Basements have traditionally been used for storage. In the most recent years, basements have been utilized for living space additions ...
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Tip #169. How can a homeowner accentuate the natural lighting available to basements?
Ensure that window treatments are sheer so the daylight filters inside. Opaque materials will cut the natural light, requiring the same amount of artificial lighting throughout the day as in the evening. Use lighter and more neutral colors on the window treatments, walls, furnishings, etcetera. Choosing contrasting color placement and decorative items will also enhance the lighting.