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How to Finish a Basement: Framing and Insulating

Turn your unfinished basement into beautiful, functional living space. Framing basement walls and ceilings is the core of any basement finishing project. Learn how to insulate and frame the walls and ceilings, build soffits, frame partition walls and frame around obstructions.

Wahoo Walls is a basement finishing paneling system. It is water and fire resistant, supposedly has an insulation value of R13, and takes care of 4 of the most brutal steps of DIY basement finishing (framing, insulation, drywall hanging and mudding) in one step. It's paintable and doesn't have the ugly seams that many basement finishing systems do.

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The Best Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Home

These cheap ideas for decorating your home are brilliant! http://lifehacker.com/the-best-cheap-ways-to-decorate-your-home-1537339826

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The Easy Way to Frame a Wall 16 Inches on Center

When you build a wall, the studs should be spaced equidistant from each other. Here's why the standard is 16 inches "on center", and an easy way to mark them.

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