Post Tagged with: "basement"

Are Media Rooms Really Necessary?

Are Media Rooms Really Necessary?

We just read a study that said basement media rooms are on the decline. It seems that just a few years ago the media room was all the rage and every new home had to have a “man cave” or at least a room that was dedicated to gaming and/or […]

Help Your Low Basement Ceilings See The Light

Help Your Low Basement Ceilings See The Light

Basements are such marvelous rooms because they invite a range of mixed reactions. They can be creepy, functional, unfinished, transformed–really, the sky’s the limit when it comes to a basement (well, that and your budget!) If you’re considering a lower level remodeling project, or want to finish an unfinished space, […]

Know Your Options When Insulating a Basement

Know Your Options When Insulating a Basement

Why not take advantage of the available square footage in your basement and not just leave it as a storage room. By finishing out a basement or at least insulating it, you’ll be able to enjoy more of your home as well as save energy. One Project Closer went through […]

Keep Your Basement Floor Dry and Warm

Keep Your Basement Floor Dry and Warm

We’ve been following this house bloggers basement remodel and he’s found a great solution for his subfloor. I’m using a product called Delta-FL, which I picked up at Rona. It’s basically a big roll of dimpled plastic, which sits on top of the basement slab and acts as a vapour […]

Tiki Bar Basement

Tiki Bar Basement

We just checked out this Tiki bar basement remodel and we’re ready for our Mai Tai! These homeowners are committed to their design and we like that. It’s also just the basement so you can cut loose a bit.

Make Termites Skip Your Home

Make Termites Skip Your Home

Finding termites in your home can make you gasp. I’m sure that is how Mary over at Shelterrific felt after she found the little buggers underneath a damp section of her basement wall. According to Orkin, 95% of termite damage in North America is caused by the Subterranean Termite which […]

Quick Fixes for Basement Flooding

Quick Fixes for Basement Flooding

As winter snow gives way to spring rains, prepare for the influx of moisture and protect your home’s basement. Those with older homes may be especially prone to lower level flooding, as stone and clay foundations contribute to increased dampness.