Ceiling. Tuesday , May 15th , 2018 - 11:04:20 AM
3. Efficiency Value of Tin Ceilings Besides the ornamental beauty of the tin ceilings they also ad efficiency to your heating system. Even after your heating unit kicks off the tin ceiling will help hold the heat longer. Tin tiles beside and above your fireplace can catch and reflect heat. They are also valuable for their flame resistance.
Now it's time to talk about that \"ceiling-scape\"! What is the \"ceiling-scape you ask? Well that's my new word for what's really UGLY overhead in the basement, the UGLY that's going to need to be hidden away from our view!
So put away that outdated beige, white or cream ceiling idea. Put away that stippled/popcorn type finish. Most people neglect their ceilings when they're redecorating their homes. Why hold yourself back? Imagine having a brightly colored ceiling that, no matter what the weather may be like, will be something you can look up, smile at and admire.
Solution? Simply \"fir-down\"(or make lower) these sections of \"ceiling-scape\" with 2\"x4\"'s! Just nail-up long 16'-0\" sections of 2\"x4\"'s from end-to-end in all of these areas, running them parallel with the duct-work runs (perpendicular to the existing floor joists). By doing this we make these sections of ceiling 1-1/2\" lower, and this gets all of our framing below all the pipes and wires that used to be our drywall's road! We can now drywall right over everything that used to be in our way with ease!
Another reason to buy that can of paint is the fact that a colored ceiling softens the sharp contrast offered by your walls. For most people, walking into a room with dark red walls topped with an intensely white ceiling can be almost shocking! It isn't comfortable and cozy at all. To solve this problem, opt for a ceiling color that blends better with your wall color. If you have walls done in shades of jade, why not select a ceiling in ivory or beige? It's a softer hue that complements rather than contrasts with your walls.
Ok you have designed your basement and come up with a winning floor plan! You have corrected any moisture or water problems. You laid-out your walls using the floor plan and permanently chalked lined those wall locations on the concrete floor in locations where they will be built.
Quote from Great Room Ceiling Ideas :
For a Simple way Paint them individually and then build. It could not be simpler. Painting the ceiling or wall supporting the pierced medallion or cast a complementary contrasting shade can make an incredibly crisp and comprehensive 2-color layout. The identical thing could be achieved for pierced seat railings and frieze moldings. Metallic foils, such as gold leaf, may also be utilized for extra flash.
Recessed lighting. They're economical and simple to set up during construction and permit for infinite customization to put light where you need it. The only drawback is that they are modern looking. After the remainder of the room includes a great Victorian or farmhouse texture, occasionally those lights can stand out like a sore thumb. There's a solution. Maybe not for everybody or every area, but if you despise the plain contemporary appearance of your recessed lighting, then attempt ceiling medallions made specifically with recessed lighting in your mind.
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