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Basement's Complete
by Steve Cory
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Get your project done right the first time with site-tested advice from a pro. The most comprehensive reference for homeowners available, Basements Complete is filled with trade secrets only pros would know, as well as detailed instructions and over 740 photos and drawings that show every step.

About the Author: Steve Cory is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in detailed how-to projects. He has written extensively for Lowe's, STANLEY, Creative Homeowner, The Home Depot, and others. Cory is also the author of STANLEY Plumbing, STANLEY Trim, Outdoor Wood Projects, and Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities, all published by The Taunton Press. He lives in Chicago.

by Steve Cory
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Get your project done right the first time with site-tested advice from a pro. The most comprehensive reference for homeowners available, Basements Complete is filled with trade secrets only pros would know, as well as detailed instructions and over 740 photos and drawings that show every step.

About the Author: Steve Cory is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in detailed how-to projects. He has written extensively for Lowe's, STANLEY, Creative Homeowner, The Home Depot, and others. Cory is also the author of STANLEY Plumbing, STANLEY Trim, Outdoor Wood Projects, and Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities, all published by The Taunton Press. He lives in Chicago.

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Get your project done right the first time with site-tested advice from a pro. The most comprehensive reference for homeowners available, Basements Complete is filled with trade secrets only pros would know, as well as detailed instructions and over 740 photos and drawings that show every step.

About the Author: Steve Cory is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in detailed how-to projects. He has written extensively for Lowe's, STANLEY, Creative Homeowner, The Home Depot, and others. Cory is also the author of STANLEY Plumbing, STANLEY Trim, Outdoor Wood Projects, and Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities, all published by The Taunton Press. He lives in Chicago.

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Get your project done right the first time with site-tested advice from a pro. The most comprehensive reference for homeowners available, Basements Complete is filled with trade secrets only pros would know, as well as detailed instructions and over 740 photos and drawings that show every step.

About the Author: Steve Cory is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in detailed how-to projects. He has written extensively for Lowe's, STANLEY, Creative Homeowner, The Home Depot, and others. Cory is also the author of STANLEY Plumbing, STANLEY Trim, Outdoor Wood Projects, and Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities, all published by The Taunton Press. He lives in Chicago.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU FHB72071615
Table Of Contents CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

REMODELING OPTIONS

LIVING AREAS
Family Rooms
Entertainment Spaces
Bedrooms
Workout Rooms

UTILITY ROOMS
Offices and Craft Centers
Bathrooms
Kitchens
Bars and Wine Cellars
Laundries

THE GRITTY REALITY

UDERSTANDING YOUR BASEMENT
Anatomy of a Basement
Wall and Footing Materials

KEEPING OUT MOISTURE
Make it Dry
Testing for Moisture
Redirecting Rainwater
Installing a Sump Pump and Drain
Other Interior Drain Solutions
Sealing from the Outside
Windows

STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
Spotting Problems
Solving Problems
Posts and Beams
Sealing Ducts and Pipes
Upgrading Major Appliances
Lowering a Basement Floor
Pests
Radiant Floor Heat

PLANS LAYOUTS AND INSTALLATIONS

SIMPLE SOLUTIONS
Minimalist Approaches

LAYOUT CONSIDERATIONS
Getting Ready to Get Ready
Planning and Drawing
Working with Subcontractors
The Order of Work
Electrical and Plumbing Installations
Choosing Lighting

FRAMING WALLS AND CEILINGS

PREPPING OUTSIDE WALLS FOR FRAMING
Keeping the Framing and Insulation Dry

FRAMING
A Basic Framed Wall
Planning and Buying Materials

FRAMING BASIC WALLS
Laying Out on the Plates
Building a Wood Wall Frame on the Floor
Piecing in Wood Framing
Framing with Metal Studs
Framing Windows and Doors

SPECIAL FRAMING SITUATIONS
Lowering a Ceiling
Building an Interior Wall
Framing a Plumbing Wall
Framing and Finishing a Curved Wall
Framing around Obstructions

ROUGH PLUMBING

PLUMBING DWV LINES
Understanding DWV Pipes
The Importance of Venting
AAVs to the Rescue, Maybe
Pipe Materials
DWV Plans
Working with DWV Pipe
Running Drainpipes under the Floor
Running Drainpipes through a Wall
Up-flush Systems

RUNNING SUPPLY LINES
Supply Pipes
Working with Copper Pipe
Running Copper Pipe through Walls
Working with PEX

OVERALL SETUPS
Rough Plumbing Configurations
Making a Custom Shower Pan

ROUGH WIRING

UNDERSTANDING WIRING
The Service Panel
Circuit Wiring
Avoiding Overloads
Common Codes

WORKING WITH CABLE, WIRES, AND BOXES
Stripping Cable and Wires
Splicing Wires
Connecting Wires to Terminals

INSTALLING BOXES AND CABLE
Installing Boxes
Running NM Cable into Plastic Boxes
Hooking Cable to Metal Boxes
Ceiling Boxes
Installing a Canister Light Body
Wiring with Conduit

FINAL INSTALLATIONS
Common Wiring Arrangements

CONNECTING TO POWER
Tapping into an Existing Circuit
Running a New Circuit

WALLS AND CEILINGS

APPROACHES TO WALLS
Wall Surface Options
Installing Insulation between Studs

HANGING DRYWALL
Choosing Drywall
Cutting Drywall
Hanging Drywall
Finishing Drywall

FLOORING
FLOORING OPTIONS
Common Types of Flooring

REPAIRS
Patching and Repairing a Concrete Floor

FLOOR SUBSTRATES
Installing a Subfloor

FINISH FLOORING
Laying Out the Finished Floor
Laying Ceramic or Stone Tile
Installing a Floating Floor
Installing Carpeting
Installing Carpet Tiles
Acid Staining the Floor

WINDOWS, DOORS, AND TRIM
WINDOWS AND DOORS
Installing a Window
Installing an Egress Window
Installing an Interior Pre-hung Door

TRIMWORK
Choosing Trim Materials
Trimming a Door
Trimming a Window on the Inside
More Casing Possibilities
Trimming a Windows on the Outside
Installing Baseboard Trim

FINISH PLUMBING AND WIRING
FINISH PLUMBING
Installing Stop Valves
Installing Tub and Shower Fixtures
Installing a Toilet
Installing a Vanity Sink
Installing a Pedestal Sink
Installing a Bathtub

FINISH WIRING
Installing Devices and Fixtures
Installing Switches and Receptacles
Installing Lights

Index
Intro No
ISBN 978-1-63186-846-7
Video No
Author Steve Cory
Publication Year 2018
Dimensions No
Pages 256
Photo 705
Drawings 35
Other Formats No
Cover Paperback
Format Paperback

Additional Information

SKU FHB62077416
Table Of Contents CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

REMODELING OPTIONS

LIVING AREAS
Family Rooms
Entertainment Spaces
Bedrooms
Workout Rooms

UTILITY ROOMS
Offices and Craft Centers
Bathrooms
Kitchens
Bars and Wine Cellars
Laundries

THE GRITTY REALITY

UDERSTANDING YOUR BASEMENT
Anatomy of a Basement
Wall and Footing Materials

KEEPING OUT MOISTURE
Make it Dry
Testing for Moisture
Redirecting Rainwater
Installing a Sump Pump and Drain
Other Interior Drain Solutions
Sealing from the Outside
Windows

STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
Spotting Problems
Solving Problems
Posts and Beams
Sealing Ducts and Pipes
Upgrading Major Appliances
Lowering a Basement Floor
Pests
Radiant Floor Heat

PLANS LAYOUTS AND INSTALLATIONS

SIMPLE SOLUTIONS
Minimalist Approaches

LAYOUT CONSIDERATIONS
Getting Ready to Get Ready
Planning and Drawing
Working with Subcontractors
The Order of Work
Electrical and Plumbing Installations
Choosing Lighting

FRAMING WALLS AND CEILINGS

PREPPING OUTSIDE WALLS FOR FRAMING
Keeping the Framing and Insulation Dry

FRAMING
A Basic Framed Wall
Planning and Buying Materials

FRAMING BASIC WALLS
Laying Out on the Plates
Building a Wood Wall Frame on the Floor
Piecing in Wood Framing
Framing with Metal Studs
Framing Windows and Doors

SPECIAL FRAMING SITUATIONS
Lowering a Ceiling
Building an Interior Wall
Framing a Plumbing Wall
Framing and Finishing a Curved Wall
Framing around Obstructions

ROUGH PLUMBING

PLUMBING DWV LINES
Understanding DWV Pipes
The Importance of Venting
AAVs to the Rescue, Maybe
Pipe Materials
DWV Plans
Working with DWV Pipe
Running Drainpipes under the Floor
Running Drainpipes through a Wall
Up-flush Systems

RUNNING SUPPLY LINES
Supply Pipes
Working with Copper Pipe
Running Copper Pipe through Walls
Working with PEX

OVERALL SETUPS
Rough Plumbing Configurations
Making a Custom Shower Pan

ROUGH WIRING

UNDERSTANDING WIRING
The Service Panel
Circuit Wiring
Avoiding Overloads
Common Codes

WORKING WITH CABLE, WIRES, AND BOXES
Stripping Cable and Wires
Splicing Wires
Connecting Wires to Terminals

INSTALLING BOXES AND CABLE
Installing Boxes
Running NM Cable into Plastic Boxes
Hooking Cable to Metal Boxes
Ceiling Boxes
Installing a Canister Light Body
Wiring with Conduit

FINAL INSTALLATIONS
Common Wiring Arrangements

CONNECTING TO POWER
Tapping into an Existing Circuit
Running a New Circuit

WALLS AND CEILINGS

APPROACHES TO WALLS
Wall Surface Options
Installing Insulation between Studs

HANGING DRYWALL
Choosing Drywall
Cutting Drywall
Hanging Drywall
Finishing Drywall

FLOORING
FLOORING OPTIONS
Common Types of Flooring

REPAIRS
Patching and Repairing a Concrete Floor

FLOOR SUBSTRATES
Installing a Subfloor

FINISH FLOORING
Laying Out the Finished Floor
Laying Ceramic or Stone Tile
Installing a Floating Floor
Installing Carpeting
Installing Carpet Tiles
Acid Staining the Floor

WINDOWS, DOORS, AND TRIM
WINDOWS AND DOORS
Installing a Window
Installing an Egress Window
Installing an Interior Pre-hung Door

TRIMWORK
Choosing Trim Materials
Trimming a Door
Trimming a Window on the Inside
More Casing Possibilities
Trimming a Windows on the Outside
Installing Baseboard Trim

FINISH PLUMBING AND WIRING
FINISH PLUMBING
Installing Stop Valves
Installing Tub and Shower Fixtures
Installing a Toilet
Installing a Vanity Sink
Installing a Pedestal Sink
Installing a Bathtub

FINISH WIRING
Installing Devices and Fixtures
Installing Switches and Receptacles
Installing Lights

Index
Intro No
ISBN No
Video No
Author Steve Cory
Publication Year 2018
Dimensions No
Pages No
Photo No
Drawings No
Other Formats No
Cover PDF eBook
Format eBook (PDF)
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