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A fact-filled, 240-page manual that covers every aspect of designing and planning a basement conversion/remodeling project. With more than 600 color photographs, this book goes into thorough detail on crucial subjects like moisture and climate control, egress, ventilation, lighting, and many other issues. It deals comprehensively with adapting home mechanical systems to basement conditions. The many featured projects include finishing a bathroom stub-out, installing an all-new basement bathroom, insulating, repairing foundation walls, installing sump pumps, dehumidification strategies, as well as many other projects designed for livability. A special focus new to this edition presents information and projects for aging in place, including home elevators and chair lifts, monitoring and communication systems, and creating an accessible basement apartment. You will also find projects that show how to upgrade with luxury amenities, including a fireplace, sauna, home spa, exercise room, basement club/lounge and more.

Synopsis:

An updated second edition of the most comprehensive guidebook for DIYers that provides the inspiration and information you’ll need to conduct every phase of your basement remodeling project.

Synopsis:

 
With a soft real estate market making it more challenging to relocate when the need for more spaces arises, smart homeowners are looking below for ways to expand their space without exapanding or moving. Whether your basement is brand new and simply waiting to be finished or dark, dank, and underused, your house is sitting on top of an important resource. This updated second edition of The Complete Guide to Finishing Basements covers every aspect of designing and planning a basement conversion/remodeling project and then doing the work yourself. The many featured projects include finishing a bathroom stub-out, installing an all-new basement bathroom, insulating, repairing foundation walls, installing sump pumps, dehumidification strategies, as well as many other projects designed for livability. A special focus new to this edition presents information and projects for adding living space designed for the needs of aging in place.

 

About the Author

The editors of Creative Publishing international (Minneapolis, MN) have created more than 30 best-selling classics on home repair and remodeling.

Table of Contents

Introduction 

REMODELING BASICS   

Evaluating & Planning         

Basement Possibilities         

Evaluating Your Basement 

Remodeling Codes & Practices       

Planning Your Project         

IMPROVING BASEMENT ENVIRONMENTS         

Controlling Moisture

Controlling Pests      

Insulating Basements          

Improving Heating & Cooling         

Upgrading Ventilation         

Adding Electrical Circuits    

BASEMENT STAIRS       

Stairways      

Renovating Stairs     

Stairlifts         

FLOORS 

Preparing Basement Floors

Creating Decorative Concrete Finishes      

Installing Radiant Floors     

Laying Tile Floors     

Installing Laminate Plank Floors    

Laying Resilient Tile Floors 

Installing Rubber Roll Floors          

WALLS & CEILINGS        

Wall & Ceiling Options         

Framing Furred-Out Walls  

Building Partition Walls      

Framing Walls with Steel Studs      

Framing Soffits         

Installing Drywall     

Finishing Drywall     

Installing a Suspended Ceiling       

Installing an Acoustic Tile Ceiling   

WINDOWS, DOORS & TRIM      

Installing an Egress Window          

Replacing Basement Windows       

Trimming Basement Windows       

Installing Prehung Interior Doors  

Installing Pocket Doors        

Installing Bifold Doors         

Installing Walkout Patio Doors       

Installing Molding    

BASEMENT ROOMS 

Basement Room Projects     

An Efficiency Apartment     

            Bedroom       

            Bathroom      

            Kitchen          

Family Room 

Home Theater          

Laundry Center        

Wine Cellar   

Home Office  

Conversion Charts   

Resources & Photo Credits  

Index     

Product Details

ISBN:
9781591865889
Author:
Cool Springs Press
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Author:
Editors of Creative Publishing
Author:
Editors of Cool Springs Press
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Subject:
Remodeling
Subject:
Conversion
Subject:
cellar
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Black and Decker Complete Guide
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
400 color photos and 10 diagrams
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.81 x 8.25 in

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With a soft real estate market making it more challenging to relocate when the need for more spaces arises, smart homeowners are looking below for ways to expand their space without exapanding or moving. Whether your basement is brand new and simply waiting to be finished or dark, dank, and underused, your house is sitting on top of an important resource. This updated second edition of The Complete Guide to Finishing Basements covers every aspect of designing and planning a basement conversion/remodeling project and then doing the work yourself. The many featured projects include finishing a bathroom stub-out, installing an all-new basement bathroom, insulating, repairing foundation walls, installing sump pumps, dehumidification strategies, as well as many other projects designed for livability. A special focus new to this edition presents information and projects for adding living space designed for the needs of aging in place.

 

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