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Tips to Prevent Your Basement from Getting Damp

Keeping your basement dry all year long is no easy task. Heavy rainfall or melting snow can be a big problem – it creates a lot of moisture and could damage your foundation or cause mould to grow. This could lead to thousands of dollars in damages and a lot of headaches. However, there are a few…

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7 Reasons to Build a Wine Cellar in Your Basement

When you think of a wine cellar, you’re probably thinking of a feature that belongs in a fancy restaurant or an impressive mansion. But more and more homeowners are adding this impressive addition to their home remodeling projects. It’s a great conversation piece, a fantastic reason to throw a dinner party and it’s never been more affordable….

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Should I Insulate my Basement?

Many people don’t put too much thought into their basement until they realize what potential it has to be that extra space their family needs to live more comfortably. And to keep things cozy, you’ll need to insulate your basement. Not only will everyone have toasty toes, but you’ll be saving big on your monthly energy bills…

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7 Undeniable Reasons You Should Build a Basement Gym

It’s important to take care of your health, but it isn’t always easy to make it to the gym. That’s why many homeowners choose to build a gym in their basement. A basement is the perfect space to work out. There is a lot of space, it’s easy to regulate the temperature and you can…

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10 Ways a Finished Basement Adds Value to Your Home

Your home is likely one of your most valuable assets. So when it’s time to sell, you want to make sure you’re doing everything possible to add value. One often-overlooked way to do this is by finishing your basement. A finished basement can add a significant amount of value to your home. Wondering how you…

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Benefits of Waterproofing your Basement

If you are like most homeowners, you probably don’t think about waterproofing your basement until there is a problem. And by then, it’s often too late. Water can damage your basement’s walls, floors, and foundation, costing you time and money to repair. But luckily, there are ways to prevent this damage from happening in the…

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Basement Underpinning 101

What is basement underpinning? Basement underpinning is a process that strengthens an existing foundation by reinforcing it. This can be done to make a basement more suitable for use by bringing it up to code, correcting any foundational issues that may be present, and to make sure that the foundation is strong enough to support additional weight.

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Best Basement Paint Colors

More and more homeowners are spending money on basement renovations. It’s a great way to boost resale value and increase your home’s livable space. Instead of a dark and dingy storage area, suddenly you have a cozy and comfortable place for your family to spend time together. One of the most important design decisions for…

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Small Finished Basement Ideas

A small basement doesn’t mean you have to be limited in how you use it. Most homeowners tend to use a small basement for storage, but this often neglected space in your home no longer has to be a place where old skis and exercise equipment go to be…

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