The 16 Most Common DIY Basement Finishing Mistakes: Part 1



At we are often called in to fix Do-It-Yourself St. Charles basement finishing projects that have gone awry. We commonly see the same mistakes take place on these jobs. Over the next several months we are going to be looking at 16 of the most common mistakes made by Do-It-Yourself homeowners on St. Charles basement finishing projects. Let’s take a look at mistakes 1-4.
1. Not planning for electronics
Whether it’s T.V.’s and speakers or microwaves and canned lights you need to plan in advance where these items will be located in your basement. Not planning can lead to not only running way more wire than you should but it can also lead to having exposed wires and extension cords running all over your basement.
2. Not subbing out the jobs that you can’t handle
Nobody can handle every aspect of a St. Charles basement remodeling project themselves. Be honest … Read More