DIY Ideas to Make Your Home Feel Bigger

Some homes in Nevada County need work. However, breaking down walls and renovating an entire space is time-consuming. It’s also expensive, and, in most cases, requires the help of professionals. Luckily, you don’t have to do major construction to make small spaces feel bigger. If you’re not up for knocking down walls, focus on small DIY [...]

Can Hardwood Flooring Ever Be Used In a Basement?

Recent innovations in building materials and installation have led many homeowners to think about installing hardwood flooring in finished basements. However, before selecting flooring, consider the moisture level in your basement and how you intend to use the added living space. Will the finished basement be a children’s play area, a teenagers’ hang out space, or [...]

How to Partially Finish Your Basement on a Budget

We’re always looking for more space in our homes, it seems, whether for extra storage, an additional living zone or a new spot to decorate. Often, valuable space can be found in the basement, but fully developing this square footage can be expensive. Add up the costs of framing, flooring, drywall, electrical and finishes,and your [...]