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How to finish a basement – Step by step guide

When you dive into basement renovation and decide to finish your basement it can seem overwhelming and daunting. In this article, we will break down the 9 steps needed to answer your question “how do I finish my basement?” and turn your unfinished basement into a beautiful new space. Basement finishing can be completed as…

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Soundproofing a Basement Ceiling

If you are considering soundproofing your basement ceiling you are going to want to factor in a few things. Firstly, consider why it is that you should soundproof your basement ceiling. Well, the soundproofing of your basement ceiling is the most effective way to reduce loud noise transfer from your basement to the rooms above…

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Best Basement Flooring Options 2020

One of the most essential aspects of basement renovation is the flooring. Choosing the type of basement floors depends on how you utilize your basement, how much moisture it’s exposed to, your budget, and your property’s age. There are many factors to consider when you want to buy flooring for your basement. And we have…

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Basement for Rent: Preparation for Rental

Basements are truly the underdogs of real estate. Unlike how they portray the lower ground in horror movies, basements make comfortable living spaces. It may be tough at the start to put your basement for rent. But, with a little ground work, you will be attracting the right kind of tenants in no time. How…

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How to Spot a Wet Basement

A wet basement is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. What seems to be a simple moisture issue, if not immediately addressed, can easily turn into a big problem that costs you a lot of time, money, and effort. Nobody thinks twice about their basement waterproofing until something bad happens. And sure, every basement should be properly…

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Basement Renovations: All You Need to Know

Basements are one of the most highly valued rooms in homes because they are so versatile in use. The average homeowner is choosing to invest in their basement to transform it into a space that best suits their family’s or future tenant’s needs. Basements, once traditionally used as storage spaces, have become entertainment rooms or…

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Convert Your Basement into a Basement Apartment

If you have been thinking about transforming your basement into a functional space that not only makes the most out of it but also brings you some additional income into your household, then a basement apartment may just be the right fit for you.

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Ontario Homeowners Can Now Qualify for Energy-Efficient Rebates

In case you needed a good reason to renovate your basement, well, now you have it! Enbridge Gas is offering rebates on energy-efficient upgrades, where you can receive cash back on your renovation project. This Home Energy Rebate (HER) incentive is a win-win situation. Here’s how.

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Should I Finish My Basement?

An unfinished basement is often wasted space that you avoid going in. However, having a finished basement in your home can provide many benefits that you may not even consider. Imagine having a finished basement and being able to go down there and work out in your personal at-home gym. Or better yet, create the…

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Is Your Renovation Contractor Covered by WSIB?

If you are planning on hiring a basement contractor for your basement renovation project, you need to obtain a WSIB Clearance Certificate from them. Many homeowners are unaware of WSIB and what it stands for, but there are many advantages to working with a WSIB-covered contractor. What Is WSIB? The Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB)…

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