Hide Basement Support Columns – how to cover basement poles
How to hide support columns in the basement? They are ugly and they seem to be everywhere we don’t want them to be! Support columns are just plain annoying! But they are another necessary evil in the basement landscape, because they are holding up our house! And NO YOU CAN’T REMOVE THEM, well actually you can… but ...Read More
How To Finish a Basement (The Pro Way!)
How do I finish a basement? This is a really multi-faceted question, and I would need several chapters to explain it to you completely. I guess the best way to start to unravel this question would be by separating a typical basement project into the main stages of basement finishing. I’ve listed them below in the ...Read More
How To Order Basement Framing Lumber
Your basement has been designed, your floor plan has been approved, building permits have been issued and your concrete floor layout is completed, it’s now time for the first major hands-on stage of the basement to commence, the FRAMING!! You’ve been dying to get your hands on some power tools at this point, ready to give-er-hell, ...Read More
Let’s Get Down To Business!
This website is dedicated to those DIY homeowners who are thinking about finishing the basement partially or completely by themselves. Homeowners looking for answers pertaining to basement design ideas, basement building costs and basement construction techniques will find answers here. Back in 1992 and a few hundred finished basements ago…I was just like most homeowners, wondering ...Read More