Basement for Rent: Basement Rental Preparation

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Converting a basement into an apartment that can be rented out to tenants is one of the most common renovation projects homeowners embark on. Legal secondary suites offer many advantages like increasing the value of the home and creating an additional stream of income for your home. Many homeowners who decide to turn their basement …

Are Condo Renovations Worth It?

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This is a common question we get from our customers looking to renovate their condo, and the answer to it is not always clear-cut. With condo renovation, there are so many factors to consider and several things to clarify. Should you take on a renovation project on an old condo? Or should you just spare …

Condo Renovation Ideas

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The ability to customize the space you live in to your liking is a dream come true for many homeowners. Condos are no different. While there are some things to be mindful of when renovating a condo, the process can be just as exciting and worthwhile as renovating any other kind of residence. Known for …

Steps to Finish Basement

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Moisture is the number-one enemy to basements. It can cause significant damage to your home and pose a threat to the health of your family. There are building code requirements for basement wall insulation that you must adhere to when finishing a basement. it’s better to get things done right the first time than to …

Basement Ideas

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Are you looking to renovate your basement into a more functional space for your family? If so, we’ve got some great ideas for a finished basement that will turn your basement into your favourite room in the home! A basement is like a blank canvas that allows you to create just about anything you envision. …

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 …

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 …

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, …