Cheap Way to Lighten a Dark Basement

Want to lighten up a dingy, dark basement?

Here’s what you should do:

One. Empty everything but the washer and dryer (cover them instead).

Two. Spray paint everything white. Yup, everything: the floors, the walls, and especially the ceiling.

I’ve seen (and recommended) this strategy a number of times — and the results are dramatic!

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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