Basement Renovation: A Wet Before To A Fantastic After

Basement Renovation:
A Wet Before To 
A Fantastic After
 

Watch as our basement goes from “Meh” to “Holy crap, get me the wet vac” to “I’ll never make it out alive” to “Holy crap, it’s perfect” in under four minutes:

Is the video a little nerdy? Yes. Did three months spent underground give me licence to post a highly dorky video on my blog? You betcha.  In case you can’t view the video, here are a few stills to give you an idea of how far we’ve come.  The fireplace area when we first bought the house:

The fireplace after the basement got wet:

The fireplace area today:

The bar area when we first moved in:
 
 
The bar area when things got soggy:
 
The bar today:
 

 The stair room when we first bought the house:

The stair room today:

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We LOVE.

Having poured blood, sweat and tears into this little basement renovation, we’re pretty pleased with the results. There are a few finishing touches we need to add, but for now – we’re happy to kick back by the fire and toast our amazing new basement.

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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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