what low basement ceiling solutions is?

When looking to convert your basement into a new and unique space for you and the family, it is crucial to consider the height of the ceiling in your basement.

It is common for most homes to have basements with low ceilings which can cause the room to look small or uncomfortable but the talented team aspire basement conversions have experience in low ceiling basement renovations and have created and tested a variety of low ceiling basement solutions to solve this common problem – resulting in a large and stylish area that looks and feels like the luxury basement conversion you have always wanted.

Low basement ceiling options:

When your basement ceiling is too low, these solutions can be implemented through the use of clever designing and ideas that will help to combat the restrictive low ceilings. Some low basement ceiling ideas include:


  • Wood paneling -  an option that closes off your ceiling without adding bulk, wood paneling can be nailed or stapled directly onto the floor joists for a smooth fit.
  • Exposed duct work and floor joists instead of closing off the ceiling with a solid material, why not simply give the area of coat of heavy duty paint and leave it open?
  • Strategic basement lighting and use of natural light, these basement ideas for low ceilings are simple and realistic. The introduction of new windows can easily create a much larger looking room, these will be carefully designed and planned by the professional experts at aspire basement, along with the placement of spotlights or wall lights to enlarge the rooms appearance. These solutions mean its possible to create almost an expertly finished basement with a low ceiling that you desire, ranging from low ceiling basement spa’s, low ceiling basement bathrooms and low ceiling basement gyms.


Alternatively, a basement ceiling can be raised, as part of the basement remodel. This is a larger job that our industry professionals and basement contractors would carry out. This would be excavation, allowing extra inches within the converted basement due to the floor being lowered by this process, which creates a functional and inviting space for any home.


Be sure to take a look at the area guide to gain more information on what a home in your area could achieve in terms of basement conversions. The team at aspire basement conversions can easily access Leamington and Warwickshire area’s including Kenilworth.

To get a free quote, visit the basement costs tab and fill in some basic information about your basement or call 01926 827355.