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Amy’s Series: Light Fixture Issues

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Amy’s Series: Light Fixture Issues

In Basement Remodeling by Amy Iverson / June 20, 2019

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I was super excited to see my lights installed. This didn’t go so smooth. Laundry Room Light: As I mentioned before, I found two lights on Houzz and was super excited about them.  I couldn’t wait to come home and see them installed.  While I was at work the electrician called and informed us that […]

Amy’s Series: Painting Phase

In Basement Remodeling by Amy Iverson / June 13, 2019

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LOOKING LIKE A FINISHED BASEMENT A lot has happened since the last video.  The drywall is up, cabinets are installed, the trim & doors are installed, the barn wood and barn door are hung and the floor is laid. It is looking good!  I love seeing all the selections come together and so happy that […]

Amy’s Series: After Rough Mechanical

In Basement Remodeling by Amy Iverson / June 5, 2019

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  The Mess, The Noise, And Change Orders: The Mess: The rough carpentry and rough mechanicals are complete and we didn’t experience much mess yet.  Pretty painless at this stage of the project. The Noise:  Steve and I were out of town during the rough mechanicals and even if we were in town we would […]

Amy’s Series: Ready For Construction

In Basement Remodeling by Amy Iverson / May 30, 2019

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Measure Meeting: Now that we have made our color and material selections, our project is almost ready for production.  Next we will be meeting with our Project Manager, Steve Marco.  At this meeting the plan dimensions will be verified, ceiling details will be discussed,  and look for cracks that could be issues.  We will also […]

Amy’s Series: Cleaning Out Basement

In Basement Remodeling by Amy Iverson / May 23, 2019

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So construction is going to start soon and I need to get the construction site cleaned up and ready for the crew.  I have a few options to explore when deciding what to do with my “stuff”  while  they’re working in the basement for a couple months. Options for cleaning out the basement:  Donate unwanted […]

8 Things To Ask Your Contractor Before You Sign

In Basement Remodeling by Adam Jensen / May 16, 2019

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Starting a remodeling project on your home is no small task. There are many different moving pieces when it comes to a large remodeling project such as a kitchen or basement. Everything from framing, painting, and flooring needs to be scheduled and completed in a timely manner to keep the project moving. Asking a few […]

Amy’s Series: Selection Meeting 2 of 2

In Basement Remodeling, Design Tips & Tricks by Amy Iverson / May 16, 2019

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Pam and I met for a second time to complete the our color choices.  In the last meeting we finalized the design, now we need to pick out the plumbing fixtures, flooring, cabinets, counter tops, back-splash at the bar, door styles, paint/stain colors…what else?  Oh yeah, the wood on the fireplace wall, hand rail, and […]

Amy’s Series: Selection Meeting 1 of 2

In Basement Remodeling by Amy Iverson / May 9, 2019

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Part 1 – What happens in a selection meeting After you sign the proposal, the next step is meeting with your Project Developer.  Pam and Chelsea were our Project Developers and were great in helping us with plan details and color selections. They made the selection process fun and stress free as we worked through […]

Introduction to Amy’s Basement Blog Series

In Basement Remodeling by Amy Iverson / May 2, 2019

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Steve and I bought a new house this past summer.  When we moved in we had lots of projects and renovations we wanted to accomplish and quickly starting making a list and prioritizing.  Yes, finishing the basement was on the list, but is was at the very bottom.  So far at the bottom we didn’t […]

Thinking about a basement remodel?

In Basement Remodeling by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

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From beginning to end, a basement remodeling project may take more time than you initially anticipate. Finishing an entire Basement can be the same as finishing an entire upper level of the house. Our experts will have a Basement Finishing Process timeline along with the story of their company and the products we use. How […]