Basement Remodeling Value

Basement Finishing System Unlimited panels are breathable and won’t trap moisture, reducing the chances of rot and mold growth.

Well researched article, I believe the numbers are true for the homeowner that has to hire a contractor to do the work but not for a home owner with a little time and a little do-it-yourself skill. Like you said the walls are already there. Owens corning puts out a great basement refinishing product that is easy to install if you can handle a tape measure and skill saw. Most wet basements can be cured by installing a sump pump ans sealing the walls with a product that goes on like paint, both available at Lowes or home depot for under 500.00.

Chair railing and wainscoting add architectural interest to a room. Wainscoting is wooden paneling that lines the lower part of the walls of a room and as we have seen can take many different forms. To some, the wainscoting and chair rail simply serve a function – protecting the wall. To me, both of these serve to make a room greet you with a hug. Whatever you choose for an architectural interest, do your research and have a concept to follow. This will allow you to carefully craft a room that will hug you and your family for many years to come.

As far as basement flooring ideas go for carpeting, let yourself go wild if you’ve ensured the proper protection. I’m more of a throwback type of person and say go with the shag carpeting. Lush and plush, that’s my style. But you could use basically anything from Shaw carpeting to Mowhak, and how could you go wrong with Stainmaster. You know the saying, stays 30{5d8d7c25cb15e7b116f989d6a5f18c8aaafee062d15c9ae7b9c86e3dba7b2bec} cleaner with Stainmaster. Not only that, your color options are far superior with carpets. Plus with some of there pattern cut pile or textured carpeting, you could really create a dynamic space.

Expanding foam insulation has about an R-7 value per square inch. The biggest gains arise from eliminated air flow. The R-value is calculated on the insulation only and does not consider air flow. You can apply foam insulation in any thickness. In some applications it may work best to let one layer harden before adding a second layer. One or two inches of insulation works best each application.