Industrial Look Basement Remodeling Burlington IA

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Basement Solutions Inc
319- 752-7333
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Burlington , IA
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Sump pump Sales and Installation

Sears Home Services
8888675309
704 AVENUE G
Fort Madison, IA

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Home Depot
(319) 232-8889
1050 Southtown Dr
Waterloo, IA
 
A Premium Structure
3194362279
113 Pearl St. PO Box D
Shellsburg, IA

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Green Building Supply, LLC
8004050222
508 N. Second Street
Fairfield, IA

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Sears Home Services
8888675309
2700 MOUNT PLEASANT ST STE 32
Burlington, IA

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Bix Service
(800) 341-6730
2140 330th Avenue
Fort Madison, IA
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Basement Waterproofing
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Commercial and Residential

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Midwest Energy Savers, Inc.
8776405609
1862 E Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA

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EcoFoil Radiant Barrier
8883493645
2535 Bing Miller Ln
Urbana, IA

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Craig Mikesell
Redi-Pro Inspections
515-564-9325
2643 Beaver Ave. #322
Des Moines, IA
 
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Remodeling Your Basement for an Industrial Look

Yesterday’s basement debacle is today’s chic trend, as the industrial look is at the top of many homeowners’ remodeling to-do lists. Remember what Grandma’s basement looked like in the 1970s? Since Grandma and Gramps used the basement for storage, laundry and not much else, they kept it as they found it—concrete floors, exposed brick walls, exposed ductwork. The only “furniture” included a washer and dryer, water heater and an old Frigidaire refrigerator that stored extra cans of soda.

Fast forward to 2011. While homeowners may want a big-screen TV, pool table or even an exercise room to join that old Frigidaire, there’s a big demand for replicas of Grandma’s basement. If you’re starting with an unfinished basement, creating an industrial mode requires just a few alternations. You’ll need to remove carpeting, decorative paneling and other “busy” touches from a fully-finished basement in order to achieve a factory loft look.
 
Choose Industrial Materials
The bare bones flooring choices include concrete, real or faux stone or brick. Think of walking down a turn-of-the-century brick or cobblestone street. Renovate walls with the same materials. Consider a “two-tone” approach and use granite for the lower half of the wall and brick for the upper half. If painting walls, opt for off-white, gray or cool metallic blue. Paint beams, ductwork and joists black, gray, white or brown. Black works best because it draws the focus downward toward the room. The industrial look is a great “as-is” kind of look - even little imperfections won’t damage the overall vibe. Install a stainless steel banister along the stairs, or add stainless steel steps similar to what you might find on some mobile homes. Stick to black or gray if painting stairs or cover them with tiles in muted colors.

Industrial Touches
As for lighting, try overhead track lighting or fluoresc...

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