a Basement: Show Index
A series of six shows going
through the steps of finishing
(Series originally broadcast September-October 1998)
and Robin prepare to finish a basement. They install a sump pump, an egress window,
attach framing to concrete walls, and re-route pipes under the concrete slab.
Part 1 of 6.
Framing and Rough-In
and Robin frame partition walls in the basement and supervise the installation
of the heating ducts, plumbing, electrical cables, and recessed lights. Part 2
Insulation, Drywall, Fireplace
and Robin insulate for sound and energy, hang and tape drywall, and install a
direct vent gas fireplace. Part 3 of 6.
Cabinets and Carpentry
and Robin install the interior doors, wood trim, and cabinets for the basement
family room and bathroom. Part 4 of 6.
Office and Bathroom
and Robin install the plastic-laminate flooring, cabinetry and bookshelves in
the basement office, as well as tile and plumbing fixtures for the new bathroom.
Part 5 of 6.
and Robin finish up the painting and staining, and install the hardware, light
fixtures, and wet bar in the basement. Part 6 of 6.