The New Year is upon us, making many of us desire a change. This is the ideal time to focus your energy on a remodeling project you have been considering for some time. Of course, bathroom and kitchen remodels are exciting, but a basement renovation is more than just exciting, it is promising. Consider your basement as a blank canvas. Consider a studio, gym, playroom, man cave, or office, just to name a couple of ideas. The possibilities are almost endless with this available space.
Here are some thrilling ideas for you to consider that provide functionality and fun:
Additional Bedroom and Guest Room
An extra bedroom is always useful in any house. Whether your family is growing and an extra bedroom is needed, or family and friends often visit from out of town making a guest room essential, an additional room is necessary. Consider a roomy closet space, a reading nook, and an adjacent bathroom. Neutral tones are great for everyone.
Fun-Filled Game Room
Growing families or ones with older children can benefit from a game room. This space can provide an area great for entertaining. Consider a functional game room by also having a half bath, kitchenette, in additions to a comfortable selection of seating, and an entertainment center for video games and movies. Depending on the size of your space, consider table tennis, ski-doo, or table hockey.
Are any aspiring musicians residing in your home? A basement renovation can create an area where jam sessions can take place. Install plenty of shelving and storage for equipment and instruments. If possible, design a music area with soundproof walls as well as flooring to ensure peace is maintained.
Home Office Space
Many people today have decided to ditch the five o’clock traffic and stress associated with driving to and from work, by beginning to work from home. Renovating a basement to provide you with a peaceful, cozy office where you can work comfortably is a perfect idea that you will be thankful for. Be sure to include powerful task lighting, bookshelves, a built-in desk, and proper wiring to connect all your technical devices. You will wish your basement was renovated years ago.
Creative Art Studio
Do you enjoy painting, drawing, or crafting? Transform your basement into a spacious crafting space or art studio complete with big workstations, custom storage, and ample task lighting. No matter your hobby, a remodeled basement provides versatility, functionality, and a designated place for anything and everything needed to fulfill your artistic talent.
Custom Storage Space
Taking an unfinished basement and remodeling it to enhance your home’s storage spaces is the very least you can do. This is a very affordable option and everyone can use a little more organizing. Consider open shelving and custom built-ins, allowing you to use every inch of space even the area located under the stairwell in the basement.
There is almost no end to ideas for renovating an unfinished basement. Talk with an expert for more details.