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3 Ways to Add Natural Light to Your Basement

When it comes to remodeling a basement space, the first concern of many homeowners is light – and understandably so. Without ample lighting, a basement can fail to provide its basic function as a livable and comfortable space. The lack of natural light also makes this under space difficult to resell. Fortunately, there is more

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The Best Window Options for Your New Basement

If you have a standard basement with a small space above ground, you should definitely install windows that will bring a bit of natural light to your extra living area. More importantly, they’ll significantly help with air flow. However, with so many window options to pick from, it can be tough to choose the right

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Why A Remodeled Basement Helps Sell Your House

If you’re thinking of adding some extra room to your house, it might be worth it to consider its actual value. With a finished basement or attic, you can sell your home for more money than its initial worth. But unlike your costly above-ground space, a basement is inexpensive and easier to remodel. How Are

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Proper Floor Type for Your New Basement

Whether you want to use your basement as an extra bedroom, a laundry room, or a man cave to hang out with family and friends, you absolutely need to install proper flooring. Why? Because the basement area attracts moisture and you need to choose a proper floor type that will effectively protect against mold, mildew,

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The Importance of Waterproofing Your Basement

A home’s structure and integrity all tie back to one thing – the foundation. Oftentimes, a home’s foundation is exposed in the basement area and in order to ensure a properly running home, you’ll need to protect your basement and the foundation is encompasses. The most common way to do this is by waterproofing your

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How to Find the Most Reliable Contractor to Finish Your Basement

In times when one Google search can result in thousands of results, finding a reliable basement finishing company is surprisingly difficult. It’s imperative, however, not to settle for less. Finishing or remodeling an old basement is a complicated project that requires both competence and experience. Here’s what to look for when researching basement contractors: What

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How to Transform Your Basement into the Best Bar in Town

Is your basement solely used as a storage area? Do you ever wish you could maximize the potential of your basement and turn it into the most happening spot in town? Why not transform your basement into the most popular bar in town? Installing a bar in your basement is a great way to create

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Everything You Need to Know Before You Start Finishing Your Basement

An unfinished basement is a goldmine of opportunities. Regardless of how spacious it is, an unfinished basement can be transformed into anything you desire. A finished basement can be your personal gym, a playroom, or simply a resting zone. But finishing a basement is a complicated building project. To make it a bit easier for

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Basement Bathroom Renovation on a Budget

There are a lot of different reasons for renovating your basement bathroom. You might want to enjoy your living space to the fullest or just boost your home’s overall market value. Whatever the case,you’ll want to do an absolutely outstanding job, even when you’re on a tight budget. The truth is, basement bathrooms get neglected,

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Why Install a Basement Home Theatre?

So why install a home theatre? The simple answer… it’s fun. Home theatres provide all the perks of going to the movie theatre, in the comfort of your home. The basement is the best place for a home theatre for many reasons. The most obvious one would be that you need a nice, spacious room

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