Make efficient and stylish use of your underground space! Whether you're doing a quick update involving paint and accessories or a complete basement refinishing job, Lowe's has all the tips, tools, and products you need to get the job done. Roll up your sleeves and get started!
Properly-functioning plumbing infrastructure ensures that your basement is a user-friendly and accessible space for everyone. Installing plumbing is no small feat, but we've got all the info and resources you need here. And if you need help, just call a pro!
It's important to make sure your basement is heated, cooled, and ventilated properly for those hot summer days and cold winter nights. Innovations in HVAC technology mean you can increase energy efficiency and improve air quality by choosing the right products. For central air conditioning systems, look for units with a higher seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) rating. And consider a HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filter when installing your ventilation system; these filters remove nearly 100% of particles 0.3 microns or larger. This improves air quality and can be very helpful if you or your family suffer from allergies to dust, pollen, or mould.
Making sure you have accessible, functioning, and-most importantly-safe electrical infrastructure in your basement is crucial. Once you install the necessary wiring and outlets, you can set the place up as you like with lighting and audio-visual equipment. Make sure to consult a licensed electrician for this part of your renovation. Here's what you'll need: