winter.

The Wellcraft egress system as seen from outside.
Finish Your Basement Up to Code

Make fire safety part of your plan.

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How to Repair a Leaking Basement Window Well

Follow these steps to repair a leaking basement window well.

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How to Build a Basement Sauna

Follow these 6 easy steps to build a sauna in your basement.

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How to Tell If Your Basement Drain Tile Is Clogged

Follow these easy steps to examine your drain tile for clogs

moldy wall
9 Tips for Preventing Mildew in Basement Storage

Take these quick tips to protect your basement storage against damage caused by moisture.

egress door
How Does an Egress Door Differ From an Ordinary Door?

Read this article to understand the basic code requirements for egress doors.

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How to Install Basement Egress Windows in 5 Steps

An egress window will add light and safety to your home.

concrete floor
Advice on Using a Floor Grinder

A floor grinder is perfect for leveling concrete floors.

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The 7 Most Common Basement Problems to Look Out for

Know the warning signs of a bad basement.

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How to Install a Basement Exhaust Vent

Basements are notorious for harboring smells and moisture. A properly installed exhaust vent can help.

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How to Seal Basement Windows

Follow these steps to seal your basement windows.

A walk out basement under construction.
Walk Out Basement Construction Tips

It's easier than you think.

A shower head.
Installing a Basement Shower

It offers a great return on investment.

basement window
How to Install a Basement Window in a Concrete Block Wall

Most modern homes are made out of concrete blocks.

An air conditioner on a white background.
How to Fit an Air Conditioner in a Basement Window

It can be hard to get an air conditioner to rest securely.

An unsecured basement window might be a prime target for burglars.
10 Tips for Better Basement Window Security

Unsecured basement windows can mean opportunity for burglars

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6 Unique Basement Window Treatments

The right window treatment can help brighten things up.

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How to Remodel a Dirt Basement Floor

Turning your basement into a usable space means turning the dirt floor into something more welcoming.

finished basement room with support column and carpeted floor.
How to Repair Bowing Basement Walls

Repairing basement walls provides a strong foundation for your entire structure.

Wine bottles in a row.
How to Build a Wine Cellar in Your Basement

Follow these steps to add a wine cellar in your basement.

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How to Get Rid of Rats in Your Crawl Space

Follow these steps to eliminate rats from your crawlspace.

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Estimating the Cost to Add a Bathroom in a Basement

There are some unique factors to consider when estimate costs for a basement bathroom.

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Choosing the Best Basement Wall Panels for Your Basement

Read this article for information on the various types of basement wall panels available to you.