We might be experiencing warm or even hot temperatures right now, but cooler weather will be here before we know it. Right now, you might be able to push the kids outside to play, but once the weather cools down, they’ll be back inside your home and right under your feet like they always are. We completely understand that you love your children – this isn’t about putting your children out of sight, out of mind. It’s simply about having more space for everyone.
If you are trying to find more space for your children to play and a place to entertain, we recommend that you consider remodeling your basement. You can turn this dark and dreary space into a beautiful room with a little bit of time and work. Here are 5 basement remodeling ideas that you can finish before the cooler fall weather arrives:
Rainy days equals time in front of the television, whether it is watching a show or a movie. One area of your basement can be turned into the perfect media space by simply adding a couch and a few comfy chairs along with the television.
Your children probably spend at least half their time eating or drinking, so make things easy for you and them, and have a little kitchen area included with a bar. The bar can be used to eat at and as a buffet for the nights when you are entertaining. A small refrigerator, microwave, sink, and cabinets are a must in spaces like these. If you really feel like splurging, you can add a dishwasher as well. No more lugging dirty and clean dishes up and down the stairs!
Fall means back to school and your children will need a space to do their homework. A table with chairs in a corner will work well for homework and can also be used to play board games and complete puzzles.
A play area is not always necessary for older children, but younger children will need a space to keep all their toys. Beanbag chairs, bins, and shelves are a few things this space needs for the ultimate playtime experience.
You probably do not get enough time to work out as much as you would like, but if you put a workout space in your newly remodeled basement, you can utilize this space while you are keeping an eye on your children as they are playing or watching television.
These basement remodel ideas can change the way you utilize the space inside your home. You will be surprised at how much additional space you will have and you may even have a moment or two of quiet as you are upstairs working on something and everyone else is down in the basement.
Take a look at these other great ideas for basement remodeling and our gallery of past projects to check out our workmanship. Give us a call at 724-335-8515 if you’re in New Kensington or the surrounding area and would like to discuss remodeling your basement to include some of the incredible ideas we’ve listed here.