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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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4 Tips For Roofing Your Own Garage
3 October 2019

Roofing an entire home is a pretty large job that

Tips For Planting A Tree Near A Sewer Line
11 July 2019

Do you want to plant a tree in your backyard? If s

Respiratory Issues At Home? How To Battle 3 Common Causes
30 May 2019

If you or your family are prone to respiratory pro

How To Get Ready For Your New Replacement Windows
23 April 2019

The process of getting replacement windows might t

4 Tips For Roofing Your Own Garage

Roofing an entire home is a pretty large job that most homeowners are not equipped to tackle on their own. However, if you just have a garage or shed that needs a roof, you may be able to roof the building yourself provided you have the required strength, some know-how, and the right tools. Here are a few tips to help ensure your garage roof is installed properly. Strip off the old shingles. Read More 

Looking To Waterproof Your Basement? What Factors A Contractor Looks At When Deciding To Do Internal Or External Waterproofing

If you notice that water is leaking into your basement, you may be looking into basement waterproofing services. These services can waterproof your basement to help keep water out. One of the biggest decisions that need to be made before waterproofing can start is where exactly the waterproofing will take place. Most waterproofing is done either on the exterior of your basement or the interior. Here are a few of the factors that a basement waterproofing contractor will look at when deciding whether to recommend internal or external basement waterproofing. Read More 

Tips For Planting A Tree Near A Sewer Line

Do you want to plant a tree in your backyard? If so, you may not be aware of the potential damage that a tree can do to a home's sewer line. The tree's roots will seek out water wherever they can, and one place they will go to is an underground sewer pipe. Over time, the roots can eventually penetrate the pipe and lead to backups, clogs, leaks, and expensive repairs. Read More 

Respiratory Issues At Home? How To Battle 3 Common Causes

If you or your family are prone to respiratory problems, you know how important it is to create a healthy environment around you. But while many people with asthma or other breathing issues often pay careful attention to what's in the air when they travel, play, and work, they may not be aware of what's going on inside their own home. To improve your health, what should you learn about and improve right where you live? Read More 

How To Get Ready For Your New Replacement Windows

The process of getting replacement windows might take a matter of weeks to complete since your new windows have to be ordered. Once the installation actually begins, the work goes pretty fast. Here's an overview of getting new replacement windows and what you might expect. Get The Estimate And Permit You'll want an in-person estimate for the cost of the window installation that includes the cost of materials and labor. At the same time, the window company can measure the windows to determine the right sizes you need so they can be ordered. Read More