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Maximizing the Use of Your Basement Space

10 Apr

Some people utilize their basements as a storage utility room, while others use it as the location for the boiler, water heater, breaker panel, and the fuse box. However, if your basement has a substantial size, you can maximize its usage with help from basement remodeling contractors. Below are some options on how you can make better use of a large basement:

Entertainment Den
If you have finally found the time to catch up on the TV shows that you’ve missed, what better way to do a series marathon than in your very own entertainment den? Work with the contractor on how to transform your basement into a comfortable, theater-like space. In addition, consult a home theater expert on how to get audio equipment with optimum sound.

Gym
If you’re a health buff, you can remodel your basement such that you can have your personal gym at home. Make sure that the ceiling is high enough to accommodate the gym equipment of your choice, such as a pull-up chin bar or a power rack. Also, check the size of the equipment to ensure they can get through your basement door and stairs.

Guest Room
If you have friends and family from out of town, consider turning your basement into a guest room. This way, you can save friends who come for a visit from hotel costs. The basement should be remodeled into an inviting area that will not feel like a dungeon for your guests.

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