10 Best Basement Paint Colors
Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.
How to Plumb a Basement Bathroom
Roughing-in the plumbing for a basement bathroom is a big job, but the savings are huge.
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
10 Tips for Dealing With Water Damage, Mold and Mildew
We'll walk you through how to prevent mold after water damage.
12 Amazing Hardware Storage Containers for Your Workshop
Getting organized in the new year is a goal for many, but it can be overwhelming if you don't know...
How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit
With metal conduit, you can run power almost anywhere. We'll show you how to do it safely and easily.
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
How to Estimate a Concrete Order
Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...
How to Fix Spalling Concrete
What is concrete spalling and how do you fix concrete spalling? Don't replace your driveway, patio or basement floor—just resurface...
Survive a Tornado | How to Choose a Safe Room
Safe rooms are designed to stay anchored to the ground during a tornado. But maybe more importantly, a safe room...
Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
How to Grow a Cocktail Garden
Leave the specialty hops to the basement brewmasters and the grapes to the boutique wineries, we're talking about plants used...
Basement Waterproofing: How to Install a Basement Drainage System
Install a sump pump as part of your basement waterproofing system.
Insulate Basement Rim Joists
Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.
Metal Studs: How to Use and Frame With Metal Studs
Tools and techniques for building basement and partition walls with steel studs.
Installing Glass Block Windows in Basement
The most practical basement window—glass block windows—is also the simplest to install.
Learn How to Stop Basement Leaks and Dry a Wet Basement for Good
Strategies that will permanently fix your musty, wet basement.