Basement Design Trends

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Many homeowners have taken advantage of converting their basements into spaces the family can utilize. Historically, the basement was a dreaded space you used as storage, and people were terrified to go down to- afraid of the ghosts that could have been there. Convert your basement from what it is and expand its functions to …

Basement Apartment

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Whether you are looking to rent out your basement to a tenant, move-in a family member (older child or an elderly parent), or you simply are interested in a new renovation project converting your basement into a basement apartment is a splendid idea. Basement apartments can be a great way to make some extra income, …

Basement for Rent: Basement Rental Preparation

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Thinking to Prepare your basement finishing for rental? Converting a basement into a basement 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 …

Are Condo Renovations Worth It?


This is a common question we get from our customers looking to renovate their condo, Are Condo Renovations Worth it? 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 …

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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Your basement has the potential to be transformed into a cozy space for you and your family members to use. This guide includes steps to finish the basement and will provide you with the details and discuss concerns you may have, to help you tackle your new project: basement finishing. Converting your basement space will …

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?


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 …

Basement Renovations Cost -Smart Budgeting

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The basement in your home has the ability to be transformed into a revolutionary space for your family to use. There are a myriad of trendy options to choose from to convert your basement.

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, …