Basement development is a complex subject that requires time and effort to cover. But what if you could reduce all that research effort to the five most important how-to’s? We will see about that. Here are the five most important how-to’s that you need to know regarding basement development. • How to clean the basement: Before you can remodel or renovate, first you have to clear up the cobwebs and dust and stuff that are kept hidden under there. • How to get rid of basement pests and mold: pest and mold infestation are a complete hassle when remodeling a basement. Nonetheless, you need to learn to do it. • How to find and hire cleaners and/or pest control: If you don’t have the time to do the cleaning yourself, you will have to outsource all the work. You need to know the steps in finding, and then later hiring pest removal and cleaning staff. • How to design a new basement: Although the DIY route in basement development is out of the question, it doesn’t hurt to put a little personal creativity to the remodeling project. Learn how to talk with your contractor about your options. • How to narrow down your research. Here’s a good example: if you live in Calgary you should look for Calgary basement development contractors, and not contractors from faraway locations.