PLANNING TO FINISH YOUR BASEMENT? Real-World Basement Q&...
Published onJune 11th, 2021
On many days I get home improvement questions by email from people around the world, and I do my best to answer as...Continue Reading
Epoxy Floor Coating Boosts Useful Basement Living Space
Updated on May 29th, 2021
Sometimes a good coat of finish can make a world of difference, and concrete basement floors are a case in point If...Continue Reading
Q&A of the Week: “What’s the Best Way t...
Updated on October 24th, 2020
Q: What’s the best way to level a concrete basement floor in my 1931 house The space is dry and in good shape, and...Continue Reading
BASEMENT BATHROOM: Install a Shower & Toilet Withou...
Updated on July 18th, 2020
UPDATED 17Jul2020 + video below: How do you install a bathroom where drain pipes don’t exist How do you install a...Continue Reading
Q&A: How Can I Fix the Cracked Parging on My Founda...
Updated on May 2nd, 2020
Q: What's the best way to fix the cracked parging on my house foundation I live in a 13-year-old brick bungalow, with...Continue Reading
FINISHING A BASEMENT REC ROOM: Avoid these 5 Deadly Mistakes
Updated on November 11th, 2020
Are you thinking of finishing your basement That's a great home improvement goal, but you need to be more careful...Continue Reading
BASEMENT INSULATION 101: The Real Way to Prevent Musty B...
Updated on June 22nd, 2019
UPDATED 21Jun2019: With warmer weather setting in, it's the time of year when basements everywhere start smelling musty...Continue Reading
BASEMENT HEATING Q&A: “Should I Move Heating ...
Published onSeptember 21st, 2018
A Reader Asks Q: How should I arrange the heating ducts as I convert an unfinished basement space into a couple...Continue Reading
How can I stop condensation from developing on the ceili...
Updated on January 17th, 2016
How can I stop condensation from developing on the ceiling of my basement cold room during winter There’s a vent on...Continue Reading