Basements can be difficult to renovate, with low ceilings, little natural light and awkwardly located furnaces and pipes rooms. However, do not let some obstacles basement finishing in the way of creating an addition, comfortable cozy home. The uniqueness of basement structures makes them great contenders for innovative, fun design ideas. The quickest and most dramatic to give your basement a whole new look way is to paint the walls, floors and improve finish the roof.
A coat of paint can liven up a dingy basement in no time. Painting basement walls can be a bit more difficult than regular paint walls, however, and you may have to treat mold or mildew or first sandblasted to create a smooth surface. Basement finishing the floor is also a bit tricky, as they may require treatment for moisture penetration, a common.
For the ceiling basement finishing, your options depend on what you have to work. If you have a mess of pipes under the gallows, the easiest way to get around them is to go with the industrial side simply painting the exposed ductwork. Pipes bold color can visually increase the ceiling height. Another option is a drywall ceiling, but this can make it look even lower.