How to Get Rid of Musty Basement Smells

Does your basement smell musty? Find out why and what to do about it. You just need to locate the source and get rid of it, and then remove the odor using a few things you probably already have around the house.


Things to Avoid When Finishing Your Basement

Many homeowners have learned that finishing their own basement can be a great way to save money and add space to their home. Avoid these common mistakes to create a quality new space.


How to Fix a Basement Leak: DIY Basement Wall Crack Repair That Even Novices Can Do

Description of steps to get rid of basement water due to cracks & small holes in the foundation walls. Product recommendations. Personal experience shared by a non-construction worker homeowner gal.


How to Identify and Deal With Basement Bugs

Identify basement bugs with this authoritative and well-researched guide. You might be surprised to find out which bugs are actually helpful, and which bugs constitute a real emergency!


Why Don't Homes in Texas Have Basements?

Four reasons why homes in Texas and nearby tornado-prone states lack basements and storm cellars.


Keeping Lizards Indoors for Pest Control

Is it feasible to use lizards for bug/pest control? Are people doing it by choice, or by circumstance?


Low-Cost Basement Finishing Ideas

Thinking of remodeling your basement but don't know where to start? I'll share with you some of my experience remodeling my own basement, as well as provide you with tips for how to make your dream basement a reality.