Category Archives: basement trends

Lighting Trends for the Basement

Back in the day, a family was sittin’ pretty if they had a “rec room”, the vernacular for a basement recreation room.  That simply meant your basement wasn’t a dark and dank hole that contained the washer and dryer, furnace and hot water tank, but was finished enough that you could entertain down there.  Perhaps […]

Basement Remodeling Tips

One room, laden with deficiencies, which gets overlooked and unloved, is often the bane of the homeowner’s existence – the basement. For many people, their basement is just a vast wasteland which houses the furnace, hot water heater, washer, dryer and laundry tub.  That’s it.  The rest of the basement is often a catchall, especially […]

Remodeling The Basement

For many years, if people were affluent enough to have a finished basement, it was termed the “rec room” and mostly consisted of paneled walls, a tiled floor, a dropped ceiling with fluorescent lights, and it was filled with furniture or old floor coverings that were relegated down there after being replaced with newer objects […]