Basement Finishing, Brick Foundation Walls

ajtrenkleMarch 10, 2011

Hi everyone,

We have an old house with brick foundation walls. The basement is exactly 7 feet high unfinished. We were thinking of going with exposing the brick walls, and having kind of a loft look since adding a ceiling will cut into the precious space.

A couple of questions:

1. Any advice on how to take some old paint off the brick walls?

2. How do folks go about leveling the floor?

3. Anyone every done or seen a look like this? Mind sharing photos?

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You may have to re-point the exposed brick walls to reduce drafts in cold months. And it usually pays to insulate and cover the rim joists.

Exposed brick walls for a modern look Photo:

    Bookmark   March 11, 2011 at 1:59AM
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