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Old 04-12-2011, 08:31 PM   #1
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Moulding and Trim in the basement


Is it wise to have the trim in your basement match color and style of the rest of the house?

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Bruno,
It's your house, you can do whatever you want. Just kidding. I just finished a basement remodel in a upscale home. The homeowner wanted painted woodwork because the rest of the house had it. The size of the woodwork was scaled down slightly. The upstairs had 9 and 10' ceiling heights. The basement was 8'.
In my own home, I have stained woodwork on the first floor (ranch). I stained the wood trim in the basement when I finished it but used all oak downstairs with a golden oak stain. First floor is poplar stained to look like dark cherry. Whatever suits your fancy.
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Yes! So that the overall look and feeling of your house has uniformity.
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