stripping Columns

January 20, 2014

Dear Debbie,


The kids are grown now and we are renovating our basement room to suit our lifestyle. The toys, beanbag chairs and table hockey have been cleared out. We’d even like the TV to be hidden. Have you any ideas for making a “below level” room look inviting? What about the ceiling and the high windows? Thanks, Ray and Connie.

Dear Ray and Connie,

Recreation rooms have come a long way from their poorly lit, dark-paneled predecessors. With the proper attention to window coverings, floor and ceiling materials, you’ll even forget you are in the basement. 

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