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Creative Ideas For Turning Your Basement Into Something More Useful

Give your basement life and purpose!

It is a tricky thing to design a basement. They are usually shaped a little oddly and the limited scope of them doesn’t make it easy. Most of the times, you feel stuck and are out of ideas wondering what to do with your basement. However, once you start to think a little outside the box, you can actually find a cool a creative way to use them. You can either make it into something that only you would go to for your ‘me’ time or you can consider turning it into something that both your family and friends would enjoy. Here are a ideas on how you can turn your basement into something creative and useful.

Extra Space For Some Extra Income

Creating a small studio apartment in your basement to rent it out would be the perfect idea to begin with! Think about it –there will be no interference of privacy if you can get a separate entrance for the basement and your investment would be worth it when you start getting some money out of your basement apartment every month. If you live in a city, you would have no problem in letting it out since so many people be it professionals or students are constantly in the lookout for a studio apartment. Your basement doesn’t go to a waste and you get money off of it. How’s that for a little creativity?

Bring The Theatre To Your Home

You don’t always feel like going out for a movie in the theatre? We get it! It’s crowded and sometimes overtly priced. The solution is to turn your basement into a home theatre. It would be ideal even for a little watch party in your home. Basements are usually soundproof and the dark lighting of them makes for the perfect theatre vibe. Add a few recliners, a good home theatre system and you are good to go. If you are feeling a little fancy, you can even install a giant screen and a projector instead of a TV.

A Space For Entertaining

You can bring a little homely pub vibe into the basement. Make it a space for entertaining your guests. Have a bar set up, a place to sit and relax. Add a pool table and some flattering lighting and music for some extra oomph and you’d be good to go!

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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