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How to cover unfinished basement walls

When you are planning to remodel your basement one of the most important factors would be to use a good makeover to the existing basement ceiling, which would be effective yet work out at an affordable price. The basement is usually a place filled with pipes, beams and when you are looking to remodel the place for some extra storage or living it would be necessary to conceal all these pipes and beams running across the length and breadth of your basement ceiling, and using paint or a suspended ceiling would be a great idea.

How to cover unfinished basement walls

When budget is the main criteria, you could choose to spray paint the entire ceiling giving it that real determining look which is attractive yet effective in concealing all the pipe work. You could use a shade of off white, as it would give a broader feel to the entire ceiling. The same color and texture of paint could be used for the walls to give that uniform and matching effect.

 

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Utmost care should be taken while giving that coat of paint as only a neat job can create that magical effect to your otherwise dull ceiling. Make sure that you cover up the entire basement with the coat of fresh paint including the pipes attached to the walls. Also making small adjustment to the lighting setup in the basement would only brighten up the look of your basement. An attractive bright little chandelier could just work wonders to your basement.

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However, if you can afford to spend a few extra bucks while remodeling your basement ceiling creating a suspended ceiling would be a fantastic idea. When the ceiling frameworks are installed in the right places, they would tactfully cover up all the wires running through the ceiling. The ceiling tiles these days come in different varieties as compared to the basic plastered model. The tiles are exclusively created to suit the needs of the creative customer of today. They can be chosen and installed according to your taste.

So go ahead and make your best choice to cover up the basement ceiling.{all pics from houzz}.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on January 17, 2012

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