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Basement Finishing and Remodeling

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New Jersey basement remodeling from the Design Build Planners contractor network Basement Finishing and Remodeling

Many people think that a basement finishing project is easy…some 2x4s, drywall, flooring and a few lights. There are actually several factors that can make a basement project much more extensive.

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Richard D’Angelo of CraftPro Contracting

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Richard D’Angelo-CraftPro ConstructionDesign Build Planners  recently had the opportunity to interview Richard D’Angelo of CraftPro Contracting LLC a highly respected professional in the remodeling industry.

Q: What is your favorite home improvement TV show?

A: I don’t have time to watch much television, but occasionally I’ll watch HGTV. I think my favorite show is “The Vanilla Ice Project” because it’s hilarious (everything Vanilla Ice does is funny). I especially enjoy watching V.I. do demolition work while dressed in parachute pants and a basketball jersey (not really appropriate workwear). On a more serious note, HGTV shows can be entertaining while also providing homeowners with ideas for remodeling projects, and I think there’s definite value in that – for homeowners and contractors. In fact, several friends and relatives of mine have had work done on their homes after being inspired by something they saw on HGTV. Continue reading

Basement Finishing Design Tips and Ideas

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Basement finishing design calls for a highly specialized set of skills. Because of the qualities unique to a basement, such as the absence of natural ventilation or lighting, a professional specializing in basement remodeling would have to consider a lot more than one who does ordinary rooms.

Training for basement finishing design may be achieved by enrolling in a design school with course specific to basement finishing design principles, or by working with professionally trained individuals who have had years of experience in this field. Continue reading