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Intown Basement Conversion

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December 4, 2013
designsuggestionsneeded wrote:
Would a white ceiling give the idea of more height?
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A white ceiling may give the illusion of more height, but would show many more imperfections in the ceiling above, such as the duct work, wiring, floor boards, etc. The darker ceiling color tends to hide these items and allow the focus to be below the ceiling.
There is no right or wrong color for the ceiling, it is just determining the trade-offs involved. Hope that helps. Rick
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Veronica Goodwin
I am trying to get my ceilin painted black in the basement. what is the name/title of the people/company that I can look up to do the job? thanks
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April 21, 2013
malooney wrote:
What is the brick on the wall? Is it a product or actual bricks?
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MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers]
It was existing brick in the area.
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May 21, 2013
Karen Heffernan wrote:
love the easel - where can I find it?
August 30, 2012
Dana Litz wrote:
What is the finish on this ceiling? What is the ceiling height?

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