Basement Renovation Ideas: Home Theatre

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What better way for a movie junkie to watch their favourite shows and movies than in the privacy and comfort of their own home? Well, now, you can! Make your basement renovation into a man cave equipped with an at-home theatre system where you can Netflix and chill, cozy up to your friends and family, …

Why Is Basement Waterproofing Important In Winter?

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In the world of basement renovations, the concept of basement waterproofing is something that is well worth taking seriously. When we think about waterproofing our basement, we tend to look to seasons like spring and summer. After all, these are generally the seasons in which we get the most amount of rain. However, there is …

Benefits Of Renovating Your Basement

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One of the first things to keep in mind with basement renovations: The work is far more customizable than you probably suspect. Take a look at the space you currently have. Believe it or not, but there are a lot of different things that can be done with the area. Regardless of what you ultimately …

Luxury Basement Renovation Without the Financial Dent

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Your home is a forever-evolving investment that you take seriously and upgrades or renovations are currently on your plate. Everyone wants to have designer finishes and luxurious items and objects to complement their basement renovation, but your basement should be the last place you spend the big bucks (as basements can be riddled with moisture …

Throwing Some Fun into Your Basement Remodeling

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Who says basement remodeling have to be dull, boring and dismal? Who says you can’t make your remodeling an enjoyment? Surely you want a basement that will look absolutely superb when you are finished with it! If it doesn’t look the least bit superb in your eyes, then you or someone else has done something wrong! …

Basement Renovations Cost -Smart Budgeting

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If you’re currently engaged in renovating your house’s basement, and you have a firm dream in your mind (and on a blueprint, hopefully), then you might be nervous about making your dream possible, yet still staying within your budget. This post is not here to tell you that your perfect idea of a basement is unrealistic …

Create a Rental Basement Apartment

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Becoming a First-Time Basement Landlord You are not alone if you are designating your basement renovation to meet the requirements of a rentable space. Many homeowners see the benefits and the sweet monthly monetary returns, from taking this route with their un-used basement space. Your basement renovation (if you are smart, thrifty and hands-on) can …

Smells in Basement Prior to Renovation

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Follow Your Nose Before Starting Your Renovation The inspection of your basement prior to your renovation should also include checking for any strong smells. Musty smells and mold spores usually are present in the depths of any basement, especially found in older homes that are more than five years old. As homes settle over time, …

Dealing with Basement Foundation Problems

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Your basement foundation may not be “supportive” in regards to your basement renovation You are already aware that the foundation of your home is what supports the complete structure of your home, so it would stand to reason that if your basement foundation is weak through damage or is not structurally sound, the rest of …