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10 Things You Must Know: Finishing a Basement

A finished basement is a great addition to a home. Use these expert tips to make your renovation go smoothly.

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<strong>Tip 9: The Furnace Room is Not for Finishing</strong>

Leave the boiler room and the laundry room unfinished to save money. There is code for framing around those items, a certain clearance has to be maintained between the wall and the unit. Generally there should be at least two feet of space all the way around the unit.

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