Through the years I've seen shelves under basement stairs. Can anyone share details?
We have a 184 sq ft ceiling area in the basement, with sheetrock already on the walls. The floor joices(sp) show, along with the plumbing and duckwork. Also, there is... See more
I am finishing off the basement in an older home and have sewage pipes that are along about one third of an exterior wall. I would like to box them in, but they are ... See more
Half of it is enclosed with metal siding. It's not all the way closed off. I would love to transform the shed into a (weatherproof) craft room / she-shed and open hal... See more
From “keepsakes” to empty boxes; I don’t know where nor how to approach it... I have tools for a workshop area; we have an area for the washer and dryer— wher... See more
I want to make a "grandmother's suite" in my unfinished basement with a bath, kitchenette, bedroom and living/dining area. I have some ideas of low wall to separate k... See more
My basement walls were painted by previous owners and the paint is coming off, plus there are cracks here and there (supposedly not dangerous). Would paint alone do t... See more
My husband and I are going to be updating our basement this year. It is dated - has a pool table I'd like to remove, along with lots of dark paneling. What is a f... See more
We are very sensitive to chemicals, smells, etc. Which type floors will work best, that won't give us migraines, and still work well over concrete? Thanks!
I will be living in my daughters finished basement and would like to segregate the bed area without making permanent walls for that area. Bookcases are not ideal as m... See more
It needs to be easy, but strong and classy. Would like it big enough to support a mini fridge and have several storage areas for bottles and glasses. Any suggestions?
My husband and I want to decorate the Youth Ministry room at church. We are paying for it ourselves so I'm looking for decorating ideas that are reasonable. Any sugge... See more
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The downstairs family room is so dark and has a used brick fireplace, can it be painted? Help!
Help! How can I get organized to sort through and clear out a junk-filled basement so that I can set up living space and a crafts room. I am totally overwhelmed ab... See more
We will be remodeling our basement soon and I would love to know what to do to make it water tight.
We bought a house and the walls in the basement were stuccoed by what I would believe was a five year old. It is very thick and its not level. Its so "pointy I have a... See more
I purchased a home with an unfinished basement. It has framing/installation/some electrical and roughed in plumbing. So I spoke with an Licensed electrician about wir... See more
Where do you start when you are ready to finish the basement?
We are finishing our basement and I am having the electrician hardwire in wall sconces because we have wood beams in the ceiling. So the only nighttime light I will h... See more
My fresh cut flowers wilt after the first day how do I keep them firm? They are still pretty just wilt. I do have a picture of this years batchelor buttons yet but th... See more
We are going to start a basement renovation this summer, but if I'm going to do it I want it done RIGHT. So tell me... where do we begin because I am overwhelmed with... See more