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A Gloomy Basement Lightens Up
White paint, modern furnishings and exposed beams lend a bright and airy feel to a family's renovated basement
"exposed beams lend a bright and airy feel to a family's renovated basement... loftlike basement wasn't always bright and airy; it had oppressive, low ceilings and... in the basement and envisioned it as a fun family room with a more laid-back feel... between the basement and the ground floor, does sound travel from the ground floor to the... the basement more easily? Love the wood strip columns! Wow. This almost makes me..."
Box Beam Ceilings
"crowd, box beam ceilings also present a hidden benefit! The hollow beams are great for... are box beam ceilings. To me they just announce quality, stating this builder took... between the "beams", not the beams themselves. If you look at photos of the dome of the... in our basement which has high ceilings and we have been trying to devise a homemade... in our basement and are taking down the horrid drop ceiling. I was trying to explain..."
Design Details: Rustic Beams
"rough-hewn beams seen overhead in homes both rural and distinctly urban. Okay, so adding... adding a beam isn't any kind of "quick fix" or "easy update," but what it lacks in instant... decorative beam with fairly little work even long after the home is built. See what... a few beams do for the rooms below — no sleeping with the horses required.... for the beams! Great spaces I love the beams! i need to purchase rustic beams for my..."
Supporting Act: Exposed Wood Trusses in Design
"Beautiful beams, triangular shapes and rhythm of form... truss beamed ceiling, and I'm looking for lighting that will highlight the beams... illuminate the beams, while accentuating the implied ceiling of the bottom chord and relating... with our basement (exposing floor joists from the floor above rather than trusses) and... than the beams above. legacydcs - Not sure. You might want to click "ask a question"... Exposing beams in an existing home, how would you handle insulation? http://homeguides..."
My Houzz: Raw Aesthetics Rule in a Toronto Family Home
Exposed plywood and beams, rough concrete and unfinished walls give the interiors a unique look — and give the family more time together
"plywood and beams, rough concrete and unfinished walls give the interiors a unique look... leaving the beams exposed. They’re in no hurry to finish out the space, either. The couple... longer. The basement received the same new large picture window as the other floors. Built-ins..."
10 Tips for Renovating Your Basement
A professional contractor shares her tips on what to consider before you commit to a basement remodel
"ing a basement is no small feat. Unless you live in a newer home that's planned for... equipped with basements intended to be transformed into living spaces. But don’t see this... Renovating basements is old hat for Ventana Construction co-owner Anne Higuera. Soak up... in the basement must be addressed. I have been in many nicely remodeled basements... prevent basement flooding. Don't bother finishing your basement unless everything is..."
Basement of the Week: Tall-Order Design for a Lower-Level Lounge
High ceilings and other custom-tailored features in this new-build Wisconsin basement put the tall homeowners in a good headspace
"Wisconsin basement put the tall homeowners in a good headspace... project is a basement. "One of the main objectives for this lower level was height," says... In the basement he designed 8-foot doors and 10-foot ceilings, and paid attention... lives. Basement of the Week Who lives here: A couple of active, tall empty nesters... ceilings" in a basement as far as gas lines go. I have an unfinished basement with 10 foot..."
Basement of the Week: Modern Style Converts an Empty Concrete Box
From raw wasteland to fab living, sleeping and storage space, this snazzy basement now covers all the angles
"snazzy basement now covers all the angles... "While the basement was a dark concrete box with some engineering challenges, finishing... dungeon. Basement at a Glance Who lives here: A couple and their dog Location: Minneapolis... to my basement I've seen. Really helpful. Yay, for basement transformations in old... say, a basement where the BEFORE shot looks a lot like my own basement, so that I... Beautiful basement! Bookmarked. Can't tell you how much I appreciate the Basement of..."
9 Expert Tips for Creating a Basement Bedroom
Put overnight guests up in comfort or enjoy the bonus bedroom yourself with this professional advice for converting your basement
"into the basement. Odds are, this typically underused room isn't living up to its potential... turning your basement into an extra bedroom, their tips and tricks can help.... for the basements for homeowners. Creating a guest bedroom in the basement is often... in the basement where all the floors, support beams and braces are exposed (like photos... Jersey, basements were so common that we just assumed they were "part of the house"..."
Basement of the Week: Movies, Workouts and Billiards
Family togetherness moves to a whole other level with a remodeled basement designed to appeal to all
"remodeled basement designed to appeal to all... enjoy the basement. Basement at a Glance Who lives here: A couple and their children... finished basement before and may never get to do this kind of thing again, so we wanted... contemporary basement that incorporated a media room, a pool table and game area, a bar... with this basement and layout. and I was just looking for basement storage organization... nicest basements I have ever seen. No lie. The colours, the space, the lighting....."
How to Get Your Basement Lighting Right
"your basement a top-notch lighting system with layers of pendants, cans, sconces... Basements are the ultimate blank canvas. Should you go with a man cave or a family... for the basement to truly be a part of the home, you need to light it that way. Tossing... trick. Basements have their own special challenges, like low ceilings and a lack of... these basements, especially the first one! We don't have basements here in Florida..."
Basement of the Week: Guests Gets a Cottage-Like Stay
Converted to a comfy space with a full bath, a bedroom and extra amenities, this Maryland basement is great for visitors and the owner alike
"Maryland basement is great for visitors and the owner alike... in the basement. When a single woman in Bethesda, Maryland, wanted some private space... scary basement into an inviting space complete with a living room, bedroom, full... workspace. Basement at a Glance Location: Bethesda, Maryland Size: About 580 square feet... But the basement is really beautiful now. Nice to see a basement with low ceilings... now my basement will remain just a basement This is a perfect getaway for visiting..."
Basement of the Week: Smart Cost Cutting, Beautiful Results
A stylish multipurpose basement for less than half the usual cost? See the budget-saving tricks that helped this underground space
"multipurpose basement for less than half the usual cost? See the budget-saving tricks that... this basement now includes a multipurpose family room, a bathroom complete with... says many basement renovations of this scope and size can cost more than $100,000, but... dollars. Basement at a Glance Who lives here: A family with young children Location:... very "un-basement" like. Paint colors? OMG!!!!!!!!!! Also interested in knowing how..."
12 Tips for Supremely Organized Basement Storage
Basements practically beg to store stuff. These pointers help them hold belongings safely, effectively and with uncompromising style
"Basements practically beg to store stuff. These pointers help them hold belongings... es, a basement is simply best used as a storage spot. Even if you're planning to... remodel your basement down the road, you can still take advantage of the available space... a dry basement. Basements are either wet now or will be wet in the future. How many... of a basement with the ceiling sprayed white. The wood and wires were showing...."
Basement of the Week: Kicky Colors and Patterns Promise Fun
Snag a peek at a basement makeover happily inspired by a fabric swatch and done for less than $10,000
"peek at a basement makeover happily inspired by a fabric swatch and done for less than... dream basement makeover. She gave a piece of fabric she loved to interior designer... space. Basement at a Glance Who lives here: A mom with twin boys in elementary school... This basement makeover is awesome! I love the way the interior designer created... support beam-turning an eyesore into something meaningful-almost a focal point in the..."