If your water-damaged basement was finished with conventional building materials, you already know how poorly it performed. Drywall got soggy. Painted surfaces became stained. Wood paneling and trim became warped and moldy. Carpeting began to smell.
This basement finishing system is so versatile that it allows you to do practically anything you want with your basement. You can add a bedroom, extra living space, or even mount a TV on our strong basement walls. Design an entertainment room for you and the kids! Warnings heeded. I think hiring by the project is the way to go, so he has incentive to finish ASAP to my satisfaction. Voting this Up and Interesting.
Total cost – to date, with nothing I know of left to buy (and we know how that usually works out;), is $28,000, including permit, equipment, materials, and contracted labor. Building permit (included) was about $1,700 – but I … Read More
When my husband and I bought our house this last May, we immediately knew that our master bathroom needed a complete makeover. We honestly hated everything about it and what made matters worse was the shower was unusable (yuck!). We started the re-model at the beginning of February. We hired a contractor to assist us with removing the old shower and installing a new soaking tub. My hubby did all the other work on his own. He is amazing!!!
Storage space in small bathrooms can be tricky, especially if you do away with any existing bathroom cabinets. One option is to use recessed cabinets. It’s fairly easy to install a recessed medicine cabinet that’s large enough to store toiletries. Whether you choose the halogen light to be from the ceiling, under the cabinet or even at the floor, the halogen light will make a major statement in your kitchen. What … Read More
One of the biggest home renovation challenges can be creating space in a small, main bath where no space actually exists.
I never thought I’d find such a great use for white pearlized faux alligator vinyl. But how slick would that look to replace the dirty blue fabric on the door panels? Now I’ll have to update the door pulls to white too! Either way, radiant floor heat works best with natural stone and tile because their thermal properties hold the heat better. Really great hub, Video is excellent and some great tips, who knew hot irons and floors do mix. Great job.
I work for a company that builds these quonset structures and they are incredible affordable, easy to heat, and durable against everything including super high wind and rain! This commenter is a Washington Post contributor. Post contributors aren’t staff, but may write articles or columns. In some … Read More
Banquettes aren’t only for restaurants. Have you ever been contemplating a booth, breakfast nook or banquette for your kitchen? Listed here are nine concepts – in a wide variety of types – to steal from our archives.
Trendy designer furniture can beautify a dreary kitchen in one snap of the fingers, HOWEVER not everyone can afford that. Generally, with a budget challenge, you just have to purchase the most affordable kitchen cabinets obtainable. It does not imply, nevertheless, that it’s a must to be stuck with a boring-looking kitchen endlessly. Repainting your kitchen furniture and the partitions generally is a nifty approach to add your style and a designer touch to it. Attempt to use gentle and cheerful colors because they are going to help replicate the sunshine and make the room look greater. Be a bit of playful with the colour scheme. Kitchen repainting can be really fun.
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