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Question re basement floor renovation

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Posted by: from Oakland
7/7/2011 at 4:52:10 PM

Dear Handy American,

I have a small home that is a little over 700 square feet that is in Lima, OH. The basement ceiling is only approximately 6 and a half tall. I would like to have an 8 foot ceiling and I saw on HGTV Sarah Richardson who dug out the basement to make the ceiling higher. Brilliant!

The use of the space of the basement in such a small home is really important and so I am considering this renovation. Is this an expensive job and if so, approximately how much would it cost in Ohio? Thank you.

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Date/Time7/20/2011 at 2:08:49 AM

Check with your local city hall or whoever controls/enforces the permits and local codes in your area. They should be able to provide you with the proper information for your questions.

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