Basement Finishing – Design Articles and Ideas

If you are considering finishing the lower level of your home, adding egress windows and doors for additional entry points and natural light, or seeking home maintenance tips, be sure to search our archive of articles for design ideas and how-to’s. You’ll find suggestions for whole-house appliance maintenance as well as basement layout and design concepts which can be incorporated into your basement remodeling project plan.


The 15 Smartest and Smallest DIYs You Can Do for Your Home

22 May 2017, 11:46 pm | Egress Windows & Doors

We’ve put together a list of DIYs you can take on to boost your home's potential and your quality of life, including window well covers to keep out the downpour and reduce the risk of leaks in your basement.

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11 Doable Ways to DIY a Basement Ceiling

21 Apr 2017, 2:28 am | Basement Finishing Ideas

Choosing your basement ceiling can be tricky! Here, 11 out-of-the-box basement ceiling ideas to consider in your remodel.

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All You Need to Know About Terrazzo Floors

21 Apr 2017, 10:00 am | Basement Floors

If you’re in the market for durable, low-maintenance flooring in a basement, on a patio, or anywhere else you have a concrete substrate, take a closer look at terrazzo floors.

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How to Remove Black Mold

2 Mar 2017, 8:00 am | Mold Remediation

With a few natural ingredients, you can eliminate the harmful substance without the help of a professional.

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How to Pour Concrete

1 Mar 2017, 9:30 am | Exterior Basement Walls

Pouring concrete yourself may save you money and build your skills, but without proper equipment and attention to detail, the results can look far from professional.

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14 Tips for a Cozy Basement Bedroom

17 Feb 2017, 11:56 am | Basement Finishing Ideas

Visit 14 inviting basement bedrooms for clues as to what these homeowners did right, and how you can create a similar look.

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Prevent Basement Window Leaks

16 Feb 2017, 10:19 pm | Egress Windows & Doors

Basement windows are great for letting in natural light, but what if they also let in water? Here's how you can solve the problem.

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10 Decisions Homeowners Never Regret

13 Feb 2017, 10:19 pm | Basement Finishing Ideas

Here are a few foolproof ways to get the best home-improvement bang for your hard-earned buck without suffering a case of buyer's remorse.

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13 Renovation Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

6 Feb 2017, 6:00 pm | Basement Finishing Ideas

Whether you’re taking the DIY route or calling in a skilled specialist, here are few lessons to take to heart before leaping into a home renovation.

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How to Create the Perfect Bonus Room

17 Jan 2017, 9:45 pm | Basement Finishing Ideas

Even if it's currently cold concrete and crammed with boxes of off-season duds, the lowest floor of your home probably has loads of potential.

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