Total Basement Finishing, A Blackdog Affiliate Q&A

How to finish a basement floor?

When finishing a basement floor, it is important to consider moisture before materials. If your basement is damp or humid, choose materials designed for wet spaces, materials that won't rot or retain moisture.

How to finish a basement?

Unless you live in a very dry climate and have no moisture in your basement, do not finish your basement yourself! Work with a basement finishing expert. You'll want to use products that work in the basement environment. Basements are humid, damp, and prone to water damage. A basement finishing expert can help you choose products that will work in your home's basement.

How to make bigger short basement?

A finished basement should have 7 ft ceilings. If your basement doesn't have enough height for finishing, you can dig out your basement. This process can be costly, but very rewarding if you want to save your home's footprint.