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Amy’s Blog Series: Punch Out Phase

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Amy’s Series: Painting Phase

by Amy Iverson / June 13, 2019

stone backsplash in basement bar wide cement tile look

Looking Like a Finished Basement! A lot has happened since the last video.  The drywall is up, cabinets are installed, the trim & doors are installed, the barn wood and barn door are hung and the floor is laid. It is looking good!  I love seeing all the selections come together and so happy that…

Amy’s Series: After Rough Mechanical

by Amy Iverson / June 5, 2019

framed in basement with steel studs and plumbing with concrete breakup

  The Mess, The Noise, And Change Orders! The Mess: The rough carpentry and rough mechanicals are complete and we didn't experience much mess yet.  Pretty painless at this stage of the project. The Noise: Steve and I were out of town during the rough mechanicals. Even if we were in town we would…

Amy’s Series: Ready For Construction

by Amy Iverson / May 30, 2019

bond insulation in ceiling joists in basement

Measure Meeting: Now that we have made our color and material selections, our project is almost ready for production.  Next we will be meeting with our Project Manager, Steve Marco.  At this meeting the plan dimensions will be verified, ceiling details will be discussed,  and look for cracks that could be issues.  We will also…

Amy’s Series: Selection Meeting 1 of 2

by Amy Iverson / May 9, 2019

blueprint of finished basement with walls highlighted

Part 1 - What happens in a selection meeting After you sign the proposal, the next step is meeting with your Project Developer.  Pam and Chelsea were our Project Developers and were great in helping us with plan details and color selections. They made the selection process fun and stress free as we worked…

Introduction to Amy’s Basement Blog Series

by Amy Iverson / May 2, 2019

unfinished basement with storage

Steve and I bought a new house this past summer.  When we moved in we had lots of projects and renovations that we wanted to accomplish. We quickly started making a list and prioritizing.  Yes, finishing the basement was on the list, but is was at the very bottom.  So far at the bottom we…