Finishing a basement can be a great way to add extra living space to your home. But before you take on a basement remodeling project, it’s important to consider potential problems, like excess moisture, low ceilings, lack of emergency exits, and stairways that aren’t up to code.
Radon is an invisible radioactive gas that occurs naturally in the environment and can seep up from the ground into your home. Exposure to radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. Watch this video to see how to find out if your home is at risk for radon gas and what to do about it.
Basement renovations are very popular since many of the necessary elements—including the floor, ceiling, and walls—are already in place. Watch this video for tips on what to consider before converting a basement into living space.