Posted on May 4, 2020 by iwano@_84
Planning to finish or remodel your basement may seem like a large and complicated task. This checklist will simplify the process and get you going in the right direction.
I will split the process up into 3 different stages:
Water and mold inspection Designing your basement Bids and Construction
Water and Mold
It is important that you verify ANY water or mold presence BEFORE you do any finishing. This is a very common mistake that homeowners make. Once the basement is finished it is not possible to fix any water or mold problems without great expense. I have written another Ezine article titled Inspecting Basements For Leaks, Water Damage and Mold (Pt 1 Unfinished Basements) that will help you to discover any water or mold issues. Be aware, anywhere there is water and building products (wood, drywall, paint, furniture.. anything organic) there will be mold.
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