Design Ideas for Basements, 2nd Edition by Wayne KalynDesign Ideas for Basements, 2nd Edition by Wayne Kalyn

Design Ideas for Basements, 2nd Edition

byWayne Kalyn

Paperback | August 19, 2008

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Design Ideas for Basements presents hundreds of ideas for turning a basement into stylish, comfortable living space. It also provides the information a homeowner needs to know before embarking on the project, including advice regarding permits, how to tackle moisture issues, providing light and access, and camouflaging the furnace and pipes.Many examples of finished projects are featured: media and game rooms, home theaters, laundry facilities, offices, wine cellars, guest quarters, familiy rooms, built-in storage and closet, plus and more.
Wayne Kalyn is a freelance writer and editor. Previously, he was Editorial Director of Health Books at Reader's Digest, as well as the Project Editor of 1001 Do-It-Yourself Hints and Tips (Reader's Digest Books). He was also the Senior Editor at Men's Journal Magazine.Wayne Kalyn is a graduate of Syracuse University. He lives in Cranfo...
Title:Design Ideas for Basements, 2nd EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.49 inPublished:August 19, 2008Publisher:FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1580114245

ISBN - 13:9781580114240

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Resource! A fabulous source of ideas when it came to deciding what to do with our unfinished basement. Actually bought another copy to give to a friend.
Date published: 2016-11-10

Table of Contents


Ch. 1. Laundry and Storage
Laundry RoomsMudroomsStorage Ideas Ch 2. Exercise & Game Rooms

 Home-fitness CenterGame Rooms

Ch 3. Media Rooms 

Media EquipmentIt's Show Time

Ch 4. Fun Spaces 

Kids' Play SpaceHobby SpaceGathering Spots

Ch 5. Wine Storage and Bars 

Wine CellarsWet bars

Ch 6. Architectural Elements

Neat IdeasStairwaysIt's in the Details

Ch 7. Personal Space

An Extra Half BathAn Additional Full BathLighting and VentilationSaunas

Ch 8. Workshops

Making PlansWorkbenchesTool Storage

Ch 9. Making it Home 

Light + WarmthCozy KitchensRelaxation

Ch 10. Home Offices

A Place for BusinessIlluminating IdeasSavvy Storage

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