Renovating your basement will open up a whole new space for you and your family to use and enjoy. Not only will finishing your basement add usable square footage to your home, it will allow you to be creative while tailoring the area to your family’s interests and hobbies. This article will go over some of the different ways in which you can finish your basement.
The basement is a great place to store and play larger games such as pinball, video games, ping pong and more. You can set up the basement like an arcade allowing people to pick and choose from the games displayed.
Installing a big screen television with a surround sound system and some comfortable chairs allows the basement to be a great place to watch movies or sporting events. Consider soundproofing the room to enable you to turn up the volume without disturbing the rest of the house.
The basement also works well as a place to set up a workshop. You can use it as a space to store the tools and machinery that you need to work on your projects. The basement is an ideal place for woodworking, small engine repair, crafts or whatever activity that might not be suitable in other areas of the house.
If you like to get together with friends and play music, the basement is a great place to set up a studio. Depending on the volume you normally play at, you might want to invest in some soundproofing so as not to disturb the neighbours or the people upstairs.
Basements are an ideal space for rambunctious kids to let off energy while playing. You know they’re in the house and safe while allowing you to relax or go about your household duties.
The cool, dark environment of the basement is a perfect place to store bottles of wine. Installing a wine cooler can allow you to adjust the temperature and humidity making a perfect environment for wine bottles.
Gym And Spa
The space offered by a basement makes it a good area for doing exercises, storing gym equipment or even installing a sauna or steam room.