There is nothing worse than opening up a basement door and taking a handful of steps down the stairs, only to meet that familiar smell. The damp, musty, stale, earthy smell that tells you that you’re in a basement, but also tells you that you’re dealing with a serious mold issue. Almost all homes (especially […]
If you’re the handy type, there are a lot of household tasks that can be handled on your own. You take pride in fixing problems on your own and upgrading your house piece by piece. No matter how handy you are, however, there are some problems where a DIY approach just won’t cut it, and […]
If you’re sick and tired of dealing with a wet and leaky basement, it’s time to make a change. Follow these dos and don’ts for basement waterproofing courtesy of The Crack Doctor: DO Inspect Your Basement If you never go into your basement, a problem can spiral out of control before you ever notice. When […]
With the arrival of spring, Ontario residents begin thinking of renovations. Basement finishing is often near the top of the list as a spring project. Such an undertaking must be carefully planned in order to avoid the pit falls commonly associated with building out a basement, like basement leaks. Here are some important considerations to […]
Basement mould is a troublesome problem caused by excess moisture or water leaks in your basement. If you suspect that your basement has a mould problem, it is extremely important that you call the experts to have the mould removed. Water damage in the basement can threaten the structural integrity of your home, and mould […]
When it comes to preparing your home for sale, you have probably been told many tips and tricks to make your home more appealing to potential buyers. While putting a fresh coat of paint on the walls or infusing the home with the smell of fresh-baked cookies is never a bad idea, placing a priority […]
Landlords in Pickering who want to add to their earnings may want to consider taking advantage of a space that often goes unused: basements. By investing in basement finishing, they can produce an additional space to rent to families or individuals. Over time, the income stream from this extra apartment can add dollars to their pockets.
Have you all but given up on your basement? Never fear! The lower level of your property can look amazing, and probably more attractive than you could have imagined. After getting all any basement foundation repair needs taken care of, just try some of these ways to turn it from drab to fabulous.
As the cold weather starts to hit in Toronto, it’s an important reminder for us get started on preparing our houses for the winter. While outdoor renovations aren’t particularly fancied, given the cold conditions, there are a variety of renovations you can do indoors, including working on your basement finishing!
Have you or a family member begun to get increasingly bothersome headaches every time you set foot in your house or spend some time at home? This may be a sign that you have a mould growth problem that has gone unchecked. Mould growth can trigger a variety of physical ailments in humans (and pets, although that is a subject for a different article!), including headaches of varying intensities. Among the ways you can stop mould growth in its tracks is through basement finishing in Oshawa or any other city throughout Canada.
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