Soundproofing your Finished Basement

Soundproofing your basement is a great idea. It’s remarkable how loud it can be when someone walking across the floor above. It’s also unnerving to have the floor you’re standing on start vibrating because of loud sounds in the basement! We’ve included several things to consider below. It’s also helpful to talk about sound transmission […]

Basement finishing: framing options

Here in Minnesota, we love our basements! It’s a feature most homes have, although their condition can vary greatly. We usually put our appliances like furnaces, boilers, water heaters, water softeners, and water filtration systems there. Often our laundry appliances are there as well. And storage. Lots of space for storage! A finished basement is […]

The process of designing and building

There are four main methods to managing the design and construction process when remodeling your home. Before deciding how you’d like to handle your project, figure out what your priorities are. Do you want a unique design or something basic? Are there structural changes you’ll need to make? Do you want to have all choices […]

Remodeling and stress

You’ve thought about remodeling your home. Everyone has! There are so many changes you’d like to make, but the unknown of remodeling can be scary. You likely have a lot of questions. What’s the process like? Will there be expensive surprises? Will your house fall apart? Will your contractor discover a secret room full of […]