Basement ceiling
cartelbob
February 6, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I am debating on what type of ceiling to install in my basement. I am leaning to drywall ceiling but also considering a drop ceiling. Any thoughts on which is better? Also is there much of a price difference. Thx
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Ironwood Builders
Drop ceilings are less expensive and allow the sometimes necessary access to critical mechanical or electrical systems. A combination of the two (drywall where a hard ceiling is wanted and no access is necessary) could be a design help. The drywall can be painted a contrasting color from the drop ceiling and thereby become an architectural element.
February 6, 2013 at 9:27pm     
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Dytecture
Ironwood Builders is right on with the pros and cons of using a drop ceiling system. There is always the option of just spraying the ceiling black if it fits with the style of the house.


February 7, 2013 at 8:19am     
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Window Treatment Suggestions
I wanted to install plantation shutters, but the tub...
Horrible carpet dilema
Advices? I guess an area rug would help but it still...
Need Help With Long, Narrow room
We recently renovated an older home, turning the living...
Cat-Proof Toilet Paper Holder?
You can see the problem. The cat loves to totally destroy...
House Facelife
Can you give me some advice on how I could redo the...
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™