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The Basement Renovation: The Laundry Room

The Basement Renovation: The Laundry Room

Some minor changes were made in the laundry room during the basement renovation to increase space and usability.
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The Basement Renovation: The Pantry

The Basement Renovation: The Pantry

Turning a pantry into a warm room to add more storage and versatility.
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Basement Renovation: A diary of the “Home Stretch”

Basement Renovation: A diary of the “Home Stretch”

A diary of the final push to get the basement ready for carpet. A lot of cleaning.
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The Basement Renovation: The finished basement

A photo gallery of the finished basement renovation along with some before and after comparisons.
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Installing a Suspended Ceiling

Installing a Suspended Ceiling

Installing a suspended ceiling is a simple DIY solution for finishing a basement where plumbing and wiring still need to be accessible. Here's how I did it.
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The Snowball Effect in the Home Office

The Snowball Effect in the Home Office

How a poorly fitting switch plate led to the complete gutting of the office in the addition and the problems that were revealed.
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deck railing

Installing a new deck railing

The deck railing was too short and the deck stairs were falling apart. Both were replaced and are safe and sturdy.
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Installing new deck stairs

Installing new deck stairs using InstaStep brackets.
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/ Bathroom
water damage in bathroom

A quick and dirty bathroom water damage repair

A temporary fix for a water damaged bathroom wall. It ain't pretty but it prevented further damage until we could do a complete renovation.
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Demolition of the ensuite bathroom

Demolition of the ensuite bathroom

Breaking things is fun! Demolition of an ensuite bathroom and the structural and electrical problems uncovered.
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Basement Demolition

Basement Demolition

Basement demolition and some of the problems that were uncovered from water issues to a curious concrete wedge.
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The debris piles up

The debris piles up

How the debris piled up during the demolition of the ensuite bathroom and the basement.
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