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Basement Update: Pouring the Concrete Slab was Pretty Easy!

I admit, this was one of the tasks I’ve been most excited about … and afraid of.  I could, of course, have asked the plumbers to repair the slab they tore up when their work was done but I’ve never worked with concrete before and wanted the chance to try my hand.   675 more words


Basement TV area before and after

This reveal has been a loooooong time coming. The seventh post I ever wrote for this blog was “Basement reno begins” –that was more than five years ago. 598 more words


Basement Leak? Install A French Drain

The house I previously lived in was a split level. Half of the downstairs was a two car garage and the other half was an unfinished basement. 676 more words


5 Startling Wall Ideas For Your Basement

Your basement can become anything you want it to be. Yet, it takes time and effort to make your desired wall for your basement. Decorating your interior wall is one of the elements that adds beauty to a home. 497 more words

Home Improvement

Waterproofing Fieldstone Foundations

How do you stop water from coming through a dry laid granite fieldstone foundation – – without excavating the exterior fill (and plantings, and pavings) to the depth of the footings? 88 more words


Basement Progress: The Huge Hole to get at the Under-Slab Plumbing

Two weeks ago I took the most dramatic step yet in bringing the basement plans to fruition.  A crew of plumbers showed up at 8 in the morning with jack hammers and tore up a big patch of concrete slab in the basement.   297 more words


Basement Bargain - Get 75% Off Apple iPhone 5 Unlocked GSM Smartphone - 16GB White/Silver

Only $99.97! Make calls, send texts, and stay connected with everything in your life with this Apple iPhone 5 Unlocked GSM Smartphone. This attractive white and silver unlocked smartphone comes with the exceptional features that you would expect from an Apple iPhone. 8 more words