Subtitle Projects and Practical Solutions for Finishing Basements and Upgrading Garages

Chris Peterson
Price $24.99 / £18.99
Description Description Finish your basement or deck out your garage with up-to-date advice and photo-illustrated step-by-step instructions from a trusted brand.

In BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to Finishing Basements and Garages 3rd Edition, you’ll find a deep dive into various projects that will help you make the most of your home. This new edition includes:
  • A new gallery of basement designs
  • Sample floor plans for basements
  • How to create your own full-service home workspace
  • Newly integrated section and projects for the garage

Heal cracks in your foundation wall, pest-proof your basement, install a mini-split system, and so much more. With this BLACK+DECKER title, you’ll find information on:
  • Basement designs and floor plans: Want to finish your basement, but don’t know where to start? Find guidance and all-new galleries of inspiration for finishes. 
  • Installation: New in this edition, you can learn how to install a prefab straight-run staircase and use epoxy or lay rubber floor tiling to finish cement floors. You’ll also find updated sections on everything from creating office spaces to media rooms.
  • The “ground-level basement”: More interested in creating a workshop in your garage? Well, now you can! With this specialty section and newly integrated projects and tips, you can learn the best ways to get the garage you’ve always wanted.

Whether you’re already underway creating a new addition to your house or looking for a guide to get your creative juices flowing, this book is a great fit.
Format Trade Paperback 240 Pages
ISBN 9780760388884
Size8.25 in x 10.81 in / 209.55 mm x 274.64 mm
Published Date August 13th, 2024

The Editors of Cool Springs Press have produced the highest quality DIY home improvement books for more than 30 years. In conjunction with the experts at BLACK+DECKER™ they have combined resources to create more than 200 home improvement titles that provide consumers and weekend DIYers with the information they need to get the job done right. Their books have set the standard for do-it-yourself publishing, featuring clear, professional photography and concise step-by-step instructions that get straight to the point. View our full catalog at

Chris Peterson

Chris Peterson is a veteran home improvement and design author. Among the many books he has written are Barndominiums, 5-Gallon Bucket BookBuilding with Secondhand StuffManskills, four books in the Ideas You Can Use series, and many books in Cool Springs Press’s BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide series. He has also co-authored numerous home design books with noted media celebrities. He lives in Ashland, Oregon.

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