Bryan Baeumler’s Top 5 Tips To Remodel Your Basement Like A Pro

Bryan Baeumler’s Top 5 Tips To Remodel Your Basement Like A Pro

Written by Toronto Storeys   Bryan Baeumler is known for his hit TV shows such as, “House of Bryan,” “Disaster DIY,” and “Leave it to Bryan.” And while Bryan doesn’t know you, he wants to help you. Because he knows how hard it can be to remodel your basement. Why build up (or out) when that extra space you’re looking for is already available in your basement. So, whether you currently use it for storage, a space for your laundry or…

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DRICORE HELPS THE BAKER FAMILY BUILD A BASEMENT FOR GAVIN

DRICORE HELPS THE BAKER FAMILY BUILD A BASEMENT FOR GAVIN

There may be many reasons to remodel a basement, but for Jeremy Baker of Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, his main reason was his one-year-old son Gavin, who’s living with brittle bone disease. Gavin was born with a rare genetic mutation called Type III Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), which is a collagen defect that affects the structure of your bones. “Gavin had tons of fractures in utero, before he was born,” says Baker. “His limbs are shorter, there’s curvature to his bones and this…

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THE BEST DIY DRICORE TIPS FROM OUR DRICORESPONDENTS

THE BEST DIY DRICORE TIPS FROM OUR DRICORESPONDENTS

Winter is a great time to tackle indoor home renovations. After all, ‘tis the season for warmth and comfort. With a little help from DRIcore, your basement could easily be your favourite space this winter. Tackling a DIY basement renovation using DRIcore Products means you can finish faster because both Subfloor and SMARTWALL are made for easy installation. To help you get started, we compiled the best DIY tips from our very own DRIcorespondents as they share first-hand advice on…

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CONTRACTOR TIPS: 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BASEMENT REMODELLING

CONTRACTOR TIPS: 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BASEMENT REMODELLING

Earlier this year, Better Built Basements (BBB), a custom basement remodelling contractor in Berlin, Connecticut, started using DRIcore Products in their basement solutions for clients. “As far as flooring goes, DRIcore is the only subfloor we use,” says Chris Hueble, design consultant with BBB. “Before DRIcore came along with SMARTWALL, we had always done traditional stick framing. But we switched to SMARTWALL and it has cut our installation time in half.” We sat down with Hueble and asked him what…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OLDER BASEMENT RENOVATIONS FROM A DIYER AND PRO

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OLDER BASEMENT RENOVATIONS FROM A DIYER AND PRO

When renovating a basement, owners of older homes often have to contend with different issues than homeowners of relatively new builds. Just ask Kristen, a homeowner and DIY blogger of Storefront Life who lives in a converted 100-year-old storefront in downtown Toronto. Finishing her basement, she had to contend with sloping floors, shorter ceiling heights and a non-square room. New homes are built with much better watershed features than older homes, says Bob Smith, product developer at DRIcore Products. Both…

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