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How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
The Best (and Worst) Projects for Your Home’s Resale Value
Are you looking for a specific renovation project that will improve the resale value of your home? Your return on...
Move Out of the Basement and to These Places
Whether it's due to housing affordability, student loan debt or failure to launch syndrome, millennials (those born between 1980 and...
10 Best Basement Paint Colors
Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.
Pro Tips for Basement Finishing
These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...
Working With Metal-Clad (MC) Cable
MC cable is easier to work with than rigid conduit and offers protection from fire, vibration, gnawing pests and physical...
11 Best Basement Organization Ideas
Whether you use your lower level for storage only or also as a living space, here are 11 ideas for...
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 Plumb a Basement Bathroom
Roughing-in the plumbing for a basement bathroom is a big job, but the savings are huge.
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement
Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept. Why were they necessary in the first place?
The Experts’ Guide to Preventing Mold In Basements
Basement mold is a common problem that can cost thousands to remove. Avoid getting mold in the first place with...
Best Types of Flooring for Your Basement
Looking to install flooring in your basement? Choose one of these five basement-friendly flooring options and enjoy good looks and...
10 Tips for Dealing With Water Damage, Mold and Mildew
We'll walk you through how to prevent mold after water damage.
12 Amazing Hardware Storage Containers for Your Workshop
Getting organized in the new year is a goal for many, but it can be overwhelming if you don't know...
12 Best-Looking Refurbished Bookshelves
You found an old bookshelf at a garage sale, in your basement or on craiglist, but it needs a little...
Why Old Homes Have a Tiny Iron Door Leading to the Basement
Today it serves merely as decoration, but long ago this door leading to the basement served an important purpose.
Everything to Know About Ductless Mini Splits
Whether you’re finishing a basement area, adding new space or just upgrading your home’s HVAC system, you owe it to...
Remodel a Basement or Add a Second Story? The Pros and Cons of Each Project
What are the pros and cons of finishing a basement or adding a second story?