Basements (and attics) can be very unsightly and often neglected spaces. Some key changes are needed
to conceal the "ugly" exposed pipes, disorderly storage arrangements and house utilities. Are you
ready to transform these spaces into functional and workable areas where family and friends can enjoy some
extra "breathing" room?
A finished basement within the height clearance determined by code presents
a challenging task and risky venture suited to professionals.
Avoid the common pit-falls do-it-yourselfers make when finishing a basement.
"From the onset we are going to discuss what are
your best options before we start your basement renovation project for you. Get expert advice on
re-positioning walls, bars, entertainment rooms, office space, exercise areas, bathrooms, lighting and storage
Protecting walls: That is, correcting any dampness problems and seal the
floor and walls. A thorough inspection of your exterior house foundation looking for
potential sources of leaks should be a done first.
There are many ways to achieve this: The entire area can be left open, or it can be sub-divided into smaller rooms.
It could be elegantly finished or be given a rustic design. The only limits are the boundaries of your
We need to moisture proof your walls. That is to correct any dampness problems and seal the floor and walls
carefully. A thorough inspection of your exterior house foundation looking for potential sources of leaks must be
the first step.
- Install sub floor Choosing the wrong flooring material has dire
consequences in a basement. Wood is a bad choice because it is prone to mold and mildew.
That's why wood sleepers, plywood sub flooring, and wood finished flooring should always be
- Framing a wall and ceiling. If keeping the basement warm is important to
you, then building the perimeter walls using 2”x4” studs and adding insulation is needed.
Install insulation and vapor barrier
- Rough in electrical, plumbing and wiring Lighting. If you have a sunlit
basement", providing light for part of the area will be much easier. In areas without windows,
lighting is a dire necessity we can't compromise. Choosing energy-efficient fixtures and light
bulbs will help to protect the environment and save you money.
Here are some examples of past finished projects:
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Watch this promotional video that may explain what types of options you have in order to
solve an existing moisture problem.
A common occurrence associated with a basement sump pumps is the water filtration coming up through
the porous cement floor. Carpet, laminate, wood or vinyl flooring are wrong or poor choices. These floor materials
create additional problems for you and your family. from mildew to warping, lifting and smelly floors. Therefore,
install tile into your basement
floor. Ceramic or porcelain tile are virtually the only good choice if you want to avoid
facing such problems and the extra expense associated to fix them.
Turn your basement ideas into reality and entrust the basement finishing
project to us!
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