Latest Basements Articles

Walkout Basement Walls

A walkout basement needs to have concrete walls for structural strength when the walls are less than 18” above finished grade (dirt), then conventional wood framing can take over.

Basement Construction Cost

Generally, the more complex the shape of the basement foundation, the more expensive the structure per square foot of floor area…

Basement Moisture Problems

Basement moisture can cause mold, mildew and wood rot even in a new house.Adding insulation to basement walls, fixing seepage, leakage and slope problems, and sump pumps can help.

How to Finish Basement Walls

How to insulate a basement by installing insulated foam sheathing on the interior walls of a pre-existing basement to help prevent heat loss and moisture problems.