Creating A Rec Room in Your Virginia Basement

Filed Under: Basement    by: Steve Kayhill

basement_14_jpgYour basement has sat alone for years, like the little kid that no one wanted to play with.  Your northern Virginia basement wept, his tears of moisture causing some water damage and making him smell like mold and mildew.  Finally, the day has come that you want to include him as a major player for your home team:  you need a recreation room for the kids and significant other.  While it may look like you’ve got an impossible job of making the scrawny sad Virginia basement into a beautiful enjoyable area, you’d be surprised how little effort it takes. Read more…

Drying Up Your Virginia Basement

Filed Under: Basement    by: Steve Kayhill

basement_15_jpgYour basement is like a cave: it’s moist, it’s dark, and no one besides the creatures of the night like to go down there.  Even though you may not consider your Virginia basement to be a pivotal part of your home, a basement with too much moisture can be a huge problem, especially if you ignore it.  Depending on how long you’ve already ignored your northern Virginia basement will dictate whether you need to call in a Virginia basement remodeling service.  Here are a few tips and tricks that you can use to dry up your basement before you have to call out for help. Read more…

Types of Flooring Available for Your Remodeled Basement

Filed Under: Basement    by: Steve Kayhill

flooringIt’s time to cash in on the fruits of your labor. You took the time, checked every possible thing that could be checked and have found that your Northern Virginia basement is dry as a bone. You even waited out a few of the heavy Spring showers just to be certain. Now that you’ve gotten past the most serious hurtle in Virginia basement remodeling, you can now get to the best part: choosing the type of flooring you want for your basement.

If you’re not sure what kind of flooring is available for your basement, here’s a list of just a few of the materials available to help you create your perfect Virginia basement: Read more…

Identifying the enemy: types of water issues your basement faces

Filed Under: Basement    by: Steve Kayhill

basement_17_jpgHeavy rain pounds against your windows, making you wrap your blanket a little tighter around yourself.  While this rain may give you the perfect time to curl up with a good book or movie, the heavy rain is nature’s assault on your northern Virginia basement.  The worst part of this assault is that it’s a slow and timeless battle; your Virginia basement may be fighting this battle for years before showing wear and tear.  However, no matter how good a fight your basement puts up, you should be aware of what the signs look like when your Virginia basement starts losing the war. Read more…