Framing a Basement

Posted on: October 15, 2013
Posted by: Sebring Home Improvement



Just like your favorite picture, a finished basement requires a solid frame in order to keep the walls preserved.

When finishing a basement, framing the walls is one of the first steps you will take to define the space. We recommend hiring a professional like Sebring Home Improvement for this task because of its complexity.

Before you begin construction, Sebring Home Improvement will have to determine whether the walls included in the framing are load-bearing or non-load-bearing. Additionally, we will have to decide whether existing beams or joints need to be altered in order to install wall frames. Moving or cutting them may cause structural damage.

Once the basement walls are framed and insulated, finish them with drywall, paint or wallpaper, and enjoy your comfortable new rooms.

Questions to Ask Yourself:

Do I need permits?

Do I have to use treated lumber? What type of lumber do I need

Do I use nails or screws?

How does the framed wall get anchored into the floor?



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