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10 Radon Reduction System Questions

More than most projects, a radon mitigation system requires detailed planning. The planning process will also help you decide whether...


15 Things to Consider Before Starting a Basement Finishing Project

Turning an unfinished basement into livable space is a big project with even bigger rewards. The space is already there,...


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23 Tips on How to Get Moisture Out of the Basement

Add some value to your home with a finished basement! Check out these tips for making sure you start with...


Easy Solutions for Everyday Organization Problems

From the kitchen, to the bathroom, to the garage, to the basement, we have tips and tricks for storing stuff...



Home Repair: How to Flatten Basement Air Ducts to Gain Space

The easiest way to gain valuable headroom

How to Tile: Prepare Concrete for Tile

Turnaround tips for an old basement floor


Damp Basement: Finding Leaks and Water Sources

Musty odors indicate a moisture problem



Modify a Floor Drain to Prevent Flooding

This 15 minute fix can prevent an expensive mess


How to Seal Basement Water Traps With Oil

A layer of oil keeps your floor drain sealed


Permanent Fixes for Damp Basements

A sump pump may be the best solution to water problems


How to Cure a Wet Basement

4 Steps to fixing a leaky basement. The basic solution is often the best solution.


How to Reset a Circuit Breaker

You probably already know how to reset a circuit breaker, but what about your kids or baby-sitter? Use this tutorial...


How to Fix a Cracked Basement Wall

A long, horizontal crack in a basement block wall may indicate a dangerously weakened wall.

Installing Wood Flooring Over Concrete

Install a wood base, then the finish flooring.


Waterproofing Products Help Keep Basements Dry

A little inspection and finishing work will go a long way in keeping your basement dry.


Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop

In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means you can easily move them...


The 5 Best Concrete Paints That Seal the Deal

The best concrete paint will seal your basement floor, deck or garage against spills, leaks and wear-and-tear—and look darn good...