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Basement Remodel With Painted Exposed Ceiling

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I was hoping it would come together where everyone would enjoy reading it. I was having problems all night getting HP to load. As I get more pictures to go with the decorating tips, I will continue to add them to this hub. Want to know our Editors’ picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month , featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories. Concrete floor acid stains will not hide cracks, blemishes, chalk lines (red and blue in particular) or other construction errors.

Instead of setting up a full-size ironing board in the laundry room, purchase a wall-mounted version that folds down and stores … Read More

Dream Basement Remodeling & Waterproofing

If your basement is limited to storing the artificial Christmas tree and several pieces of discarded furniture, you could be neglecting your home’s potential for additional living space.

They came over on a Thursday to give us an estimate, started working four days later, and within 10 days the basement was ready for taping, mudding, and sanding. Check out the incredible transformation of this basement in Racine, Wisconsin! This woman now has a lovely space for entertaining instead of a dark, musty basement. But first, let’s breakdown the factors that will determine what your basement would cost if you were to finish it. I am glad I could brighten your day with a laugh. I am currently working on making myself sick with pop to make a Pepsi display. We will see how it turns out. Thanks again!

If you haven’t read my HUB on how to understand window energy … Read More

Basement Renovations & Remodeling Services Contributing Value To Your Home

Green Basements offers many great services such as basement finishing, kitchen & bath remodels, windows, decks, and all the other services involved in remodeling such as hardwood finishing, carpet, tile, fireplaces, etc… Green Basements basically handles everything except for building a house.

Ready to spend more money and planning on staying longer, consider adding a stain glass eyebrow window. These great windows provide light with privacy. Wonderful bathroom idea without comprising design. Great too for the dark stairway. Note to self: Use caution when taking down the wall art. The hooks are sharp and the poles unfriendly when falling.

This house was owned by an old man, he passed away and the kids wanted to get rid of it. It had an old chimney running down the through the kitchen. We would have liked to save it, but there was no way to do that. Sliding doors and lots of … Read More

Our Basement Is “Finished”

Nothing beats the classic look of a spiral staircase. It adds elegance to any interior, and has the added benefit of saving space. Whether the staircase you prefer is a true spiral staircase or just gently curved, whether it is made from metal or oak, it will add grace and beauty to your home for many years to come.

This latency will not allow the concrete floor acid stain to penetrate as is needed to provide a beautiful concrete acid stain application so we need to use a floor maintainer (buffer) with a black or green scrub pad and TSP (trisodium phosphate) or our favorite, Super Blue , to scrub and shop vac the floor clean. b. Malin, Thank you. It’s nice when you can salvage something in your home and not have to send it to the landfill. Thank you for stopping by.

The shower was tiled in a … Read More

Basement Refinishing Ideas

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Yes. Many home owners do not understand that if you ever have damage to your home, and the cause started in the basement, it may not be covered by insurance if you did not have a permit on the basement finish. It also insures that the contractor has built your basement to the minimum … Read More

Basement Finishing

Our award winning basement finishing system turns your cold, damp basement into a dry and beautiful finished space.

I had easy access to running all my electric for my ceiling lighting. I mounted all my recessed lights up in the rafters and all on dimmer switches. This is a awesome look when all completed and you dim those lights with that black ceiling above. This is exactly what I was up against in the rancher I live in. I needed more living space but didn’t want to move to a larger home.

We had lots of old doors with this house so we used them. This one I painted with chalk paint so I would have a chalk board and hung it on our laundry room. Chalk paint is handy to use around the house. I have a hub about chalk paint. If you feel like it check it out. … Read More

Basement Remodeling By H&H

When looking to increase your home’s living space the answer may lie right under your feet. Although basement remodels come with their own unique set of challenges, they all can be overcome with good planning. Here are ten tips and techniques to help you transform your basement into a functional living space.

The phone calls we receive about the polymer stains are just about the same. They are manufactured by one of the big names in the industry but it doesn’t seem to be a product that was built to last. Remodeling should not be a time of stress and frustration. Too many times during home remodeling projects, homeowners are left in the dark or are frustrated by the process.

Carpeting is popular for basement flooring, accounting for 28{5d8d7c25cb15e7b116f989d6a5f18c8aaafee062d15c9ae7b9c86e3dba7b2bec} of basement flooring in the United States. One major advantage of carpeting is that it’s warmer than most flooring options. In … Read More

Cleveland Ohio Basement Finishing And Remodeling Contractors

My One Call LLC in conjunction with is a Basement Finishing referral service. We are a Gold Star recipient with the Better Business Bureau 2002-2007, and have help thousands of home owners find a reliable Basement finishing company. Over the course of many years the following represents the most frequently asked questions about contractors.

Many older basements were finished with mold-friendly materials like wood studs, gypsum board and fiberglass insulation. In these basements, mold, mildew and wood rot can often be found on lower wall areas. Do choose your flooring wisely: think about what kind of space you want to create, the expected level of traffic and your budget. These are good guidelines to help you make the perfect choice. The tile for our backsplash was delivered on Jan. 11. It took three weeks to get here from Spain, and it was the wrong tile! It took several calls, but … Read More

Basement Renovation Cost

So you’ve got a basement and have decided that it’s time to turn that space into some kind of livable arrangement. Whatever it was that brought you to that decision is certainly going to drive you into what type of room you are trying to create. Whether it’s a workout room, a bedroom or possibly a new entertaining space that you want to use, you’re going to have to at some point think about the flooring that your going to lay down to make that space useable.

Another option is to integrate beadboard with decorate tile. Combining white tile with tan beadboard is another option which works well in the kitchen. Creating a backsplash with beadboard for the kitchen is a classic colonial look. We have several bedrooms in the basement which are carpeted, but we decided to use tiling for the remaining flooring. It does get pretty chilly, but … Read More

Basement Bar Ideas

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Even though the bathroom may be one of those rooms that are typically overlooked, the value of your home will definitely increase if you are remodeling the bathroom. A popular decision is to increase its size and re-fit it with new appliances like the bath, toilet and cabinets. Our advanced 3D modeling technology allows you to see your dream basement, kitchen or bathroom in its final form before we begin the project. Every step of the way, Reality Construction makes renovating your home as easy as possible. Contact us today and begin building the home of your dreams.

Otherwise, seemingly minor violations like failing to pull the proper permit or building a room without an egress window … Read More