From waterproofing to stair lights to adding a bathroom, here are 10 things you won't regret doing when finishing a basement.
If you plan on using your basement as a livable space, then you’re likely going to want to make some important changes. Whether you’re using the basement as a rehearsal space as a musician or you want to put a bedroom down there, it’s a good idea to soundproof the ceiling. If you don’t take
Think of the last good scary movie you've seen, and more likely than not it included a scene staged in a creepy basement somewhere. What is it about basements that often brand them as ominous? Keep your basement from becoming the set for the next hit thriller by preventing the five horror stories outlined here:
I have two questions for you. First, are you lucky enough to have a lower level offering extra multi-functional living space? Second, are you making the most of it to impress buyers? Probably not, home experts say. If you’re not thoughtful about your basement layout and its uses, it won’t actually add much value to your property. Here are six common mistakes you may be making when it comes to making the most of basements, and what to do instead.
The owners of an extensive estate in Sardinia—a Mediterranean island off of mainland Italy—wanted to add a detached guest suite to their property and eyed
Wrong insulation choice is the main reason finished basements ruin indoor air quality in thousands of home everywhere. Click to make things different for you.
Great tips for planning and designing a basement renovation, especially if adding a bathroom. Consider what can be worked around, and what must go.
When we first saw this cute little Ranch Home we knew we could transform it into something that checked all the boxes for a potential home buyer, while still keeping it one level. Like most mid-ce…
If you’ve dealt with practical matters much, you know there can be a big difference between theory and practice. The theory of a finished basement, for