25 Basement remodeling ideas – how to use the space efficiently

by Kremy

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The original function of the lower floor has expanded in modern times and now we look at this space as an additional room that is suitable for hobby, relaxation or sports activities. Basement remodeling ideas can transform a dark and cold area into a home office, a guest bedroom, a playroom, a sauna and spa area or a laundry room. And theses are just amongst the most popular ideas.

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You will see in the gallery imaginative and cool basement remodeling designs but before turning the space into a bedroom or a kitchen, a family room, some careful planning needs to be done. What is of great importance for cellar remodeling is, of course, lighting. Windows seldom provide enough of natural light, as they are usually small or non-existent. You have to bring more light into the room by using a wide variety of lamps – floor lamps, LED recessed lights, daylight lamps, table lamps, chandeliers and so on. The more light, the better. Heating is also an important issue. Whether a fireplace or a floor heating – there are options that are cost effective and the room will be warm and cozy.

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Parents could furnish a cozy playroom in the basement for their children. Thus the kids will have enough space for various activities and you will avoid scattered toys all over the house. A wine cellar can be accommodated in the underground floor. The lower temperature of such areas is ideal for wine storing and preserving. The sunken level offers plenty of room for games and sports, so why not have a sauna or a gym? A family room for watching TV, a home theater, an office, basement bathroom ideas – all these basement remodeling ideas will show you different and original ways to use the space and crate attractive and unique designs.

Also read: Basement Laundry Room Ideas and Furniture Tips

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