Helping you plan your home improvement project, from start to finish

  • DIY Tips For How To Waterproof Basement Walls

    To keep your basement walls from getting any moisture, it’s important to waterproof them. To do that though, you must first figure out exactly where they need to be waterproofed from both the outside and inside.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 9, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Fix Mold In Basement Crawlspace

    Basements are some of the most common places for mold to grow. This is an area where there’s a lot of dampness, old plumbing, leaking, wood that can rot after time, and a buildup of humidity from things like outdoor conditions coming in through windows and hot water heaters.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 7, 2014
  • Are Windows Required In Basement Bedroom?

    Building codes require a basement bedroom has a window for fire escape purposes.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 7, 2014
  • 5 Ways To Prevent Your Basement From Flooding

    Basement flooding is one of the most stressful, yet prevalent issues homeowners face on a yearly basis. Flood damage is not only difficult and timely to remove, but it can also ruin Super Bowl parties or lifelong memories for you and your family.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 5, 2014
  • 5 Must-Have Items to Create the Ultimate Woman Cave

    Woman caves, or mom caves, should not be taking a back seat to the more traditional man cave. Women, much like their male counterparts, need their own space to unwind and relax.

    By Jill Scheer Apr 5, 2014
  • 7 Basement Remodels You Wish You Had

    In the old days, storage and extra bedrooms were the prime reasons to remodel or finish a basement. Now, homeowners expect to host Super Bowl parties or graduations in their renovated basement.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 3, 2014
  • Can I Get Rid Of Post In Middle of Basement?

    A basement support post is installed to keep a foundation frame in a wood-frame house from sagging under the weight of the building.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 2, 2014
  • What To Do With Leaking Basement Windows

    If water fills up in your basement window wells and runs inside, you will need drains in the wells.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 1, 2014
  • Can I Paint Formica?

    Formica is the hard plastic laminate usually used on countertops, cabinet doors, tabletops, and other surfaces in the kitchen area.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 1, 2014
  • 5 Must-Haves For Creating The Ultimate Basement Home Theater

    Your basement has everything you need to make an ideal home theater. Basements provide quiet surroundings and little natural light, both ideal settings to watch movies.

    By Alyson Yu Mar 26, 2014
  • Installing Basement Flooring on Uneven Ground

    Foundations can settle, concrete can expand or contract and faulty previous workmanship can create a host of problems with a basement floor.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013
  • Humidity In The Basement

    If your basement is the location for your washer and dryer or your hot water heater, then there’s probably a lot of humidity buildup on a daily basis.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013