Basement Detective

A basement or cellar conversion is a great way to enhance your living space and increase the value of your property. For a growing family, a basement can easily be converted into an extra bedroom, an expanded kitchen or a utility room. For homes with small children, a basement can become the perfect playroom – no more scattered toys in the living room or on the staircase! For those who are health-conscious, the basement can be converted into a home gym to eliminate costly membership fees. If you have a basement and are keen on converting it, our team of experts is here to help you every step of the way.

This is a must when purchasing new or replacement windows since the energy savings far outweigh the initial cost. Typically, you should expect to pay between 10-25{5d8d7c25cb15e7b116f989d6a5f18c8aaafee062d15c9ae7b9c86e3dba7b2bec} depending on the product being used. For example, taking our standard 36 x 60 window with a hypothetical price of $125.00, the Lo-E up charge should be between $12.50-$31.25. Do you mind sharing what company/contractor you are using? Those numbers seem more reasonable that the estimates I have received so far for my basement work.

Oh wow! I am remodeling a little here a little there where time and money permits… the using the dresser and mirror for the bathroom is such a great idea! Can’t say I dare do it myself.. yet….. lol. Going to have to see.. great share! If it is within the budget you might consider new flooring. Most bedrooms are not overly large and the cost of new carpet need not be exorbitant. Another possibility for your DIY bedroom makeover might be to install new hardwood flooring ; engineered hardwood floors are not difficult to install and are fairly inexpensive.

What I purchased was a toilet made by Saniflo and this toilet is designed for pumping uphill. It is a macerating and gray water pump system. It can pump uphill 16 feet and as far over as 150 feet to your main sewer drain. Plastic drop cloth comes on a roll. Roll out a small amount and cut a section off from the whole roll. This will preserve the drop cloth for another paint job. This roll cost $3.

Thanks Cardisa, Even if you don’t drink beer, any kind of can will do. My sister was just stacking them till they fell. I couldn’t help but laugh. It is amazing how many things one can create out of cans. Basement floors can be troublesome as they may be uneven, prone to moisture or just plain cold. So be sure to take proper steps to level your basement floor, add vapor barriers or consider heated floors to enjoy your remodeled basement. Pollyanna, yes, laundry rooms are important in the scheme of a home. Having the right equipment makes all the difference in the world. Thank you for stopping by!