Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Stop Using Your Basement for Storage and Start Using it for Living

A basement is a great place for a family or recreation room. Unfortunately, many homeowners never take advantage of all the space their basement could provide. If you are tired of your basement being nothing more than a storage room, you may be ready to take on a Chicago basement remodeling project. Finishing or remodeling your basement can sometimes literally double the living space in your home. If you have an unused basement right beneath your feet, here a few great things you can do to maximize your living space, without having to build an addition to your home.

One great way to take advantage of your basement space is to section it off into rooms. If your kids are currently sharing rooms, a great way to give them more space is to create bedrooms out of your current basement space. Remodeling your basement can provide you with the extra room you need without having to buy a new house.

Another possibility for your basement is to turn it into a recreation area. Finish it off, put a television, the video games and pool table down there and you have a room that can keep you and your friends entertained without having to clutter your upstairs. A basement rec. room is a great way to have a room dedicated only for play.

If you have been thinking of starting a Chicago basement remodeling project, visit us at LaMantia.com to see how our team of professional builders can help. We excel at helping you come up with great ideas and designs to improve upon the space you have available.


  1. Fine ideas to implement.But there are endless model and design you can choose from. Considered one of many positive aspects is actually the total of the time that will getting this done.