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When it comes to expanding your home living space, one of the most effective ways to do it is to finish the basement. You can turn a full basement into an entire floor of extra living space. You may even be able to create bedrooms, install a kitchen, and add a bathroom. I created this site to share my experiences with basement renovations and construction. My hope is that sharing what I have learned will help others to see that it's easier than you think to finish the basement and create the space you have always envisioned in your home.

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The Benefits Of Building Your Home Into The Ground
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Why You Really Want To Have Your Broken Window Fixed
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Simple Guide To Maintaining Your New Vinyl Windows

When it comes time to put money into your home, you may be overwhelmed by the different options. Building on an addition, improving your landscaping, or updating flooring are smart tasks, but installing new energy-efficient windows is a worthwhile investment that will stand the test of time. While shocking for most people to learn, replacing single-pane windows with new Energy Star windows provide a layer of insulation that can save you up to $465 a year in energy costs. Read More 

5 Ways To Take Excellent Care Of Your Garage Door This Winter

Garage doors are an incredibly important yet often overlooked part of the home. Too many homeowners take a "wait and see" approach to their garage doors, ignoring signs that they need maintenance until there is a major problem. This is an especially unwise approach in the winter, when a broken garage door could lead to letting snow and cold air into your garage. A better idea is to implement these five garage door tips into your winter home maintenance plan: Read More 

Staying Grounded When It Comes To Overhead Crane Safety

Electrocution is one of the most common causes of workplace death for overhead crane operators. According to a recent study from the Center to Protect Workers' Rights (CPWR), half of all electrocutions occurred when a crane boom or cable was brought into contact with an overhead power line. Safety is paramount when it comes to operating overhead cranes and other lifting equipment, and the importance of keeping this equipment grounded can't be overstated. Read More 

5 Eco-Friendly Insulation Products

If it's time to redo the insulation that helps keep your home cool in summer and warm in winter, you may be wondering if there are green options among insulation materials. Fortunately, a variety of eco-friendly insulation exists. Following are five types of green insulation for your consideration -- you're sure to find one that works for your specific situation.  Hempcrete Hemp is a crop that grows quickly and requires very little maintenance during cultivation. Read More 

5 Common Myths About Home Fire Sprinklers Debunked

Automatic sprinkler systems have been a standard safety requirement for many commercial buildings for decades, but expanding the equipment to the residential market has been a very slow process. Most homeowners aren't aware of the facts about these life-saving sprinklers and instead make their decisions based on widespread myths. Learn to separate the truth from the myths when it comes to home fire sprinkler systems. Home Sprinklers are Expensive It's true, installing sprinklers in your home will cost more than simply not adding any fire safety equipment at all. Read More