01.06The Most Affordable Basement Ceiling Ideas
Finishing your basement ceiling can be a significant way to decorate your basement. There are some things you can do to cover your exposed basement ceiling. You can use fabric or drop ceiling for covering your basement ceiling. When choosing the right basement ceiling ideas, you have to consider your personal taste and your budget.
If you are worried about your budget and want to find the most affordable idea for covering your basement ceiling, you have many options for this. You can use faux wood paneling, bead board and even heavy-grade fabric to create architectural detail to your plain ceiling. However, those items will only useful in a short term, so you can use it temporarily until you can afford a long term solution. If you want to have a better ceiling covering, there are still many basement ceiling ideas you can use. The most expensive option, drywall can give your basement ceiling a finish look and allow you to paint the ceiling. Drywall is quite difficult to be installed if you want to include it in your diy project. You need to be experienced with taping and joint filling using drywall compound to be able to install it properly. If you are not really patient, you will get frustrated during the installation since even you make only minor imperfections, they will still noticeable. Drop ceiling can be another option for covering your ceiling. It gives an industrial look in your ceiling, but it is easier to install than drywall. Also, this is cheaper. One more benefit from drop ceiling is that you can easier repair or upgrade the ceiling since it made from ceiling tile. So, you just need to remove the ceiling tiles if you want to repair or upgrade your ceiling covering.
So, you have some options of basement ceiling ideas that you can choose to suite your price range. Now you can have an opportunity to cover your plain basement ceiling with the most appropriate one.