Folks often talk about remodeling their basement and turning it into a more useful space in their home. Typically, different family members will have vastly different ideas on how the space should be used. Kliethermes Homes and Remodeling has had years of experience turning useless basements into the most used room in the house. We have put together a short list of ideas to help you and your family decide how your basement should be remodeled.
Game rooms are great for families. It offers a welcoming place to escape while still being in your own home. Depending on the age of the children, a game room may serve different purposes. Younger children may need more open space where they can lay out their toys and play on the floor. Families with older children may want to fill the space with a pool table, air hockey, or foosball. Remodeling a basement into a game room creates the perfect opportunity for family bonding and a great place for anyone to hang out.
If members of your family are heavily involved in arts and crafts, creating a craft room may be just what you need to unleash that creative spirit. If your focus is textiles and sewing, you may want to add shelving to hold excess fabric and a large table for measuring purposes. Your remodeled basement could also serve as an art studio for members of your family who love to paint.
One of the most popular basement remodeling projects is the Man Cave. Guys always want a space in their home to call their own. An ultimate Man Cave usually features a custom bar area. Many guys have even opted to install a full kitchen so there is no need to keep running upstairs during a big game. You may also want to add a pool table or an arcade for additional entertainment. An in-home theater system complete with surround sound and an extra large television is a must for any Man Cave.
A second living room is a basement remodeling project that can suit the needs of everyone in the family. They are also great for those with large families. A second living room creates another gathering area in the home, which is perfect when families members want to watch different TV shows or if the kids have a group of friends over. If you have your family over for the holidays, the second living room creates more space so everyone won’t be crammed into one or two rooms.
Kliethermes Homes & Remodeling has years of home remodeling experience. The Experts at Kliethermes have the knowledge and skills to complete any remodeling project. We will work with you and ensure the entire project meets your needs. If you are considering a basement remodeling project, contact the experts at Kliethermes for their professional opinion.
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