9781591865889
The Complete Guide To Finishing Basements
9781591865889

The Complete Guide To Finishing Basements

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.

Features

  • Inspirational ideas for your basement conversion or remodeling project
  • Projects include finishing a bathroom stub-out, installing an all-new basement bathroom, insulating, repairing foundation walls, installing sump pumps, dehumidification strategies, and more
  • Detail on crucial subjects like moisture and climate control, egress, ventilation, lighting, adapting home mechanical systems to basement conditions, and other issues
  • Includes information and projects for aging in place, including home elevators and chair lifts, monitoring and communication systems, and creating an accessible basement apartment

Applications

  • Remodeling or finishing your basement
  • Choosing the best design
  • Sourcing the best materials
  • Using the best tools

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  • (1) Book

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