Basement Renovation

Blog series by zeddicus consisting of 3 parts so far

Part 1: How the project came to be

02-09-2009 11:26 PM by zeddicus | 6 comments »

When we moved into our house we put hardwood throughout the upstairs and carpeted two large playrooms downstairs. This was great for a while, but one year after we moved into our house our region had a storm that dumped 13” of rain in 24 hours. The main playroom was soaked through. We decided to get rid of the carpet and tile instead as well as install new drains around the house. The drains were just completed and the tile has been down for a while, but since the room was empty i...

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Part 2: Electric

02-12-2009 09:06 PM by zeddicus | 2 comments »

I had an electrician stop by today because I have the ceiling open and the electric panel is in this room. Also, I have wires running through the ceiling joists that are in the way of installing the projector screen by just a few inches… so close! Now I’m going to get a few things done that I’ve wanted to have done.1) Sub-Panel in the garage. This house was built in 1980 and has one outlet in the garage. That’s it. It’s a two car garage I might add. The el...

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Part 3: Movie Screen Up

03-06-2009 06:15 AM by zeddicus | 6 comments »

I hung the projector screen tonight to check it out. I was having concerns about the size of it. It went up easily enough for being hung by one person.After hitting the button on the remote it was very nice to watch it slowly lower itself into the room. I think it’s a perfect size and I like the height that it ends up hanging. I was very happy right up until I hit the up button… and it didn’t go up. Now I’ll be on a support call with them tomorrow. :O( Not the be...

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