Last Activity:06-11-2008 7:47 AM
Posted in thread: pre-made built-ins? on 06-10-2008 at 05:03 AM
does anyone know of a place that has ready-made built-ins (like bookcases, cabinets, that sort
of thing)? Yep, looking for shortcuts, rather not make my own if ready-made is out there...for
the right ...
Posted in thread: cork or bamboo in basement? on 06-04-2008 at 08:12 AM
I remembered something I looked into before. We aren't ready to finish our basement yet, but
there are these soft, foam mats used for exercise areas, kids play areas. I did a quick Google
and came up ...
Posted in thread: opening up a stairway in basement? on 06-03-2008 at 04:29 PM
actually, the slide will go from the landing down to the right, if that makes sense - it's 5 ft
up, so I can get one of those cool outdoor (rated to 250 lbs) ones & stick it right on.Can't
believe my ...
Posted in thread: opening up a stairway in basement? on 06-02-2008 at 08:42 PM
but... the door needs to be behind where your chair is... because where you have the door, I'm
putting in a slide. :D IMO, life is too short to ALWAYS take the stairs!
Posted in thread: opening up a stairway in basement? on 06-02-2008 at 09:18 AM
thanks for those workups, very cool! I could go nuts with that thing, I think!Yep, second one
is what we're thinking...well, sort of - we'll put a little door there to get to the
Posted in thread: opening up a stairway in basement? on 06-01-2008 at 06:12 PM
Well, here's what we did yesterday (I use the term "we" incredibly loosely here,since I
did....well...nothing :p ). We'll keep the storage under the landing, but now it's soooo much
more open, I'm get...
Posted in thread: cork or bamboo in basement? on 06-01-2008 at 05:42 PM
No! You're just saying what my husband has been saying - but who listens to their husbands? :D
Pergo's not organic, though, and the box even says it's good for basements.... so would it
really be as "...
Posted in thread: cork or bamboo in basement? on 06-01-2008 at 07:56 AM
Thanks guys - seems like the exact discussion we're having over here - but point taken, why
risk damage, etc... I guess maybe pergo & area rugs will be our route then (I really hate tile,
it's so hard...
Posted in thread: small shower? on 06-01-2008 at 07:51 AM
thanks to you both - since we're not framed yet, we're going to try super-hard to eek out the
extra couple of inches - can't change the floorplan too much, though, since we've already been
Posted in thread: cork or bamboo in basement? on 05-31-2008 at 06:16 AM
Has anyone used cork or bamboo flooring in their finished basement? I hear it's not recommended
(nor any "wood" floors)...Thanks!