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7 Basement Remodels You Wish You Had

By on Apr 3, 2014
7 Basement Remodels You Wish You Had

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Basement design and remodeling is not what it once was. In the old days, storage and extra bedrooms were the prime reasons to remodel or finish a basement. Now, homeowners expect to host Super Bowl parties or graduations in their renovated basement. We want entertainment. We want large TVs and home theaters. We want a bar. We want a second kitchen. We want to create a home within the home. Before you start your basement remodel, we wanted to invigorate your creative senses by sharing seven basement remodels you wish you had. 


Casual Basement

Despite advancements in technology, some homeowners want a finished basement as a place to get away. They seek a comfortable couch, carpeted floor and a quiet atmosphere. This basement remodel, complete with a microfiber sofa, HDTV, recessed lights and a leather coffee table is as comfortable as they come.

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Classic Basement

This mid-century renovated basement has all the amenities most homeowners look for in a remodeled basement. The modern chairs are perfectly set up for you and your significant other to enjoy a game or just relax on the large, sectional sofa in the back. The brick wall and romantic lighting provide a nice contrast to this remodeled basement design. 

Home Theater

Home Theater Basement

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Home theaters are gaining popularity every day. In fact, many homeowners consider it a must-have for their ultimate man or woman cave. All home theaters need the large recliners, recessed or sconce lighting and of course, a large TV or projection screen. Sadly, the homeowners in the first basement remodel above did not go all out with their TV, but we do love the drink holders on each recliner. Our second home theater would be perfect for Super Bowl Sunday.

Basement Combo

Basement Combo

Just because you are making modern updates to your basement, it doesn’t mean you have to forgo the rustic look and feel you love. As is evident in the remodeled basement above, these homeowners decided to have a well-rounded mix of rustic and contemporary. The brick walls, arched doorway, removable wall and large fish tank provide a great contrast and intriguing mix to the entire room.


Rustic Basement

Some Americans just love the old feel of a basement and this basement remodel certainly gives you that rustic punch. The wooden bar stools, stone stacked rock wall and tan carpeting were all perfectly placed for this country style design.

Man Cave

Man Cave Basement

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I know I can speak for all my males out there, but there is nothing like having a full pool and poker table in your basement. A remodeled basement should be the entertainment center of your home. It should be where all the friends and family want to hang out when they come over. Pool tables are essentially a staple in any renovated basement, a key reason why it made our list of 10 Must-Have Items for the Ultimate Man Cave. If you are remodeling your basement, the man cave design can be quite tempting.

Indoor Pool 

Indoor Pool Basement

We realize this basement renovation idea will not apply to everyone looking to remodel their basement, but an indoor pool is certainly going to make your home the hottest spot on the block. The recessed lights, built-in pool seats, open shelves and mix of tile and stone make this remodeled basement a design champion.

If you are ready to see your inspiration in action, let us connect you with a basement contractor in your area today.

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