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Mistakes to Avoid When Developing your Basement

Finishing your basement boosts the resale value of your home and increases your family’s living space. You can add an entertainment room, home office, playroom, or a “granny suite.” You could even create a man cave! No wonder many people are eager to improve their subterranean space. Before you pick up a hammer and begin renovating, there are things to …

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Growing Your Family, Growing Your Home

The Basement as a Family Space A new baby is on the way. Your children are growing and they want their own rooms. Grandma is moving in so you can help with her care. Your job situation has changed and you now work from home. You need more space! Is it time to move or is there a way you …

Convert Your Basement Into a Rental Apartment

In many homes, the basement is a messy space where you find seldom-used sports equipment, an oversized chest freezer, out of season clothes, and broken appliances waiting for repair. Often, the only area well utilized is the laundry and furnace room. So why not make that huge space work for you? Create a rental apartment as a source of supplemental …

What Makes a Basement a Great Man cave?

The man cave; a place in which a man can relax and pursue his hobbies, a space away from the family where the male of the household can find much needed me-time. There are many areas of a home that can be used for this retreat, but the basement is the perfect choice. So what makes the basement such a …

Is My Basement Suite Legal?

You created a basement suite as a source of supplemental income, to help pay off your mortgage, offset your property taxes, accommodate visitors, or as a home for your adult child or elderly parent. The question you need to ask now: “Is my basement suite legal?” Legal basement suites are built after all necessary permits are acquired and in compliance …