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How to Finish a Basement

With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find out more about insulating basement walls and framing basement walls here.

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How to Soundproof a Basement Ceiling

Have plans to finish your basement? Noise through the ceiling is a common complaint. Avoid trouble and learn how to...

6 Best Poker Tables to Create a Casino in Your Own Home

We're sharing the best poker tables to help you go all in on your next game night, with expert insight...

6 Best Pinball Machines to Take Your Game Room Up a Notch

Looking to add the best pinball machine to your game room? Create your own personal arcade with these top-rated options.

8 Best Dart Boards For Every Game Room

We've hit the bulls-eye on the best dart board for your game room, man cave or college dorm.

Top-Rated Foosball Table Brands for Your Home Game Room

We found the best foosball table for people looking to compete or those just looking to spruce up their man...

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Homeowner’s Guide to Sump Pump Battery Backups

A sump pump installation should include a backup system for breakdowns and power outages. Learn the pros and cons of...

6 Best Sump Pumps to Flood-Proof Your Basement

Safeguard your basement against flooding—and its evil cousins, mildew and mold growth—with one of the best sump pumps

Airthings Wave: Best Radon Detectors for Your Home According to Professionals

Put your health first and keep tabs on your home's radon levels!

This Water Sensor Alarm Prevents Flooded Basements (and It’s on Sale)

If you're already investing in your basement with air purifiers and dehumidifiers, don't sleep on the Basement Watchdog...

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What To Know About Basement Cleaning

A dirty basement means a dirty house. Clean your basement regularly to keep your home free from grunge, grime and...

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Spiders in Your Basement? Here’s How to Get Rid of Them and Keep Them Out

Spiders and basements; with one comes the other. If spiders in your basement are too close for comfort, keep them...

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Five Creative Uses for the Space Under Your Stairs

Got bonus space under a staircase? Put it to use with these ideas.

How To Clean Concrete Floors in the Basement

Has your concrete basement floor seen better days? It might simply need cleaning. Here's how to clean a concrete floor...

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What To Do Before, During and After a Flood

These tips can help keep you and your family safe and ensure a smooth recovery.

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12 Simple Finished Basement Design Ideas

Transform your basement into a cozy getaway with these easy and affordable finished basement ideas.

12 Basement Furniture Ideas for Sprucing Up Your Downstairs Space

In need of basement makeover inspiration? We’ve got 12 basement furniture ideas for revamping any style space.

The 10 Best Air Purifiers for a Basement to Remove Dust, Allergens and Odors

You and your family can breathe easier with the best air purifier for a basement. Filter smoke, pet dander and...

The 5 Best Basement Sealers to Waterproof Your Space

A basement sealer helps prevent moisture issues and makes your floor much easier to keep clean and dust-free.

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How to Install an Egress Window

Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.

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5 DIY Window Well Covers

Window well covers keep out rain and pests while preventing people from falling in. Follow these instructions for five easy-to-make...

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10 Ideas for Stylish Basement Stairs

Transform dark and dreary basement stairs into a beautiful and useful feature in your home with these basement stair ideas.

The 10 Best Pool Tables for Your Home Game Room

Cue up some family-friendly competition with the best pool tables on the market.

The 6 Best Basement Odor Eliminators

Don't just accept those weird smells lurking underground! Find the best basement odor eliminator to make everything smell as fresh...

The 11 Best Dehumidifiers for Basements to Get Ahead of Moisture Issues

Prevent moisture damage and keep mildew growth under control with the best dehumidifiers for basements.

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Freshen Up Your Basement and Floors—Shop Steam Cleaners As Low as $55

Harness the power of pressurized steam to clean your whole house for less by shopping these steam cleaner sales.

11 Bar Cart Deals for the Perfect Basement Bar

Whether you're looking to install a recreation room in your newly finished basement or are seeking ways to jazz up...

10 Finished Basement Ideas: How to Design and Furnish Your Space Like a Pro

Looking to revamp your downstairs space? Here are 10 ways to make your finished basement a well-designed and functional...

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How to Build Faux Basement Windows That Provide Real Light

This project uses a slim LED light panel mounted in a simple frame to give you light and the illusion...

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8 Basement Ceiling Ideas

Transform an unfinished basement with these beautiful (and affordable!) basement ceiling ideas.

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8 Ways To Add More Natural Light In Your Basement

Does your gloomy basement have you feeling down in the dumps? Here are some ways to cheer things up with...