If you have a basement and are interested how to decorate it, here we are with a bunch of ideas! Today we are discussing basement ceilings and first of all, ask yourself a question: what will you have in this basement, and the answer will decide almost everything. Some of us make a laundry there, others create wine cellars, the third go for a home cinema, some guys create their own man space with a pool table and a home bar to invite friends, there can be a kids’ playroom, a home office, a gym, an additional bathroom or bedroom or whatever else comes to your mind. Now let’s have a look at the types of basement ceilings you may opt for.
Wooden Basement Ceilings
This is rather a budget-friendly and easy idea suitable for almost any space you want to create, just take reclaimed wood or some new and give it an aged or barn wood look and cover your ceiling. Such a ceiling will make your space warmer and cozier, whatever it is.
Painted Basement Ceilings
Paint is perhaps the easiest idea ever, just paint your ceiling or first cover it with some panels and then paint. Panels will also help your to add lights to the basement; you may create ay patterns and looks with paint. Such a ceiling is perfect for home offices, cinemas, gyms and many other spaces.
Corrugated Steel Basement Ceilings
This is an easy idea that will give your basement a cool industrial feel, perfect for man caves, bathrooms, gyms, laundries and other functional spaces. Just take your steel sheets, age them or not, and cover the ceiling with them.
Exposed Basement Ceilings
If you have lots of pipes and other stuff above, don’t be afraid to make them a part of the décor! Just spray paint them all with some cool paint that suits you basement and voila! You have a cool exposed industrial ceiling, which is perfect for almost any space. An exposed ceiling can also be a wooden one if you have enough wood planks and slats and some beams; it’ll have a warming rustic effect.
Stone And Brick Basement Ceilings
This is the trickiest idea yet the best one for cellars, such a ceiling will add to your wine space décor a lot, and it’s also suitable for industrial spaces of any kind.
There are more creative and inexpensive basement ceiling ideas, just don’t forget that the lighter it is, the wider the space looks and that you need to add lots of light not to make your basement gloomy. Get inspired!
How To Finish Basement Ceiling
Nowadays, you can find a lot of videos on youtube showing how you can finish your basement ceiling. For example, in this video you’ll find plenty of useful ideas to plan your ceiling design and find ways around all the obstacles that are usually are in a basement. Btw, this channel is very useful for all things related to basement construction works.