framing

Renovating a space such as a basement adds value to it and enhances its aesthetics. Comfort is another factor for which people remodel their basement, and this overall increases the value of their homes. There are various contractors that remodel the homes but doing it yourself has its own enjoyment and a sense of satisfaction. Plus it is economical if we talk practically.

framing

 

However, before you remodel your home, you always need a set of power tools like reviewed on saw advisor. Different tools work for a different purpose, and these tools all-together let you remodel the basement as you want it to be.  

 

Framing

 

Framing is the very first factor you are going to need. It is useful when you want to secure the drywall or install the insulation around. When we talk framing, there are a few tools that you are going to need. To find the right tool check premium saw guide

 

Concrete Drill Bits: these bits are useful when you want to penetrate the concrete floor to secure the frame.

hammer drill

Hammer Drill & Regular Drill: you can have these drills to use the concrete drill bits and work the frame to the concrete. Try to look for a two-in-one drill that is a combination of hammer and regular drill.

 

Nail Gun: this is another tool you would need to secure your frame. Corded and cordless are two options available for the nail gun.

 

Level: the tool helps you verify if your frame is secure to the walls and straight. It would keep the frame from coming off the wall.

 

Hammer/ Mallet/ Sledge: any of these tools is going to be helpful to tap the frame into place so it stays in level with the floor and ceiling.

 

Laser Level: when you need to add a new wall in the space, the laser level helps you draw the guide along with the room so you don’t lose the alignment.

 

Circular Saw: this will let you go creative with the wood and cut it as needed for the project.

 

Installing Insulation

 

When you don’t want the building to experience any kind of moisture issues, you would need insulation. So after building the frame you can proceed with the insulation, and to secure it well, you would need the following tools:

 

Stapler: when the insulation fitting is non-compression, the stapler sets the beam rightly.

 

Adding your Drywall

 

Once the insulation is completed, you would need drywall. To add the drywall effortlessly, the following tools are needed.

 

Drill: a very obvious tool that is used to fasten the screws into the drywall.

 

Screw Gun: well, with screw guns, you can get the job done faster.

nail gun

Reciprocating Saw: a nice handheld saw that would cut off any excess part from anywhere such as doors.

 

Hand Saw: when you want holes for outlets or windows, this one is useful.

 

Finishing the Wall

 

In the next step, you would need to plug the holes in your wall. For that, here are the tools needed.

 

Mud Pan: you will be covering tools, and this tool works as a mud holder.

 

Drywall Knife: spread the mud nicely and evenly with the drywall knife.

 

Time to Paint

 

Now that you are done with the difficult part, it is time to show some creativity and finally paint the wall.

sprayer

Paint Sprayer: this one is best when you want a less bubbly and even pain application.

 

Paint Roller: if you don’t want to invest in a paint spray, a roller is the next great tool.

 

Carpet or Floor Installation

 

Having a carpet is needed to finish off with the basement and complete the look to add elegance. To install the carpet you would need these tools.

 

Utility Knife: when you would want to fit the carpet into tight spaces and corners, this tool would cut the carpet accordingly.

 

Carpet Stretcher: this tool is used for tucking the carpet into any corner.

 

Your Turn

 

This is pretty much all that you would need in order to renovate your basement and make it feel more like a lively space. Of course, you can always go creative with the basement as it suits you and your budget. Build an entertainment room for kids or something even better such as you can Google creative basement ideas. Get these tools and let the overall job become easy.