Basements can have a connotation of being dark and dreary. One primary focus when planning a basement remodel is to brighten the space. However, not all basements are fully underground. This type is known as a walkout basement. Some refer to this style as a "daylight basement" since there is the incorporation of a wall with doors and windows that allows for access to the backyard.
An inline injector pump allows you to have a sink in your basement. This comes in handy when looking to create a wet bar area in your next remodel or if you wanted a sink next to the laundry in the basement. Read more to find out about the practicability of having an inline injector pump in your basement.
Media rooms and home theaters
are highly desirable projects for families in their home. Often located in a basement, they can be built in almost any space. Key elements include television or projector, comfortable seating with optimum viewing, sound systems and noise control
, plus task and accent lighting.
Below are several photos of various media rooms
and home theaters
in basement projects produced by Design Build Planners Network Remodelers
. Continue reading
Basement Finishing Project in Somerset County New Jersey
The homeowner is a Senior Corporate Executive for a well-known sporting goods brand and travels extensively.
In fact, much of the communication about timeline and planning had to be posted to the homeowners Outlook Calendar because of his busy schedule. Mark of Excellence Remodeling’s clientele cut across a broad spectrum of the population and we are happy to communicate with the aid of technology to accelerate the process and enhance the experience for our customers.
What is a French Drain for a Basement
French drain is one of the most important steps in basement waterproofing
. To make a basement waterproofed a French drain
is one of the most commonly used and recommended method. This method prevents the drainage water from damaging the foundation of a building. This basement water proofing
method was introduced almost five decades back and due to its positive practical applications is one of the most widely used methods. Continue reading
Ashton Kutcher Basement Remodeling Project
Ashton Kutcher was born in a small town in Iowa. When Kutcher was in High School, he and his stepfather, Mark, built the home. Mark and his wife (Ashton's mother) still live in the home today. When Ashton comes back to visit, he stays in the basement. The basement area is very dark and it includes a bedroom with no windows, a storage area that is unfinished, a main living area with exercise equipment, and old memorabilia and recliners. Ashton and Mark wanted to renovate the space as a surprise for Ashton's mom, Diane. Kutcher is a Houzz
user and investor, and this was his main way to go about the project while living in Los Angeles. Continue reading
Basement Egress Windows
After constructing your family home and applying the finishing touches, you could suddenly discover that your basement is not complete. One thought is to install a basement egress window
together with a window well
. Egress windows
do a lot to a basement. They let more natural light into the dark space beneath the rest of the house. They also serve as very convenient routes of exit when there is a fire or other natural calamity in the home. Continue reading
A wet bar is an excellent add on to your house, especially if you enjoy entertaining guests frequently. Preferably, it should be installed in the area where you like to host your company. Wherever you decide to place it, make sure it matches the overall style and design
of the space. Continue reading
Indulging in building a home theater or media room for your home
is a luxury that many desire. A home theater or media room for your home is a place we head to for putting our feet up and simply having a good time, without having to step out from the comfort of the house. It is a place we invite our friends over for a lazy summer afternoon with popcorn and drinks.
Thus, there is no surprise then that more and more people are now remodeling any spare room in their residence for a home theater. And the ones who already have are looking to upgrade the old technology and equipment to keep the space in absolute top shape at all times. Basement
space is a common location for a planned home theater. Continue reading
Building a wine room can be a very exciting proposition for just about anyone.
The commitment to build a wine cellar usually means you’ve already built up your wine collection to a point where you need a place to store all of those bottles, and having that many bottles of good wine is a joy all on its own. Of course, having all those wine bottles also means that you’ve spent a great deal of money on all of them, so you probably aren’t looking to skimp on costs for the wine cellar itself
. All that said, you definitely don’t want to overspend when it comes to building your wine cellar either.