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    Instant Drying Rack

    Tack a 1x2 board to your overhead joists in a basement laundry room to create more space for air-drying clothes...


    15 Things to Consider Before Starting a Basement Finishing Project

    Turning an unfinished basement into livable space is a big project with even bigger rewards. The space is already there,...


    23 Tips for Drying Up and Finishing Your Basement

    Add some value to your home with a finished basement! Check out these tips for making sure you start with...


    Easy Solutions for Everyday Organization Problems

    From the kitchen, to the bathroom, to the garage, to the basement, we have tips and tricks for storing stuff...



    Home Repair: How to Flatten Basement Air Ducts to Gain Space

    The easiest way to gain valuable headroom


    How to Tile: Prepare Concrete for Tile

    Turnaround tips for an old basement floor


    Damp Basement: Finding Leaks and Water Sources

    Musty odors indicate a moisture problem

    Wet Basement Repair: Curing a Wet Basement

    The answer may be a dry well


    Modify a Floor Drain to Prevent Flooding

    This 15 minute fix can prevent an expensive mess


    How to Seal Basement Water Traps With Oil

    A layer of oil keeps your floor drain sealed


    Permanent Fixes for Damp Basements

    A sump pump may be the best solution to water problems


    How to Cure a Wet Basement

    4 Steps to fixing a leaky basement. The basic solution is often the best solution.


    How to Reset a Circuit Breaker

    You probably already know how to reset a circuit breaker, but what about your kids or baby-sitter? Use this tutorial...


    Using a Water Powered Backup Sump Pump

    Drain your sump even when the power is out


    How to Fix a Cracked Basement Wall

    A long, horizontal crack in a basement block wall may indicate a dangerously weakened wall.

    Follow These 8 Steps to Successfully Purchase Your First Home

    You've been in an apartment or renting a house with friends or maybe even living in your parent's basement to...


    Waterproofing Products Help Keep Basements Dry

    A little inspection and finishing work will go a long way in keeping your basement dry.


    Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop

    In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means you can easily move them...


    Create a Bright, Dry Space in a Damp, Gloomy Basement

    Create an exercise space in an unfinished basement, but first coat the walls with Drylok to prevent excess moisture.