When thinking of adding to your current living space, you need not look any further as the solution readily lies beneath and that is your unfinished basement. A cost-effective project, it can considerably increase the value of your New York home plus a whole set of added benefits for less of the cost and inconveniences. This makes a basement remodeling project a sensible investment whether you are in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, or Long Island.
I actually grew up with a next door neighbor who had a quonset hut for their home. It was somewhat like a tiny mobile home, except it had a dirt floor basement. The only one I’ve ever been in and I haven’t seen another one since. Nice lens, these are interesting! By hiring Pachota Construction, you get the piece of mind that comes with knowing your contractor has the right credentials to safely and legally complete your job.
Fix existing basement problems. This is a great opportunity to take care of basement issues that you’ve been putting off, like waterproofing and repairing moisture damage. You can also use this remodel to ensure your basement is protected from future problems by choosing products that resist mold, mildew, sagging, and fire. Don’t overestimate your skill level: there are plenty of do-it-yourself (DIY) guides on how to prepare your basement for flooring. Although this can save you plenty of money, do not undertake any remodelling project if you aren’t an expert or don’t have the necessary skills and experience. Remember that cheap is often expensive.
I’m of those wanting to save cash. I must say that I do save lot. It’s really fun as well. But there are times I have to leave it up to the experts. Great hub, makes me proud to be a DIYer. So if your wall is 20 foot wide by 8 foot high, the area is 160 square feet. You then divide 32 into that and you come up with (5) 4×8 sheets of sheet rock for that wall. I always buy at least 1 extra for any cutting mistake that may arise.
The crew scores the floor for a border. First they measure and mark the pattern with chalk lines. Then they use a board as a guide for the cut. Using a circular saw with a diamond blade, they score the floor to the depth of 1/8 of an inch for a slight impression while the web vac sucks up the cutting dust. Get your plumber to add water and drainage lines for a laundry sink. Some delicate articles of clothing were not made for repeated machine washings. Consider installing a laundry basin directly into the countertop, or placing a free-standing laundry sink next to the counter.