The word basement is not always associated with light and fun spaces. On the contrary, basements are often assumed to be dark, damp and dated, not to mention chock-full of wood panelling and drop ceilings. While this is the case for some basements, our talented team of professionals are here to show you that your Northern Virginia basement is a wealth of unlocked potential, just waiting to add value to your home and square footage to your living space.
Take a look at these eight creative and cozy basement remodeling ideas and you’ll begin to see your basement in a whole new light:
Relaxing Family Rec Room
If your home is in need of some extra space in which to unwind, then it’s time to put your basement to work. You’d be amazed at what drywall installation and interior painting work will do to transform your basement. Even these basics can take your downstairs space from the worst room in the house to the most coveted.
Light and Bright Guest Suite
Everyone wants a homey, comfortable place to offer guests and and visiting family members. Believe it or not, your basement can be exactly that. With the addition of egress windows and a bit of bathroom remodeling, your basement space can easily become an inviting guest suite and a conforming bedroom, profitable for home resale.
Quiet Basement Office
As our work style shifts, more and more of us find ourselves working at home and in need of a dedicated home office space. Basement remodeling can be just the thing to solve your work space woes and create a functional, beautiful home office that inspires productivity and focus.
Lively Game Room
Have you always wanted a pool table and a space for your older kids (or your spouse) to connect with friends and be a little loud? Use interior paint and drywall installation to create space for foosball, ping pong or Wii bowling downstairs, and let the games begin.
Like it or not, man caves seem to be here to stay, and the basement is one of their most popular locations. However, these manly getaways don’t have to be dreary. With a little interior paint and general carpentry you can have the man cave that all your neighbors envy.
Love Your Laundry Room
We’re all familiar with basement laundry rooms, but believe it or not, your options extend beyond spiderwebs and worn out utility sinks. With a little interior paint and general carpentry, your basement can be the new home for a laundry space that takes most of the “blah” out of the daily laundry grind.
The Perfect Playroom
If you have young kids running around, then you know that they need a spot to be loud and creative, not to mention a home for all of their toys. Basements are an ideal play space as they can be shaped to suit the needs of your kids; from something as simple as drywall installation to something unexpected, like indoor swings and slides.
Game Day Den
Everyone wants their home to be the go-to place for the big game. With the installation of a wet bar and some interior paint, you can create a roomy space that is perfect for game day, movie night and everything in between.
It’s time for your Northern Virginia basement to carry some square footage weight around your home. Give us a call to get started and let’s work together to turn your unused basement into the room where your family unwinds.