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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Hammer
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Caulk gun
    • Cold chisel
    • Chalk line
    • Level
    • Drill bit set
    • Dustpan
    • Extension cord
    • Dust mask
    • Framing square
    • Hearing protection
    • Hammer drill
    • Straightedge
    • Safety glasses
    • Spade
    • Speed square
    • Shop vacuum
    • Tool belt

OTHER TOOLS - Finish trowel, Water sprayer, Masonry bits, Concrete saw (rental), Diamond saw blade (rental), Maul

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Egress window
    • 2x10x10ft. pressure treated lumber (1)
    • 2x4x10 ft. lumber (12)
    • Plastic moisture barrier
    • 3 in. deck screws
    • Exterior caulk
    • Masking tape
    • 6-mil. plastic
    • Tarp
    • 1-5/8 in. galvanized screws
    • Shims
    • Concrete mix
    • Insulation
    • 3/16 x 3-1/4 in. concrete screws

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