A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
Insulate Basement Rim Joists
Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.
How to Install a Terraced Window Well in Your Basement
How to build a series of low walls around your basement windows to let in more light.
How to Fix a Cracked Basement Wall
A long, horizontal crack in a basement block wall may indicate a dangerously weakened wall.