Basements

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Different Types of House Foundations

You can mount a house on a few different materials.

How to Seal and Encapsulate a Crawl Space

Keep moisture out to stop gradual damage.

How to Install a Plastic Vapor Barrier in Your Crawl Space

Reduce hazards like mold and water damage.

How to Build and Install a Crawl Space Access Door

You need efficient access to utility controls.

How to Get Rid of Water in Your Crawl Space

Too much moisture can cause long term problems.

Bringing Light into Basements

Illuminate an underused area.

How to Convert Your Basement into an Apartment (Legally)

Use it for kids, in-laws, or extra income.

Egress Windows: Building Codes and Other Considerations

Read this article to learn about egress windows and their associated building code requirements.

Quick Information on Installing Vapor Barriers in Steel Walls

Read this quick advice on installing vapor barriers in steel walls.

Do Basement Wall Insulating Panels Require Airspace for Ventilation?

Read this brief advice on installing insulating panels in the basement.

4 Basement Floor Insulation Safety Tips

Read these 4 important basement insulation safety tips.

Basement Decorating Budget Tips

Is your basement bare? Give it some flair - without breaking the bank.

Read This before Waterproofing Your Basement

Stop moisture damage for the long term.

Turn Your Basement Into a Guest Bedroom: Getting Started

Convert your basement into an inviting space for guests.

A Quick Summary of Replacing Basement Windows

Read this brief advice on replacing basement windows.

2 Common Problems With Using a Concrete Grinder on an Old Basement Floor

Read this article to understand the two most common problems with concrete grinders.

How to Remove Aluminum Capping From a Basement Window

Follow these steps to remove aluminum capping form a basement window.

How to Add Subflooring to Your Basement

Finish your basement affordably.

Advice on Replacing a Water Sump Pump

Follow this advice on replacing a basement sump pump.

Should You Insulate a Basement Ceiling?

Good insulation makes home heating and cooling cheaper.

How to Turn Your Basement Into a Guest Bedroom Part 2

Follow these steps to turn your basement into well furnished guest bedroom.