Some interesting basement designs include a basement that looks like a playhouse, one that has lots of storage space, and a brewery with tasting bar. Other ideas are constructing a workout room or desiging a home office. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Some design ideas for walk-out basements include adding French doors and double-hung windows, putting in a wall of windows and double doors, and organizing a downstairs home office or craft room. A walk-out basement can ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Popular basement bar designs include contemporary, country and sports. Contemporary-themed bars typically have stainless steel with black accents and feature a minimalist, futuristic look, while country-themed bars featu... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry
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Insulate a basement by installing horizontal furring strips at 16-inch intervals, filling the space with a double layer of rigid foam insulation, adding a vapor barrier over the insulation and covering with drywall. Most... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

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David Weekly Homes floor plan options offer home buyers extra living space by, for example, adding a bay window, putting a bonus room in the attic, adding a basement, or converting an existing basement into a living area... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance