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Loft-Like Basement Renovation

Exposed joists add character to reconfigured and remodeled basement
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August 11, 2014
Nora Ruo wrote:
thickness of floor with radiant heat? - Hi there we have a low ceiling basement 6'10'' ish we would like to keep the ceiling exposed to gain more space but we want radiant heat for the flooring. There is already a cement floor in place, can you tell me what is the thickness that will be added if we insulate (moisture), put on electric heating mat and ceramic tiles? thanks
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Wentworth, Inc.
Electric heat mats are a great way to add heating to a space without taking up a lot of room with bulky heaters. To answer your question, you should expect to loose anywhere between 1/2" to 1 1/4" depending on the material used. Please remember that you need 7'-0" ceiling heights in most jurisdictions for habitable space. Thanks for your inquiry.
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August 10, 2014
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Wentworth, Inc.
The open joists really accentuate the head height in a low space. We were able to achieve this open look because we are a single family dwelling. Thanks for your inquiry.
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June 27, 2014
mimismiller wrote:
How tall is the ceiling? Thank you.
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Wentworth, Inc.
The ceiling is 7'-8" to the underside of the subfloor above and just over 7'-0 to the underside of the joists. By keeping the joists open you can achieve a more airy feel to the space even when you are limited by the existing conditions. Thanks for your inquiry.
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April 4, 2014
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Wentworth, Inc.
We had the ceiling sprayed by our painters. One of the keys to making this work is cleaning and sanding the years of built-up grime from the sub-floor and joists. This is a relatively labor intensive process. Thanks for your inquiry.
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Hi, can you tell me where the pipes are? We would like to do this, but we have pipes...
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March 29, 2014
roundwindow wrote:
The lights look great .Where can i get the lights.bulbs? - I love the lights. Are the bulbs siver?
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Wentworth, Inc.
The lights are called half-chrome bulbs. Thanks for your interest.
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March 6, 2014
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Wentworth, Inc.
One of the simplest way to warm your existing concrete floors is to cover them with ceramic tile over an electric heat mat. You will probably want to level the floor anyhow since most garage floors slope. Hope that helps.
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November 25, 2013
dkwphoto wrote:
What material is the floor? Vinyl tile?
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Wentworth, Inc.
The floor is a Ceramic Tile, 12x24 Exhibition Grey from Dal Tile. Thanks for your inquiry.
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November 20, 2013
dauwis wrote:
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Wentworth, Inc.
The ceilings were sprayed by a professional painter. The noise transmission will be greater between the floors when you removed the plaster from the ceiling. Thanks for inquiring.
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Geoff Clough
hi there - who makes the light fixtures for the mirrored bulbs?
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August 8, 2013
Emily Del Greco wrote:
who makes the red pillows?! they are great!
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Wentworth, Inc.
Thanks, we love them too! They are actually the homeowners' custom pillows.
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January 16, 2013
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Yearley Interiors
upholstered fabric covered panels can be hung just slightly below the beams for a really cool hip look. I see it done all the time in commercial building where all the ducts and wiring is exposed above. Especially in restaurants. It helps hide the framework which can be unsightly as well as add a sound barrier and help with insulation.
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TheFurnitureCollection
Do you have carpeting with thick padding on the floor above to absorb sound?
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August 30, 2012
Emily Marker wrote:
What kind of lightbulbs are in the three fixtures?
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Emily Marker
Thank you!
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Emily, I just purchased a box of the "half chromes" from Amazon. I'm pretty sure there is still plenty to be had
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August 27, 2012
masnis wrote:
who makes this sofa?
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Wentworth, Inc.
Hi masnis,
It's furniture that was already owned by our client; we don't have that information.

marketing@wentworthstudio.com
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June 24, 2012
teefis wrote:
I LOVE the artwork over the sofa. Who is the artist or where can I buy this?
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Wentworth, Inc.
This project cost $60-70,000. It depends on your geographic area.

thanks for asking,
marketing@wentworthstudio.com
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Hi teefis and savannahh22,

Like Wentworth, the artist of this work is unknown to me, but I can create an original work for you with similar colors. Please visit http://www.spkcreative.com/index.php#.T-i1fGh970c to see/purchase my affordable, vividly cheerful abstracts, which has been shown in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. You can find sizing and pricing options for commissioned works in the I Am A Butterfly Gallery http://www.spkcreative.com/thumbnail_list.php?mgd_id=168503#.T-i1lmh970c. I ship worldwide via UPS (except for PO boxes and military addresses).

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"There are two young children in the house, so the basement is used as a playroom for the kids, a TV and media room for the adults and a lounge that feels more modern and cozy," says Wentworth.
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In a basement it’s common to lower the ceiling and install recessed can lights. For a more modern touch, and to make the space feel airier, consider peeling back the ceiling in places and running track lights along the exposed joists.

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