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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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Getting A Puppy? Here's How To Get Your Yard Ready For Optimal Safety And Minimal Damage
21 November 2017

Worried about your new puppy staying safe and happ

How To Improve Your HVAC Airflow
20 October 2017

Most HVAC repairs need to be done by licensed prof

Sealcoating On A Roof? Three Instances Where This Is Practical
19 September 2017

Sealcoating is generally used on roads and drivewa

Creative Ways To Spice Up Your Landscape
22 August 2017

Keeping your yard and lawn looking fresh and well

Important Tips For Eco-Friendly, Safe Cleaning Of Your Shingled Roof
2 July 2017

Given that water often pools on a roof, it's not s

Getting A Puppy? Here’s How To Get Your Yard Ready For Optimal Safety And Minimal Damage

Worried about your new puppy staying safe and happy while spending time in your yard? Here are a few things you can do to optimize safety and comfort while minimizing damage to your dog's play yard: Fence a Play Area Even if your entire property is fenced, it's a good idea to fence off a designated play yard for your new puppy, so he has somewhere to run and play without sacrificing your gardens or carefully designed landscape features. Read More 

How To Improve Your HVAC Airflow

Most HVAC repairs need to be done by licensed professionals. Certain components are delicate and involve complicated gas and electrical systems, so you don't want to mess with them on your own. But, there are quite a few simple things that you can do yourself, even if you have no experience working on HVAC systems. This article focuses on a two simple ways to make your heat and AC airflow more powerful. Read More 

Sealcoating On A Roof? Three Instances Where This Is Practical

Sealcoating is generally used on roads and driveways. It is meant to protect and seal asphalt against the elements and against constant vehicle traffic. However, it can be used on roofs. Here are three instances where this would be quite practical. You Have Wooden Shingles Wooden shingles have to be sealed against pest invasion. It is too easy for insects like bees and locusts to get under the shingles and do some damage. Read More 

Creative Ways To Spice Up Your Landscape

Keeping your yard and lawn looking fresh and well maintained can be a very difficult task. It can require a great deal work but also imagination. Sometimes the regular old green lawn starts to look a little bit plain and mundane. So, there are a few different ways that you can break up the mundane and create an extraordinary landscape. Do not be afraid to experiment a little bit with your lawn, as you can always go back, level it out, and plant grass. Read More 

Important Tips For Eco-Friendly, Safe Cleaning Of Your Shingled Roof

Given that water often pools on a roof, it's not surprising to discover that mold and algae are common squatters there. Of course, that is in addition to the dirt and waste that might appear on your roof due to severe weather or high winds, which is why you need to have your roof professionally cleaned on a regular basis. Therefore, it's best to ask about safer and environmentally responsible ways to clean your roof, so that you can be sure the professionals who will ultimately perform the work do so in an appropriate manner. Read More