This basement reno began about 3 weeks ago. The owners were looking for some minor changes, but a livable space for TV and entertaining.
The work began with laying out 2 new walls and a new door to create a small home office.
Framing and sheet rock were done and then on to the wainscoting.
The bead board wainscoting is by RevBead. This is a superior product, with an excellent factory finish, pre-primed and ready for paint. (48516RB)
After the wainscoting was installed the next step was the cap rail. (F/J primed KB810FJ) The cap rail introduced some problems. The old sheet rock walls were not level or straight, probably due to warped 2x4”s. With a little work, some scarf joints, liquid nails and brads, the installation was seamless.
Next, the base board. (Colonial base, KB200) Again some tricky cuts and patience the installation moved along.
The walls and soffits above the rail were spackled, sanded and primed. (Benjamin Moore Fresh Start primer)
The ceiling grids from the old ceiling were left in place. Some new grids were added because of the new walls. The old grids were cleaned and painted white.
The wainscoting was sprayed and received 3 finish applications. The color is, Ashen Tan 996, semi-gloss.
The doors were sprayed and the color is, Baja Dunes 997, semi-gloss. All trim is also this color.
The upper walls were brushed and rolled and the color is, Mocha Cream 995, matte finish.
The soffits were painted ultra flat white.
All paints are Benjamin Moore Regal Select.
Prior to the installation of the ceiling panel, insulation was installed. The product is ROXUL Acoustical Fire Batts. (ROX316) The ceiling panels are model# 1205 at Lowe’s.
The wood products and insulation were purchased at Kuiken Brothers, Midland Park, NJ.
All paint and paint supplies were purchase at Pete and John's Paint Market, Oakland, NJ.