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Practical Uses of Basement Remodels

Posted on: October 21, 2019

For many homes in the Charlotte area, the basement serves primarily as a mechanical room for appliances like water heaters and furnaces, with the extra space used as storage. Remodeling or finishing the basement can add a significant amount of living space to your home, which can be used for nearly anything, from a game room to an office or apartment. Here are some practical uses for your basement remodel:

  • Climate-controlled storage – A moist, musty basement is not the best place to store important belongings. By finishing the basement, you can bring it into the conditioned space, making it easy to store almost anything and freeing up room in the rest of your home.
  • Workshop – Have you been dreaming of adding a wood shop, an electronics bench, or a sewing station to your home? A basement remodel can be the perfect way to do it. Add a bench, cabinets, tool storage, and plenty of outlets to handle all your most important tasks.
  • Home office – Do you run a business or work from home? Add a spacious, custom home office to the basement, complete with desk, shelving, electrical outlets, phone lines, and network cabling. Not only will it make focusing on work easier, but a dedicated home office may also have tax advantages.
  • Spare bedroom – If you have a growing family, the basement can be the ideal spot to add an extra bedroom or two. You could even add a bathroom and kitchenette to make it more convenient or transform it into an in-law suite.
  • Game room – A basement can make the perfect game room with plenty of space for a pool table, a dart board, arcade games, and a television with the latest game consoles. Add a stereo system and a wet bar for even more enjoyment.
  • Home theater – If your family enjoys movies or fine films, the basement can be the perfect spot for a high-tech, comfortable home theater. Install a projector or a large-screen television for a great view, and top it off with a full surround sound system and theater seating to create an authentic experience.
  • Home gym – Need a space to work out during bad weather? Don’t have time for the gym? Transform your basement into your own home gym and workout room. Add free weights, exercise bikes, treadmills, and more to create the perfect fitness center for your family.

The possibilities are endless, and with the right design, all your appliances, plumbing, and electrical systems will still be readily accessible for easy repairs and maintenance.

Basement Remodeling in Charlotte, NC

Are you excited about the prospects of a basement remodel? Contact our team at DiFabion Remodeling today. We can expand your ideas into the perfect basement design for your needs and budget. As a design/build company, we can handle everything from the initial plan to final construction in-house, ensuring the best possible value and quality for your money. We serve homeowners throughout the Charlotte area, and our team is renowned for its superior service and workmanship.

Call DiFabion Remodeling at (704) 882-7738 or contact us online to schedule your free basement remodeling consultation today!