Basements can be a functional living area and a worthwhile investment in your home. To remodel your cellar, decide on a purpose for the space, prevent flooding, and insulate the walls.

  • How to Install Basement Drainage Channels

    Adam Mandelbaum  Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on January 7, 2013

    Unwanted moisture and flooding are real concerns for those with basements. There are countless tips and tricks to deal with the inevitability of water getting into the basement, but many of these methods don't provide a long-lasting solution to the problem. One of the best (and...

  • Installing a Sump Pump

    Adam Mandelbaum  Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on January 7, 2013

    If a flooding basement is a constant problem for you, then you might want to install a sump pump. Unlike other options for controlling water damage, a sump pump will remove water from your basement rather than temporarily holding it back. The following will explain how to go...

  • How to Remodel Your Basement

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on January 7, 2013

    While many basements solely serve as a dark, dank space reserved for storage and laundry, they have potential for many other purposes. With a little work, you can remodel your basement into a functional living space and make a worthwhile investment in your home. Find a Purpose...

  • How to Repair and Replace a Sump Pump

    Adam Mandelbaum  Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on January 7, 2013

    For anyone with a basement, a sump pump is a vital part of your home. It keeps your basement dry and saves you from flood damage-- - until it stops working. When your sump pump stops functioning, you'll need to repair or replace it. Diagnosing the Problem Before you do...

  • How to Prevent Basement Flooding

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on August 6, 2014

    When storms roll in and the rain puddles up outside your house, it can sometimes trickle into your basement causing water damage, mold and mildew in your home. Or maybe one of your pipes sprung a leak while on vacation (or in your brand new house you just moved into) and now...

  • Ways to Insulate Your Basement

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on November 11, 2014

    A basement can be a bonus when you're house hunting. There are numerous possibilities for the extra space that can include storage space, office space and living space. But, basements are usually cold, dark and sometimes dank spaces . Keep reading for tips on the best ways to...

  • Best Options for Basement Flooring

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on December 1, 2014

    If you're only using your basement as extra storage space or a laundry room, you're missing out on potential living space in your home. Many basements are the same size as your living space, so if it's remodeled into a finished space you could nearly double your home's usable...

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