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Basement Remodeling FAQ's

In-house experts answer questions about basement remodels.

Answers to Basement Questions #2

In-house expert answers readers' questions about basements.

Mistakes to Avoid When Installing a Basement Subfloor

Avoid these mistakes when installing a basement subfloor.

How to Repair a Basement Subfloor

Follow these steps to repair your basement subfloor.

How to Frame Walls for Basement Insulation

Steps to build a frame for your basement insulation.

The Benefits and Cost of a Floor Vapor Barrier for Hardwood Floors

You need a floor vapor barrier to defend against moisture.

Why You Should Seal Your Rim Joists

Protect from moisture, insects, and other damage.

Proper Drainage Makes for a Dry Basement

Advice on building a proper rainwater drainage system to prevent mold growth and structural damage.

How to Tile a Basement Floor

Tlle a cold, unattractive concrete basement floor,

Water Leaking into Basement from Outdoor Faucet

You might need to replace it with a frost-proof model.

Product List for Waterproofing Basement Walls

The products you need to waterproof your basement walls.

3 Solutions for Interior Basement Waterproofing

Head off the leaks before they start.

Jet Grout Technology Explained

Read this article to understand jet grout technology.

5 Different Types of Basement Wall Insulation Explained

You have a surprising variety of options.

Ideas for Decorating Basement Bars

Get started on designing a bar in your basement.