Create a Wine Cellar:
If you are a wine lover, basements are a great location to store
your favorite bottles of wine. They are ideal for wine-keeping because of the
cool temperature and lack of sunlight and other external weather conditions
that could alter this beverage you love so much! Add shelves, racks or cabinets
and you’re ready to go.
Add a Spare Room:
Every family has been in a situation where each person wants
to watch a different TV show; or where one person needs a quiet place to study
or work while other family members are being loud in the living room. Other
times, you just need a place to be on your own without distractions.
Transforming your garage or basement into a spare room may be your solution for
all these things—whether it’s an office, TV room, reading nook or an extra
bedroom for out-of-town guests.
Build a Man Cave:
Fellas! Transforming your basement into a man cave is a
great idea if you like spending time with your friends, watching your favorite
football games, having time to yourself, or relaxing from stressful days at work.
Creating a man cave gives you a space to “get away” while remaining in the
comfort of your own home. Make it your own by decorating it with your favorite
sports memorabilia, movie posters, or anything else that helps you personalize
Create a She Shed:
Ladies! Have you heard that the “She Shed” is the new “Man
Cave”? If you’re looking for a way to escape the daily grind, this could be the
answer. Design a space where you can enjoy time with your closest girlfriends
or just relax, read a book, do crafts and decompress from the day. Imagine the
possibilities in this little cozy sanctuary created just for you!
Craft a Play Room or
What better way to keep kids happy than by creating a room
designed just for them! Using the basement or garage as a play room provides
children with a safe environment for fun activities with their siblings or
friends. Load in all their toys, crafts and favorite books and let them go
wild. When they grow into teenagers, you can transform it into a game room, giving
them their own space to hang out with friends, watch movies, listen to music or
Create a Home Gym:
For those who love working out but do not have the time or
resources to go to the gym, use your garage or basement as your personal workout
space! Set up some free weights, boxing bags or cardio machines and get a fantastic
workout without ever leaving your home.
As you can see, there are many possible uses for your garage or basement. Once you determine the best use, you can create a personalized bonus space that you and your family will love.