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25% of migrants' basements
provide hot running water.
There is considerable variation in basements
finishes, which further complicates their valuation.
rarely have a damp membrane so a new floor is required or a membrane laid across the floor and new concrete over it.
According to The Basement
Information Centre (TBIC), developers are now realising the benefits of incorporating basements
in new-build properties - reduced need for building and insulation materials, reduced energy consumption and increased profit potential.
During the 1960s cellars or basements
generally fell out of favour with developers due to the cost factors of deeper foundations and unreliable waterproofing systems making them unpopular with homeowners.
Bottom line, if basements
are heated, inward frost heave is not a problem, regardless of whether they are insulated or not.
There are two other options for existing basements
gallery, created by a consortium of architects, art collectors and entrepreneurs, will showcase the works of five Iranian artists, all of whom are under the age of 40 and the majority of whom have not exhibited their works previously outside Iran.
And yes, back in the bad old days of bargain basements
, department stores didn't have such well-developed discounters to go up against, much less the hordes of off-pricers, outlets and warehouse clubs that exist today.
6 Digging basements
is done by hand because it's hard to get heavy equipment inside.
If we rely on holes in the building envelope to supply "fresh air" then the air frequently comes from not-so-fresh places like crawlspaces, basements
, attics, and attached garages.
HERE'S A SCARY THOUGHT: REYnoldsburg, Ohio-based Tremco Barrier Solutions estimates that of the nearly 480,000 houses that were built with basements
last year, only a third of them were waterproofed.
She estimates roughly 6 percent of the company's prefabricated direct-to-consumer pools are installed in basements
Ennis, Design Ideas For Basements
by home improvement expert Wayne Kalyn offers a wealth of ideas for converting basements
into extra living space for busy families, offering up-to-date information on building codes for converting basements
into bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, Design Ideas For Basements
also deftly covers contemporary trends in basement
oriented family rooms, laundry rooms, and/or storage facilities.