Resource Center


Basement Remodeling Prep

Basement Remodeling Preparation

Basement remodeling is one of the most involved home remodels with a slew of possible obstacles. Eliminating moisture associated with a dank basement, creating sufficient sewage lines to remove waste water, major fixes for an aging foundation, upgrades to the electrical system, and a long list of new furnishings are just some of the biggest…

Read More
Basement full bath

Basement Bathrooms: Weighing Cost vs. Convenience

The beauty of a cellar is that it is a pre-existing space within the home. Most home additions involve new construction, which means that most money is spent on the practicalities: foundations, plumbing, electrical, siding, roofing, etc. Therefore, many homeowners look to finishing their basements since it’s already built-out into the original floor plan. However,…

Read More
Basement bathroom

Planning for a Basement Bathroom

If you have a large basement, the temptation to convert your extra space into a livable area can be overwhelming. In addition to making your home more enjoyable, a finished basement will increase the overall value of your home should you decide to sell.

Read More

Basement Water Seepage: 5 Causes and How to Fix Them

Have a basement leak? Before you jump into repairs, make sure to pinpoint the exact cause of the leak. Here are five common causes and solutions to help you tackle basement water seepage: Cause #1: Faulty landscaping Poorly graded landscaping results in standing water around the outside of your home — which eventually seeps into…

Read More
How to Get Rid of Sump Pump Odors

Sump Pump Odors – How to Detect & Eliminate Issues

Sump pumps are lifesavers. If you live in an area with a lot of moisture or a high water table, your basement is always at risk for flooding, but a quality sump pump redirects any incoming water away from your home’s foundation. However, like all technology, these machines sometimes run into difficulties. They work almost…

Read More
Who to call for water damage repairs

Repairing Water Damage – Who to Call

If you have water damage in your home, there’s a series of steps you need to follow to solve your problem. These include identifying the source of the damage, fixing that problem and then dealing with the water damage itself. Finding the Source of Your Water Damage Water damage is not always easy to figure…

Read More
White basement

Seasonal Basement Maintenance

While there are not many seasonal tasks for basements, there are a few things you want to keep an eye out for during the year. Seasonal basement maintenance is likely to make a difference in how your basement performs all year long. Whether your primary concern is reducing flooding during the rainy season or having…

Read More
Basement Condensation

How to Stop Condensation From Destroying Your Basement

If you are considering remodeling or finishing your basement, the first thing you needs to do is ensure that there are no problems with humidity or dampness. Basement dampness is a problem that is not uncommon to homeowners. Even if you aren’t finishing your basement, this is not a problem you should ignore, as it…

Read More
Basement Remodel Flooring

5 Basement Remodel Ideas That Add Value

The wide open space of most basements tends to intimidate homeowners who are considering a basement remodel. However, this large room can become your most valuable space-and you don’t even have to give up your storage area. Don’t think about this room as just one room. Think about erecting walls or building small rooms inside…

Read More
Custom wine cellar

Custom Wine Cellars Add Form to Function

Are you finding that your wine collection is accumulating? Is your wine rack getting full because it only holds a few bottles? A custom wine cellar might be your solution. I know what you’re thinking: Those are only for vineyards and mansions. Not anymore. Today, home wine cellars are becoming quite common for the everyday…

Read More
Compare quotes from up to 4 pros
Find Local Pros