Problem Basement

May 26, 2011
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This was a Problem Basement to start with ,Low ceilings, heating ducts, foundation problems - you name it I had it But how do you eat an Elephant?? One bite at a time.   And that's how I approached this job, other then Elect and plumbing I did all the work by myself.

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    Snobnd7 months ago

    Wish I had more jobs like this one,,, but I have a feeling a basement refinished is in my future !

    Project from six years ago.

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    22 Constitutionabout 7 years ago

    Wow, what a difference! Great job.

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    Snobndabout 7 years ago

    More Photos here

    http://www.contractortalk.com/f18/first-big-job-year-96040/

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    Sir Mixalotabout 7 years ago

    Now that's what a professional job looks like!

    -Paul

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    DaVinciRemodelabout 7 years ago

    Sno - WTF! That is incredible! Nice work! Your design? If so (even if it isn't) I'm stealing ideas my friend. Does that ceiling have a curve in it? I love the posts! give us some detailed info on them. Need more info to steal properly!

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    Very creative (two thumbs up).

    Paul

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    Snobndabout 7 years ago

    I documented the whole project from start to finish
    its in the remolding section under "first big job"

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    Acresabout 7 years ago

    "I love the posts!"

    First thing I thought, do tell!!! Nice work..

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    Dmils83almost 7 years ago

    ugh def been there before with the horror basements. they are a lot of work and for some reason at least where i am from the basement stairs are always 28" or less. god bless bilco doors. good job on ur work. im guessing you curve cut 5/8 ply and used 5/4 cats for ur curve ceiling spots. recessed ceilings in a basement are a lot of work for the electricians and plumber but well worth it for getting the desired ceiling heights. keep on trucking snobnd

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    Snobndabout 6 years ago

    http://www.contractortalk.com/f18/first-big-job-year-96040/

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