Sunday, February 15, 2015

Finishing Basement Walls

as most basements are already set up with a poured concrete floor and some walls, usually cinder blocks. Some electrical components, plumbing and the creature comforts of drywall and a more inviting floor might be all that's necessary to finish a basement. Q. You've written about putting up a foam vapor barrier on the basement wall when remodeling. You suggested building a frame wall X-amount of distance from the basement wall itself and then insulate and finish the framed wall. I am considering remodeling Best Living Space Before and Afters 2013 » Basement Bonus Rooms » Read This Before You Finish Your Attic Even if it's currently you hardly know you're on the bottom floor. 1. Dress up the walls. Tall wainscot gives the space a homey vibe while simplify basement renovations with all-in-one wall panels." "I've worked on hundreds of basement renovation projects and DRIcore SMARTWALL® truly will be a game-changer for basement finishing. For professional contractors, DRIcore SMARTWALL® makes Do we put a vapor barrier on the living side of the insulation, or have the barrier against the concrete walls and then the insulation? And, if they only finish part of the basement and partition off the rest, does vapor control matter at that point? Finally, there is a comprehensive section of the site regarding basement wall finishing and the tactics one could take to complete that task. howtofinishabasement.com offers users the option of subscribing to their posts in order to utilize the latest .

We stopped by DRIcore's booth at the 2015 International Builders' Show to learn more about their Smartwall system for finishing basement. Their product is the all-in-one, quick-to-install, wall-panel solution for basement remodelers. The Smartwall system Finishing a basement is no big deal. For years The barrier kept moisture from getting inside the living area. For example, a stud wall with fiberglass batts installed between the studs was cov-ered by a vapor barrier of thin plastic sheeting. as industrial-looking and note that the systems add 3 to 5 inches of thickness to a basement wall, chewing up valuable space. In addition, they argue that finishing a basement with drywall offers a higher-quality finish that matches the rest of the home. We have started finishing off our basement recently to add another bedroom and rec room Another requirement is it must be “finished” space. Meaning finished walls, flooring and ceilings. Flooring doesn’t have to be carpet, tile or vinyl but .



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    Basement Wall Insulation Panel | 700 x 525 · 72 kB · jpeg
    Basement Wall Insulation Panel | 700 x 525 · 72 kB · jpeg


    basement wall parging finish coat photo 100_0585_edited. | 1024 x 768 · 119 kB · jpeg
    basement wall parging finish coat photo 100_0585_edited. | 1024 x 768 · 119 kB · jpeg


    Finished Basements | 2048 x 1536 · 744 kB · jpeg
    Finished Basements | 2048 x 1536 · 744 kB · jpeg


    Finished Basements | 800 x 533 · 183 kB · jpeg
    Finished Basements | 800 x 533 · 183 kB · jpeg


    Finished Basement Ideas | 1600 x 1200 · 520 kB · jpeg
    Finished Basement Ideas | 1600 x 1200 · 520 kB · jpeg


    Finished Basement Ideas | 2592 x 1944 · 2238 kB · jpeg
    Finished Basement Ideas | 2592 x 1944 · 2238 kB · jpeg


    Finished Basement Bar | 2592 x 1944 · 773 kB · jpeg
    Finished Basement Bar | 2592 x 1944 · 773 kB · jpeg


    Insulating Basement Walls | 1024 x 768 · 122 kB · jpeg
    Insulating Basement Walls | 1024 x 768 · 122 kB · jpeg


    Finished Basement Ideas | 1024 x 768 · 151 kB · jpeg
    Finished Basement Ideas | 1024 x 768 · 151 kB · jpeg


    Basement Wall Insulation | 500 x 375 · 49 kB · jpeg
    Basement Wall Insulation | 500 x 375 · 49 kB · jpeg


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