If your basement is full of old, dusty boxes on an ice-cold concrete floor, you’ve probably imagined some better uses for the space. It can even become one of the most-used rooms in the home with a little effort. This blog is to help you realize the potential that’s sitting on the bottom floor of your home.
If you’re feeling stressed for space in your home, remodeling your basement is an easy way to make use of a space you’re not currently using. Finishing basements have become a hugely popular way to add more space to your home because it’s a cheaper option than adding an addition to your home and much easier than finding a larger space.
A popular basement finishing idea is adding another bedroom to your home in the basement. You can add a room for your growing family or create a space for older family members to live in your home. There’s also an opportunity to rent out your basement if you get it zoned to be an apartment. Adding another living space to your home can greatly increase it’s value if you ever consider selling your home, especially if you add a bathroom to your basement.
A newly finished basement is a blank canvas for whatever kind of recreation space you want to create. If you like to entertain or want to start, a basement remodel can be the perfect way to add a space that your guests will love. Depending on your situation, a kids play room can also be a great transformation option for your old basement. Another popular option is a sports or movie viewing room, oftentimes paired with a bar. You can’t go wrong with any way remodel your basement, and your space can adapt as your needs do.
Whichever way you decide to remodel your basement, it’ll add value to your home because it’s making use of a space that was underutilized before. While not technically adding to the square footage of your home, finished basements still increase the amount of livable area in your home. Not to mention the increase in value that adding another bedroom, bathroom, or both to your home will bring.