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Minnie1214 12-08-2011 03:32 PM

Finishing basement
 
So what do you think about just painting ceiling black in basement is it hard and what kind of paint do you use?

nealtw 12-08-2011 04:56 PM

Is it drywalled or just framing?

Minnie1214 12-09-2011 10:37 AM

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Its just the exposed floor joists like this pic

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BridgeMan 12-09-2011 01:18 PM

My ex-girlfriend Joyce would be highly offended by your equating her to a structural member. The things in the picture are floor/ceiling JOISTS.

Minnie1214 12-09-2011 02:35 PM

Sorry, don't know much about houses! That's why I was asking a question. If your ex girl friend is offended then obviously she is load bearing. Lol

JTGP 12-09-2011 04:53 PM

Go for it!

nealtw 12-09-2011 05:15 PM

I have seen that in a few offices and at least one restraunt. It looks like a lot of work evan if you spray it on.

markleena 01-17-2012 12:21 AM

Go for it. It look great!

Dionysia 01-17-2012 07:06 AM

I would think the hard part would be prepping the surface for paint.

Jdmrenovations 01-17-2012 10:53 AM

Yeah, the prep would be the tough part. Ductwork is normally galvanized, has to have the oil stripped off of it in order for paint to stick.

Other parts would have similar issues.

Got a pic of the situation?


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