Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Finishing Basements

Projects and Practical Solutions for Converting Basements into Livable Space

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Finishing Basements
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Format: Paperback / softback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781591865889
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Description

A fact-filled, 240-page manual that covers every aspect of designing and planning a basement conversion/remodeling project. With more than 600 color photographs, this book goes into thorough detail on crucial subjects like moisture and climate control, egress, ventilation, lighting, and many other issues. It deals comprehensively with adapting home mechanical systems to basement conditions. The many featured projects include finishing a bathroom stub-out, installing an all-new basement bathroom, insulating, repairing foundation walls, installing sump pumps, dehumidification strategies, as well as many other projects designed for livability. A special focus new to this edition presents information and projects for aging in place, including home elevators and chair lifts, monitoring and communication systems, and creating an accessible basement apartment. You will also find projects that show how to upgrade with luxury amenities, including a fireplace, sauna, home spa, exercise room, basement club/lounge and more.

The author

Creative Publishing international is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting & fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black & Decker and Singer.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781591865889
Illustrations: 400 color photos & 10 diagrams
Size: 8.25 in x 10.813 in x 0.625 in / 209.55 mm x 274.64 mm x 15.875 mm
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