I am new to the Forum and this is my first thread. I thought that this would be a good place to get some good ideas and feedback on the HT project we are doing in Winsor, CO.
To give you a little history on the project. We bought this house in October of 08. It was bank owned from a forclosure. We are looking to fix it up and flip it. It has about 7500 total square feet including the basement. Pretty much all footage is unfinished. The basement has about 2000 square feet of which about 1500 of that only has a 7' 2" ceiling included in that was 2 store rooms one bedroom one bath room and 2 other small rooms (about 225 sf) a piece that I don't even know what you would classify them as.
We have done two other houses in the same area that are bigger than 4500 sf and have done HT in both of them. We wanted to do one in this house as well, but with a majority of the basement being only 7' 2" and all of the existing walls in the basement being support wall for the two upper floors we didn't really see how that was going to be possible.
Well after a couple of weeks of brainstorming and talking about it, we decided that the only thing that we could really do to make our HT possible was to take out the support wall between the two misc. rooms and to lower the floor.
So begins our journey..........