Updating basement what colors

Color-trend forecasters have spoken about the paint-color trends worthy of your walls for the New Year, and there's something for everyone, even several options for lovers of white.

Read on to find out what shades top paint companies think you should spend your hard-earned cash on in 2016.

(Source) If you’re doing it for your own benefit and joy of living in your home then the cost may be worth it, but if you’re looking to increase your livable square footage without increasing your budget, here are some tips!

For many, the basement becomes a purgatory for things we can’t decide what to do with.

“Or fill the lines with joint compound and then texture mine looks great! I painted directly over it with Behr’s Ultra paint (whatever it’s called with the primer in it). It is now beautiful and lightened up my whole life.” – Donna S. “We just did the dark paneling in a house we bought 3 months ago with one coat of primer and two coats of quality paint. Nick and Patsy Acheson are ready to update the 11-by-25-foot basement family room of their Arlington home.The kids have grown up and moved out, and the Achesons want a relaxing space for watching television, playing games and pursuing hobbies. They aren’t sure how they should arrange the furniture around the many built-in bookcases and the existing wet bar. “Yes, you can do a white wash…I had hideous paneling in my kitchen, and I bought a huge bucket of drywall compound and slopped it all over the walls. One coat of Kilz, wait the allotted time and then paint with your color of choice. I did this for a store here in South Africa and it turned out great! Are you sitting on top of a gold mine when it comes to additional living space?

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