a severely cracked concrete floor and crumbling brick
& stone walls.

This photo was taken after we removed the original
floor along We also had parged the walls.
Basement before
Starting to work
Concrete being piped in for the new floor
Laying the concrete floor
The floor is prepared with some final
levelling and an underlayment placed.
Here comes the concrete for the new floor:
Framing the wall
Next we framed new walls and filled the space with spray-in insulation,
a efficient and space-saving way to insulate pre-existing homes.
(Just 4.5 inches of closed-cell spray foam adds an R value of 31.)
Sheet rock in the new bathroom
Sheet rock
Framing some walls
This corner will be the
new bathroom.
An engineered floor, such as Pergo, "floating" on a vapor-resistant underlayment is an
ideal, cost-effective way to finish a basement.
Installing wood floor
Sheet rock around the fireplace
installed requires no chimney
and will and mantle.  The wire in
the ceiling is for a built-in
speaker system.
Victor Brubaker
Builder
Philadelphia Remodeling Contractor