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My clients are concerned about mold, and want the walls and ceilings of their remodeled basement to be covered with paperless drywall instead of regular gypsum board. Are there any tricks to installing and finishing this material, or is it treated just like standard drywall?
Understanding the code's intent is the first step toward efficient installation.
Q: We’d like to start building basements with precast concrete panels, but we’ve been running into resistance from local code officials. Are basement windows required when a house is built with a full foundation?
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Framing tip; trigger-happy carpenters; defense of recessed lights; broken compact fluorescents; more
With nowhere to go but down, this basement addition carves out extra living space from within the home’s existing footprint.
Basement finishing; flashing
The first estimate my company ever produced was for a basement remodel. I spent an hour driving back and forth to the prospective client's house, two hours talking to her, and then several more hours doing a detailed estimate.
For a smooth surface, cut the stones to fit and float them into place.
This quick, accurate method prevents problems with the framing and finishes that follow.
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