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Planning basement finishing & basement remodeling projects. What you need to know whether you're finishing a basement yourself or hiring a contractor.
Basement designs, design tips & basement remodeling & finishing ideas. Interior design & remodeling tips.
Basement remodeling & finishing construction tips. Framing & finishing walls, installing electrical, repairing cracks in basement walls to waterproof your basement.
Basement home theater design & setup tips. Tips for selecting home theater components & setting up A/V components & home theater electronics.
Basement remodeling progress from framing walls, hanging & finishing drywall, installing electrical, painting, carpeting, trim, countertops, ceilings & flooring installation



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Basement construction

Basement contstruction tips! Everything from how to frame a wall to taping and mudding drywall to cutting and hanging molding Now that you've created a detailed plan and design, its time to start construction of your dream basement! Before you hammer a nail, make sure you have the right tools for the job!

basement construction pictureOur tools section provides an overview of what you'll need. We also provide great resources for each phase of construction from how to frame a wall to hanging drywall, to adding baseboard and accent molding. We'll even provide tips for sanding, priming, and painting!


Basement construction resources

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Construction Topics

Tools you'll need

The 3-4-5 rule

How to frame a wall

How to attach walls

How to install insulation

Drywall estimating

How to hang drywall: Step-by-step

How to cut drywall

How to cut around outlets and openings

Drywall installation tips

How to frame a door

How to trim a door to fit

How to finish doors

How to frame poles

How to finish drywall

How to sand drywall

Tips for buying, finishing, & installing baseboard molding

How to fix squeaky floors



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