When finishing a basement, framing the walls is one of the first steps you'll take to define the space. We recommend hiring a professional for this task because of its complexity.
Before you begin construction, your contractor will have to determine whether the walls included in the framing are load-bearing or non-load-bearing. Additionally, they'll 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.
See also: Planning a Basement Remodel
Add a shower to your finished basement, and you've got the perfect guest space.
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