If you have recently finished a room in your basement, you are probably shocked by what a huge transformation it has undergone to become the new and improved room that it is. The basement can be a great place for the kids to play, for family time to be held, or for a theater system to be installed. There are so many opportunities for rooms in the basement, and you should make it as nice as possible for any guests. This includes making the windows nicer than however they originally were.
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Most people would agree that snakes are undesirable. The majority of the population would agree that they do not want to look out of their window, into the garden and see snakes moving about in the area where perhaps their children play or their beloved pets. Depending on where you live, you may encounter snakes on a regular basis or you may never see a snake at all.
Home sweet home? Most houses are safe and healthy. But there are a few out there that turn out to be killers. Here is a list of the worst offenders, where they come and what you can do to fight back, followed by a link to more information for each:
- 1. Radon– Colorless, odorless, tasteless, and chemically inert radioactive gas. Causes Lung Cancer. Smoking, radon, and secondhand smoke are the leading causes of lung cancer. In fact, radon in indoor air is estimated to cause about 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States.
If you wish to install ceramic on basement concrete, you have actually made a very wise decision. The inherent dampness of basements makes other flooring choices somewhat uninviting. Ceramic happens to be very resistant, when properly grouted; to damage that may be the result of damp air and moisture. Of course the decision to install ceramic on basement concrete is difficult for some who prefer the warmth of carpet of laminate flooring, ultimately you must make the best choice for your tastes as well as your design style.
What Options other than Ceramic Exist?
If you are looking for tips for dark basements, I have a few that might help you brighten your basement living space and make it much more inviting. Basements by their very nature are dark and uninviting. The problem is that most homeowners, when finishing their basements, do not seek tips for dark basements but make the problem worse rather than better with their decorating and design choices.
How do You Make it Lighter and Brighter?