The Informative Hat Channel & Furring Channel Guide

Hat channels come in a variety of materials and sizes, and they can be used in applications with specific projects.  When it comes to renovating or rebuilding the walls and ceilings of your basements, it is necessary to understand how to use the correct hat channel for furring. Most basement renovation projects include masonry walls and possibly even ceiling assemblies. Depending on the type of wall you are going to build, whether it’s a concrete wall or drop ceiling, you can insert your hat channel in a variety of different ways. What is a Hat Channel? [...]

Gaming and Pool Table Room Sizes

Sebring Design Build Let's take a look at a very popular request: a pool table room or game room. Who doesn't love having a space set aside just for fun? Do you love your current home and/or its location, but a pool table room addition or upgrade would make it your ultimate dream home?  Then why incur the headache and expense of moving, when you can improve your existing home for a fraction of the cost? But before we delve into figuring pool table room sizes for your new space, we need to make a few design decisions. [...]

What is Overhead for a Home Remodeling Contractor?

When you are considering a new renovation project for your home, and you are getting bids from various contractors, it's important to understand the significance of overhead. If you are asking yourself, what is overhead for a home remodeling contractor, here's your answer: overhead is money above the material and labor costs, but it's used by the contractor for other important purposes. Now You See It, Now You Don't Generally, this extra 10% to 30% of additional funding is used for a variety of purposes. Some contractors might be forthcoming with their additional charges, letting you know that with [...]

Basement Remodeling 101: Important Considerations for Your Big Project

Featured Image: Sebring Design Build Is your basement dark, damp, and largely unused? If so, then it might be time to reclaim your basement space with a basement remodeling project. By finishing your existing basement, you can greatly expand the square footage of your home and enjoy added living and entertaining space to share with family and friends. Whether you're interested in adding a basement bar, a media room, a game room, or anything in between, there are a few considerations you'll want to keep in mind as you plan your basement finishing project. Determine the Primary Function Weaver [...]