Basement Finish Friday – A Tiki Bar Basement

  Tiki Bar Basement This old bungalow on a quiet street in southeast Portland, Oregon, has a secret. Upstairs it’s a neatly kept, renovated 1910 Craftsman. Downstairs, however, hides an explosion of mid-century pop culture in the form of a basement tiki bar. We love …

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Barn Doors – stylish and versatile, a door that’s much more!

Sliding barn doors are the new “must-have” in interior decor.  You probably have seen them in magazines and on home improvement shows like Fixer Upper or maybe you’ve cruised HGTV looking for the barn door that suits your home perfectly.  One thing you may not realize is …

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New Remodeling Survey

The 2016 Houzz & Home survey results are in! Houzz asked 120,000 Houzzers about their renovation projects. Some of the results were a bit surprising.  For example, owners who started with no initial budget actually spent less, by about $8,000, than those who had a …

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Basement Bathtubs – Relax

If you’re going to finish your basement and if you have the space, don’t forget to think about adding an additional bathroom. Many of our postings to our Basement Blog are simple and short yet filled with ideas for your basement.  This post offers up ideas for …

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Creative Spaces in a Finished Basement

Using the basement, or part of the basement, as a creative space is something that many people would like to do. It may be difficult designing and imagining a space transformed into the creative area that suits you and the rest of the family,  as …

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5 Ways to Remodel and Update a Small Bathroom

Adding a bathroom to your finished basement is a smart idea if you have the opportunity and the space to do it.  A bathroom doesn’t have to be a bank-breaking, overly large luxurious addition.  A stylish and functional small bathroom will suite all styles and sizes of …

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A Safe and Simple Basement Christmas Tree Idea

People enjoy decorating their finished basements for the holidays but may have a difficult time deciding whether or not to add a Christmas tree.  This idea, brought to you by warmhotchocolate.com, keeps the feel of a traditional Christmas tree without the hassle of setup or constant …

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Wrapping Up the Basement – Basement Photo Friday

It’s hard to believe that next Thursday, the 26th of November, is Thanksgiving Day!  It seems that the holidays creep up faster and faster,  year after year.  With all the Christmas and Holiday decorations in the stores earlier this season, your thoughts may have turned to …

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