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Remodel a Basement Utility Room

Learn how to turn a dank cellar into a dry, usable space with a custom laundry sorting table.

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Materials

  • 3/4" birch plywood
  • pressure-treated 2x4s
  • 2x4 boards
  • 2x10 boards
  • 1x3 boards
  • pre-hung 1-panel door
  • drywall
  • 1-1/2" drywall screws
  • drywall tape
  • drywall compound
  • construction adhesive
  • masonry nails
  • wood screws
  • shims
  • wood glue
  • paint
  • primer
  • trim
  • 2 piano hinges
  • acrylic sheet
  • 2 drop-leaf supports

Tools

  • pneumatic nailer
  • tape measure
  • hammer
  • hammer drill
  • drill driver
  • reciprocating saw
  • circular saw
  • utility knife
  • keyhole saw
  • chalk line
  • hand saw
  • level
  • trowel
  • paint roller
  • paintbrushes
  • paint tray

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