Adding a fireplace to your finished basement can serve many purposes.

Planning to finish or remodel your basement and looking for great ideas to complete the space? Adding a fireplace to your finished basement can serve many purposes. Of course, there’s nothing like the warmth and glow of a fire on a chilly winter’s night. This can be especially true in a basement where you’re more likely to feel a chill as opposed to the other living spaces. Fireplaces also offer ambiance and beautiful focal points to a room, making the room warm and inviting. Now that you...

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...

Regrout tile like a pro! 5 easy steps.

Tiled walls with time can look faded and dirty, caused due to the discoloration of the grout and mold deposits the over time, which are almost impossible to remove with grout cleaning or reviving mixes. If you have discolored, moldy and even pieces of grout chipping away your best bet is to remove the old grout and replace it with new. Do not worry its actually a very easy job, if you take your time. ...