Lally columns (red posts above) are found in basements. Sitting in Arizona, it’s funny because there aren’t any basement but I’m from the northeast where everyone has a basement.
Winter can be especially cold in any basement, finished or otherwise. So with fall still in the air, now is the time to make this part of your home warmer and much more comfortable. Basement insulation helps make the floor above the basement feel warmer, and sealing drafts helps, too. Before Old Man Winter … Read More
Do your kids long for a place of their own, one where there’s more freedom to play than in their bedrooms or the living room? With a basement remodel, you could create a space just for the kids or the family room you’ve always wanted. The kids will have a year-round space no matter the … Read More
You’ve got a finished basement in need of a facelift, but your budget is a bit thin? Not to worry, there are plenty of budget-savvy basement renovation ideas to turn this room into something new and inviting. An already finished basement has most of the hard work out of the way. What you need are … Read More
When you think about basements, do you jump to the basement renovations you’ve seen on HGTV? Do you wonder what it would take to transform your basement into a space where your family wants to be, where you’d be proud to entertain your neighbors? Basements don’t have to be the dark, dank place you see … Read More
Homeowners often finish their basements to create more living space for a bedroom, family room or for hobbies that need lots of space. That’s when you really start to focus on keeping your basement dry to protect your investment, so understanding your basement waterproofing options is one thing we’ll cover in this article. Of course … Read More
Basements are an interesting part of your home, as most of the time they are below ground level, often called “below grade”. This makes it challenging to get natural sunlight into basements although sometimes, when the ground is sloped, one basement wall will support a sliding patio door for sunlight and access. Even then, what … Read More
Are your garage and basement organized or full of clutter? Do you have enough shelves so everyone in the family knows where to put things and more important, where to find things when needed? Too often and especially when company is coming, people hide their clutter in the garage or basement. It’s quick and you … Read More