All posts tagged "basement"
Show Notes: January Adjustments
Show Notes for On The House with the Carey Brothers aired on January 5, 2019 January is here and in this new year, we want your goals and your resolutions to be easy adjustments that give you...
- Posted January 7, 2019
Tip of the Day: Basement Remodeling
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day. http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-01-02.mp3
- Posted January 2, 2017
The rise of the basement: Top tips for a better space
(BPT) – With fewer homes for sale and good returns on the remodeling investment, more homeowners are reclaiming their lower levels and remodeling their basements. Basements are coming out of hiding these days. And they’re doing it...
- Posted October 23, 2016
Home Design Tips for Baby Boomers
There are about 76.4 million Baby Boomers in the US, according to the Population Reference Bureau. As this population ages, it will become important that features on their houses promote safety, are easy-to-maintain, and last a long...
- Posted February 24, 2016
Taking the “Scare” out of your Basement
We grew up in a home built by our grandfather at the turn of the last century. It consisted of two stories with a partial basement. As is the case with most basements, our basement housed what...
- Posted June 14, 2015
Basements & Crawl Spaces: How To Eliminate Water in a Basement
As with other aspects of life, home ownership is not void of challenges that can cause an owner to question (even regret) his decision to own a piece of the “great American dream.” We refer to these...
- Posted March 5, 2015
Show Notes: Taxes, Codes and Titles
Owning a home is more than just home maintenance. There is a legal side to homeownership. Consider how you hold title to your home. And, of course, there are taxes and what if anything, is tax deductible. How about building...
- Posted February 20, 2015
The Easy Way To Fix A Wet Basement
Time for a home improvement quiz. What is one of the biggest threats to your home? If you said your teenager, you were almost right. If your answer is water, you are absolutely correct! Hard to believe...
- Posted January 9, 2015
What to do if You Have condensation in the Corner of the Basement
Question A few years ago, we had a builder construct our house in the woods. Part of our walk-out basement is exposed. We had a Superior Wall System installed, but there has been condensation in the corner...
- Posted May 20, 2014
Tennis Balls Stop the Creepy Crawlers
Major Walter C. Wingfield invented tennis in Great Britain in 1873. Today it’s a very popular game worldwide. We Careys long have pondered what to do with a tennis ball once it’s lost its usefulness on the...
- Posted April 29, 2014