How to Design a Finished Basement

Posted by John on January 19th, 2018

In this blog post, you’ll learn how to design a finished basement prior to a remodel and how to use Home Designer software to help you come up with a great design. Whether you’re planning to remodel your basement yourself or to hire a contractor to do it for you, you’re going to need a design […]

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How to Install a Basement Egress Door

Posted by John on May 30th, 2017

A few weeks ago, our home received a major upgrade.  We had an egress door installed in our basement wall.  Now we have direct access from our basement to the backyard.  In this post, I’m going to share with your some of the details of this project so you’ll know how to install a basement […]

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How to Replace a Broken Sump Pump

Posted by John on December 3rd, 2012

Hey everybody!  Sorry if I’ve been AWOL lately.  Work has been pretty crazy and I’ve been unable to read or comment on my regular blog reads.  I’m hoping to set aside some time in the next day or two to get caught up.  In the meantime, I’ve also been busy with annoying, but necessary repairs […]

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To Egress or Not to Egress

Posted by John on July 31st, 2011

So we (mostly me) have been thinking about adding an egress to the basement. We had the option of incorporating a basement egress when we spec’d the house out, but we declined it since the cost was significant and we had other priorities. Why add an egress at all? Adding an egress will allow us […]

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