Are you looking for ideas to help turn your unused basement into a remarkable living space? In addition, you may want an entertainment space or an extra bedroom for guests. Whatever the basement dreams you have, here are ideas to consider when thinking about a basement remodel.
Put the kids downstairs, where they are free to make all the noise they want without bothering you. It gives them a sense of independence and gives you peace and quiet. They get to spread their toys here, and everyone’s a winner. You can also make it a basement bedroom but be sure it meets all local building codes (i.e., proper ventilation and an egress window). Ample lighting is also necessary to eliminate the scary dungeon feel.
Turn the basement into a productive workspace. It can be a study room, home office, or any other place to do your hobbies and get creative. It is a great way to help separate your work and family time. No more working in the bedroom or dining room.
Grab your favorite book and get away from all the screen strain and tech devices with a beautiful reading nook. Create a curl-up space with various soft, plump, squishy pillows, ambient reading lights, and a DIY bookshelf stacked with your favorite books.
Layer your basement room by adding comfortable pillows, blankets, and a rug to anchor everything together. Don’t just go and buy what’s on sale. Instead, think about the colors and textures behind the pieces. It goes a long way toward creating a cohesive, comfortable space.
One of the best uses of the space is turning it into a guest suite. It creates a handy extra sleep space for your guests and adds value to your home. Fresh, light colors expand the room’s look and go a long way to creating a basement bedroom that feels cozy and lovely. Use furniture that isn’t too big and bulky, and ensure there’s plenty of natural or artificial light. Also, remember, if people sleep in the room, it must meet all local building codes.
Here are a few more ideas for your basement: workout room, music room, movie theater, game room, wine tasting room, recording studio, or rental apartment. Go for it – only your imagination restricts you.
Have a basement that could be more useful? Reliant Home Contractors can help. Our professional team can handle any basement remodel that will meet your needs and budget. Contact us today at 919-229-9370 and see what we can do for you.