Quick DIY french drain that will save you from getting your basement flooded!

The most common reason why homeowners get water in their basement or garages is because of clogged gutters and poor or even non-existent foundation grading. You can prevent all those costly repairs and insurance claims by doing your own french drain over the weekend! Here’s how: You will need to dig a trench along the outside of your footing. Depending where you will install the French drain will...

Re-caulk your bathroom in 5 easy steps.

  Introduction:   Gaps and cracks in the caulk around your tub or shower can lead to mold growth bad smell and make the bathroom look unclean no matter how many times you clean it. It’s recommended to check and re-caulk your sink, tub or shower once a year; the most common affected and constantly wet areas are the corners and the base of freestanding showers and bathtubs. ...

Painting concrete basement walls.

Tired of ugly looking concrete basement walls and floor?   Here are some do it yourself tips on how to clean up your basement, moisture proof and paint the walls and floor, make your basement look more then just a place where things get lost.  Don’t worry if you do not want to finish your basement as a living space just now. But in case you still want...

Light Paint Colors in a Dark Basement

Light Paint Colors in a Dark Basement - Basement Finish Pro
Basement walls might not be taken as seriously as other parts of your home décor. People might pay attention the furnishings and the fixtures. They fail to realize that walls are the most dominant feature of any room. Whether you paint them or add wallpaper it’s a good idea to be careful and pick a color that complements the whole room. Different homes have different levels of natural...