I made a lot of mistakes when I was finishing my basement, but this one really hurt.
This one cost me a couple hundred bucks.
But more than that it was a complete waste of 2 straight weekends!
And to top it all off, at first, it looked like I hadn't made a mistake at all. In fact for about 3 months I thought I was the "Mac Daddy" of basement finishing. I thought HGTV might be calling my number to host my own show. Everyone who saw my work was singing my praises.
Then one day I started to notice some problems. Aaaahhh, that' s nothing a little bit of brown Sharpie pen can't fix. I'll just touch that up, no problem. Yes, I fix lots of dings with Sharpie pens. But two days later… [Read more...]