A finished basement by the Biehl Brothers can transform your seldom-used basement into a lively space that the whole family can enjoy. Whether you are looking to add an extra bedroom or fun recreational space for relaxing, let the Biehl Brothers team finish your basement.
If your vision for new living space in your basement extends beyond these basic ingredients, there are plenty more options from Basement Systems to consider. Our sister company, Total Basement Finishing, offers even more innovative products designed for creating dream basements. The second option seems like the most obvious to choose but I must be missing something. What thoughts do you have? Thanks.
Thanks Dolores, LOL!! That is hilarious! We are always recycling things through the family. Then the stories begin on who had it first and why it was passed. The beer can curtain has been priceless. My sister still can’t believe what a … Read More
I have been a part of over 200 new and existing home contruction projects including one of the largest homes in Wisconsin (The Wascher Mansion in Greenville, WI, 25,000 square feet), and over 40 commercial and industrial projects in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. During this time I have been fortunate enough to learn the science behind why we build the way we do and what not to do as well. I have also inspected over 1,200 homes in Wisconsin as a licensed home inspector and worked with Wisconsin Focus on Energy to provide customers with rebates to help with the cost of performing energy saving projects.
She does like some antiques but not the same ones I like. She has antique mirrors on her living room wall. It’s very neat looking. Call us today at (414) 765-2585 or click here to schedule a no-obligation consultation with the best Milwaukee remodeling … Read More
The first step to planning a bathroom remodel is evaluating the existing space. If you’re planning on updating or renovating an existing bathroom, what would you like to see improved? Do you want to update the look of the bathroom by changing details like lighting and mirrors, or are you interested in a major overhaul? Answering these question will help give you a clearer idea of what you want the finished product to look like.
There are several options when you are looking for a vacuum that will do the job. If you have multiple surfaces in your home or apartment, you may want to consider a vacuum cleaner that will work for all of them. Even if you go with a micro-fiber mop or steam mop, sometimes you just want to run the vacuum over the whole house. Then a plumber was called in to work his magic. A … Read More
If you are looking to spruce up your mid-century bathroom, you might want to think twice before tossing out the grungy, scummy old medicine cabinet that is inset in the wall.
Even if you personally don’t care about going green one way or the other, the market is trending toward this so it’s something to consider. And there are many budget friendly options for adding a green touch to your bathroom: a low flow toilet that uses less water and saves you money in water bills; low-VOC or no-VOC paints; vanities made from sustainably harvested wood; recycled glass tile surface countertops, etc.
To blend with the fixture color, you might try matching the fixture color exactly. Paint stores can computer match colors if you bring in a sample. Bringing the bathtub into the store doesn’t seem practical, but you might be able to take the toilet tank lid in with … Read More
Install bathroom accessories as necessary. Towel bar, toilet paper holder, towel ring, door hook, etc. Easy enough to install with screws and mini screws.
This subject brings back such fond memories of our first home where we had that ‘small bathroom challenge’. Loved IKEA store for reasonable, funky storage ‘thangs’, like your CD racks (so creative…) I perfectly agree that small can be beautiful and charming… I had selected the coolest black lab wallpaper (you really had to see it/ only worked in a very small area…) I also love green (plant/ life) in every bathroom and candles! Cool stuff, girlfriend!
If you do decide to replace or renovate an existing bathtub or bathtub surround, plan to budget accordingly. Depending on the style, size and material you choose, a bathtub itself can range from a few hundred dollars to many thousands of dollars. When purchasing a new bathtub unit, don’t … Read More
Almost everyone who owns a house with an unfinished basement, dreams of having it finished. How can you not think of it? After all, an unfinished basement is a whole floor’s worth of space that can be easily turned into any type of room your family needs.
Having sold Simmonton windows for a few years, I’m aware of the quality and custoimer service. All that being said, I would go with Simonton. They really are fine windows. Hope this helps. Sheetrock and drywall contractor are notorious for making the biggest mess and for some unknown reason they expect everyone else to clean up after them, cover your floors. All projects must meet the company’s highest expectations. We believe in constant communication. There is always someone to talk to. And we listen.
For this particular project, we decided not to paint the walls. An additional paint color would have cost another … Read More
The cost of a bathroom makeover can be daunting, but there are ways to save. One smart strategy is to focus your renovation efforts on a smaller, more commonly used bathroom rather than an expansive master.
The night the work began we had a wall washing party. Three friends and I washed walls. TSP comes in several different formulas. We had the one that needed to dry for four hours. I really want to do our master bath, but I can’t go over 7,000. We still have carpet in our bathroom and our shower need to be taken out and the BIG soaker tub I want to be smaller I think we will just have to wait a little longer. This article was very helpful. I just can’t justify the cost right now. will let you know in the future.
A bathroom can be rendered impractical or downright dangerous without … Read More
Finishing your previously unused basement gives you additional space in your home and so much more. It offers you a rare opportunity to exploit your creative side through the design process. And ultimately, you will transform a dark, uninviting space into a room that adds value and comfort to your home, making it an integral part of your family’s daily life.
Consider installing pullout laundry hampers under the counter. Designate one hamper for colors, one for whites and one for delicates. Include a wall-mounted drying rack for hanging up delicates during inclement weather. Multi-activity space such as this are a terrific way to make the most out of a basement. Parents can watch kids at play while working out in the home gym.
We’ve created several design tools and estimators to make it easy for you to visualize a new Armstrong ceiling in your basement and get an estimate for … Read More