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Built ins and space planning. Basement renovation ideas. Home decor and interior decorating ideas. Built in desk using wasted staircase space. Concrete floors.

Use a sprayer to paint the exposed ductwork, pipes, and cables white to match white-painted concrete-block walls. Painting the unfinished ceiling white brightens the basement and is a particularly good choice for a laundry room, where the focus is on cleanliness. Painting is also the least expensive option for basements with ceilings too low to accommodate a drop ceiling.

Unfinished basements can be dark and dingy.  They usually come with an exposed or open beam ceiling that reveals all the pipes, vents and wiring that are the inner workings for the basic functions of your house.  Remodeling the entire basement as you might the rest of your house can be expensive, but there are …

basement laundry room hopes...not finished... but clean, bright and functional---Need to remember to add some shelving and hanging rods opposite the washer and dryer.

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An unfinished basement: stain the ceiling, paint the walls, put in wooden floors. - My-House-My-Home

Need to do this for the basement staircase. Storage would be great. unfinished basement ideas | storage | Unfinished Basement Ideas

HouSeOnaShoestring: Unfinished Basement :Decorating- great idea for putting curtain in basement with unfinished (concrete) walls and exposed unfinished ceiling

kids artwork (note the unfinished ceiling...we didnt want the basement to be so closed in so went for loft look)