Category Basement & Garage

Basement & Garage

Pro Tips: Basement Waterproofing

Although structural problems are often to blame for wet basements, poor drainage or plumbing leaks can also trigger moisture or flooding. Here, a basement waterproofing pro reviews the likely culprits and how they can best be dealt with.
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Basement & Garage

Radio: Garage Door Replacement

Garage doors may not seem like great decorating opportunities-most people treat them as functional afterthoughts that just need to open and close on command. But today's options in garage doors include a wide variety of styles that add a handsome touch to your home.
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Basement & Garage

Basement Flooring 101

A surprising number of materials are suitable for basement flooring. This basic tutorial will help you evaluate your basement's challenges and weigh each material's pros and cons-even those prone to dampness.
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Basement & Garage

Storm-Proof Your Garage Doors

In the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew's devastation in 1992, the building codes in many coastal counties and storm-threatened areas made a leap in stringency. One of the most important changes in code concerned the biggest hole in our homes-the garage door. Failure of the garage door in a hurricane leaves a breach in the house…
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