How to Insulate Basement Walls

February 19, 2010 at 7:06 am

There are many different ways, techniques, and insulation to insulate basement walls. When you have decided to insulate the basement walls because you want more room for the kids or maybe a room for entertainment, look into the different insulation. There is one out there that will be perfect for the type of insulation you are looking for. Stone, concrete or any type of foundation are extremely poor insulators. The heat that is in the basement will go right through the walls. There are a number of factors you need to consider before insulating basement walls. Before starting the project of insulating the basement walls, check first with the local building authorities to see if any special requirements are needed. Uneven walls, cupboards, partitioned walls and stairs all have a big influence on the project. Look for structural problems inside such as cracks or bulges. Moisture is a big problem [...]

How to Build a Storage Space Under Stairs

February 2, 2010 at 4:48 am

If you are Harry Potter then I can understand why you hate the idea of building a storage space under stairs otherwise its quite a good space to utilise after all no point in wasting space that can be put to use this easily. In this article we will discuss the various ways by which that little, wasted space under your stairs can be converted into something useful, though not a bedroom in any case. First of all before we go any further please make sure to read your country rules regarding home construction and re-modeling, not all countries allows the utilization of space under the stairs, you will be surprised to know that some countries do not approve this. The first step is to clean up the underside of the stairs, it can be dirty and possibly be infested by insects the most common of which are spiders. Once [...]