Before you embark on any remodeling project, it’s important to get the space prepared for a successful renovation. In fact, when it comes to a basement remodeling project, there are some very specific things you should make sure to do before initiating the project. Here are the key steps to take prior to initiating a basement remodeling project.
Waterproofing Is A Must
Before you begin work on your basement remodeling project, it is integral to check for any potential water hazards or leaks. In fact, waterproofing your basement is a crucial component of a successful basement remodeling project. The reality is, basements tend to be the place where water damage can be prevalent. However, if gone untreated, you could end up causing yourself a lot more stress and turmoil as soon as the basement remodel begins. Instead, take the time to properly waterproof the space that you need. This’ll ensure your basement remodel goes as smoothly as possible.
Conduct A Radon Test
Another key component you should do prior to beginning your basement remodel is to conduct a radon test. In fact, doing so can be a game-changer for the success of your basement remodel. The reality is, radon must be a priority. While radon is typically considered more important in older homes, even newer homes can actually be prone to having radon in them. To avoid the trouble associated with finding radon after beginning your basement remodel, conduct the test prior to conducting a basement remodeling project.
Check Out Permits And Other Requirements
When remodeling a basement, make sure you take note of any work permits or other mandatory regulatory precautions that need to be met to get the job started on time. In fact, without the proper permits in place, you could end up delaying your basement remodel causing a lot more problems in the long run.
At the end of the day, there is nothing worse than wanting to start your basement remodel only to find out that you can’t. In fact, avoid potential trouble by ensuring you take the proper steps before beginning your basement remodel.
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