Archive for finished basements

Building a Custom Wine Cellar

Posted January 15, 2014 in Residential Articles

Do you wish you had more space to entertain your guests? A basement remodel is a great way to create to create additional space, without building on to your home.   To give you an idea of what your basement could look like, we would like to showcase one of our favorite custom basement remodels. […]

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Basement Renovation Challenges – Headroom

Posted August 19, 2009 in Residential Articles

In previous posts about basement finishes we’ve talked about the challenges of egress and moisture.  There is one more design challenge – headroom.  If you live in an older home you are already aware of low basement ceilings and HVAC ductwork or bearing beams that are potential head bumpers.  The floor structure at the bottom […]

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Basement Renovation Challenges – Moisture

Posted July 30, 2009 in Residential Articles

Moisture infiltration is the enemy of a finished basement.  If you plan to remodel your basement, the absolute first step is waterproofing your foundation.  It doesn’t matter where in the St. Louis area you are, but it seems like Kirkwood, Webster and the surrounding areas are the worst for old leaky basements.  A lot has […]

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