How to Build a Basement Wall

Want to diy finish your basement? One of the first things you’ll do after choosing your layout is to build a basement wall. 

It doesn’t have to be hard, but there are a few things you need to know and plan in order to make sure you do it right. Here’s a quick overview to get you on the right track.

How to Build a Basement Wall Overview in 6 Steps

1st: Attach pressure-treated lumber to the floor

2nd: Mark and plan your studs

3rd: Cut and build your wall on the floor

4th: Lift and stand the wall into place

5th: Install the bottom screws and then level the wall

6th: Once the wall is level, add the top screws

Have questions? Leave a comment or head over to Instagram to watch my time-lapse build and find out more about this wall build in the the comments there.

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