19 Gorgeous Exposed Basement Ceiling Ideas That Suit For Your Industrial Home Style
If you're looking to make a small upgrade to an exposed basement ceiling without making the room feel cramped, there are a few ideas that can help you achieve that look without going broke. Adding a darkish painted finish to an exposed ceiling gives you the opportunity to be more creative when it comes to your design ideas. Painting your exposed ceiling with a dark color or alternatively black will help you mask your electrical wiring, so you don't have to cut them into the drywall. If your basement is mostly used to have white exposed ceiling, try a bold black ceiling design which will update and freshen the basement without going broke. The ideas that we've listed here are just a few of the many ideas out there, if you're looking to find an exposed ceiling design you like, take a look around online and you'll be sure to find plenty of ideas.
Another way to update an exposed basement ceiling style is to add a track lighting or pendant light over one or two walls. Pendant lights can be installed over one wall in a skylight and track lighting over the remaining walls in a fluorescent chandelier style. Track lighting has a higher wattage bulb than chandelier lighting so you can get a brighter light for less money. If you don't want to mess with electrical work, you can always hang track lighting over one wall with a cord running from the wall to the light and then run the cord through the ceiling to the other walls.
One final way to update an exposed basement ceiling is to use white ceiling paint as a means of hiding your electrical wiring and adding a little bit of light to the room. There are plenty of products on the market today made specifically for painting exposed ceiling walls. All you need to do is brush on the product and wipe it down, allowing it to dry overnight. You can create a very striking effect or create a simple, clean look. It's up to you. As long as your home lighting plan includes ceiling white paint, you'll be able to update your existing ceiling and create a wonderful new space.
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