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I know that you want that basement completed so that you can have a lot more living space. Let’s talk about basement remodeling ideas on a budget. Even on a budget, you will be able to paint the concrete walls and the ceiling joists, as well as acid stain the basement floor.


Basement Remodeling Ideas On A Budget

Having a finished and functional basement in your home is a great way to optimize space. If you don’t have a large budget to spend, it can seem like a hard project to start or even complete. While the cost of remodeling your basement can be steep, you can still finish it on a limited budget. To stay within your budget, here are a few ideas to get you started with remodeling your basement.

  • Painting The Concrete Walls
  • Painting The Ceiling Joists
  • Acid Staining The Floor

Painting The Concrete Walls

When it comes to basement remodeling ideas on a budget, there are plenty of products and ideas that will work for you. The first step in remodeling your basement is painting the concrete walls. Before you begin painting, I recommend that you pick out a lighter color since there isn’t any natural light in the basement. The painting also helps to keep your budget low since you aren’t installing drywall. By using a light color of paint helps to make your basement feel brighter, bigger, and cleaner!

Painting The Ceiling Joists

In an unfinished basement, all of the visible joists, ductwork, and pipes can seem ugly and overwhelming. What I recommend, instead of spending the money on trying to conceal them, is to paint them a flat, black finish. This helps them to fill in the void behind the lights and is an effect that is used in many commercial retail stores and restaurants. It gives off a stylish appearance and simplicity. Give these accessories a good spray, and you won’t need to worry about them again. Or why you ever considered covering them up in the first place.

Acid Staining The Floor

When looking up basement remodeling ideas for a budget, people often forget about the concrete floors. But there is a very cost-effective way to finish the floor in your basement. Painting the floor or using an acid stain is a great idea and less expensive than using something like tile or carpeting. If your basement tends to flood, painting it or using an acid stain makes it a lot easier and cheaper to clean since there isn’t anything to tear up. Using an acid stain also keeps any dust down as well. Which is great for people with allergies.

Lotz of Logic

Because everyone loves having a fully remodeled basement in their home. These three quick and easy tips will help you get that without breaking the bank. And your basement will look like a million bucks while being less than that. So with a little creativity and sticking to your budget, you can make your basement look great.

Don’t forget, if you need an estimate on basement remodeling, give me a call. My team and I have been serving Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Oakbrook Terrace, Lombard, Carol Stream, Westmont, Willowbrook, Woodridge, and all of the Chicago area for 30+ years.

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