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Turning a Basement into a GameroomTurning a Basement into a Gameroom

When it comes to transforming your basement into a gameroom, the possibilities are truly endless.  After enlisting the help of a basement finishing contractor, the fun begins.  Do you want a theme room, like your favorite sport, a casino lounge, or pub decor?  To be wise, it is best to ... [read more]

Remodeling your basement to a games roomRemodeling your basement to a games room

As any realtor will tell you, one of the first questions prospective buyers ask about an existing home property is, "does it have a basement?" For most homeowners, there is nothing more appealing than the idea of having a customized basement gaming room. It's important to be aware, however, that renovating ... [read more]

Renovating with children in mindRenovating with children in mind

Renovating a room allows you to redesign the space to manage your needs. If you are renovating a child's room, you need to pay special attention to the materials you are using. Children are more sensitive to environmental hazards than adults because children eat more food, breathe more and drink ... [read more]

Affordable Decorating: Ideas for Your Basement to Your BedroomAffordable Decorating: Ideas for Your Basement to Your Bedroom

Everyone’s feeling the strain in these stressful economic times, especially homeowners looking to do some affordable decorating or any home renovations. When your budget is tight, decorating may be the last thing on your mind. But there are ways to remodel and redesign areas of your home while not wasting ... [read more]

Basement Design IdeasBasement Design Ideas

Designing any room can be tough, but a basement can be especially uninspiring for design ideas. Bad lighting, a cold atmosphere and mechanical eyesores popping out everywhere don’t give homeowners much to work with when they’re coming up with remodeling designs. Use these basement design ideas to guide you as ... [read more]

Over Half of Homeowners Plan Remodel Projects in 2009Over Half of Homeowners Plan Remodel Projects in 2009

According to a recent poll conducted by Consumer Reports , over the next 12 months, 54 percent of homeowners are planning a remodeling project. Although 65% report planning to to do at least some of the work themselves, there is still good news for the remodeling industry as a whole, especially during tough ... [read more]

HGTV Sunhouse Window WellHGTV Sunhouse Window Well

HGTV show. This video talks about bringing in natural light into your basement with Basement Systems Window Well. ... [watch video]

Basement Wall System ComparisonBasement Wall System Comparison

Find out how different basement finishing materials stand up to water and moisture! Basements are naturally damp environments and with unpredictable floods or leaks, protecting your investment should be part of your consideration when purchasing a basement finishing system. Look for quality material made specifically to withstand water and moisture ... [watch video]

Basement Layout: What goes whereBasement Layout: What goes where

How do you arrange a room that takes up an entire floor, has poor lighting, and is usually cold and dreary? Where do you even start? There are many ways to approach your basement layout, but you should focus on a layout that adds convenience, organization and function to your ... [read more]

Home Improvements that Pay OffHome Improvements that Pay Off

In times of economic uncertainty it is only natural that we try to save money. We cancel expensive vacation trips, cut on leisure, postpone the purchase of that brand new car, and put off major expenditures such as home remodeling and repairs. The idea is to stretch our hard earned ... [read more]

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