Cheap Ways to Finish a Basement



Want to finish your basement without spending a ton of money? You can do a basement remodeling project yourself quite inexpensively!

What are some cheap ways to finish a basement?

Why? So your kid can feel like he has his own place?

If he pays me rent, I’m happy with it. And more living space saves us the hassle of moving to make room for our growing family.

The first thing you’ll need to do is make sure the basement is water proof, in addition to the sump pump. Then you need insulation.

It’s underground. That moderates the temperature.

If you’re fine with a chilly root cellar in the winter, sure. Otherwise, you need insulation like drywall or spray on insulation.

What’s another solution?

You need to install a floor, too. Preferably a raised one in case there is a water leak down there.

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