Archive for the ‘Basement Lighting’ Category

Basement Lighting Ideas

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

By Marion Reed One of the many ways to make any home feel more expansive and comfortable is to finish and decorate the basement.  However, basements are a bit different from the above ground rooms.  Basement ideas for décor need to focus on lighting, as many basements have small windows or few to no windows.  […]

Basement Finishing Systems

Monday, July 25th, 2011

By Elizabeth Gormley In many homes, the basement is a cold, dark storage space with concrete floors that’s more than a little bit spooky.  But with today’s basement finishing systems, it’s possible to transform this scary area into a warm and welcoming place as bright as any room upstairs.  Basement finishing works like adding another […]

Basement Lighting – No limitations, only possibilities.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

One of the most challenging and often overlooked areas in basement design is lighting. To compensate for the usual lack of natural day light, most people resort to bright overhead lights that will spread light evenly throughout the room, to prevent it from looking like a dungeon. While that approach might make sense for a […]

Top Six Mistakes People Make in Basement Remodeling Projects

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Almost everyone who owns a house with an unfinished basement, dreams of having it finished. How can you not think of it? After all, an unfinished basement is a whole floor’s worth of space that can be easily turned into any type of room your family needs. However, basement finishing projects are hardly inexpensive and, […]

Designing Your Basement Home Gym: Step by Step Guide

Friday, December 18th, 2009

A step-by-step guide to building your own basement home gym.