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5 Uses for a Finished Basement

By | Basement Finishing

Basement collecting dust? This often-overlooked room isn’t always easy to assign a purpose to. Homeowners frequently designate it a storage room, a second living room, or worst of all—a miscellaneous, indecisive combination. If this sounds like you, perhaps a change of pace is in order.

At Ricky Can Build It, one our areas of expertise is basement finishing in Northern Virginia. By expanding the square footage of your basement, you can start thinking of your basement as an opportunity to enhance your home. Our team of experienced, certified builders will work with you to create the basement of your dreams. With the extra space, here are six ideas for what you can do with your basement.

  1. Office

Working from home is a convenient option for people who use a computer all day, but with so many distractions nearby, it can be easy to procrastinate and fall behind on your assignments. To get work done efficiently, you need a proper environment that promotes focus and creativity. For people who work at home, a finishing your basement in Northern Virginia can create enough space to give you a great home office.

  1. Guest Room

Converting your basement into a guest room might be the best option for the most hospitable of homeowners. With this excellent home enhancement, you can be prepared for visiting family and friends, and give them the welcome you’ve always wanted to.

  1. Man Cave

A mancave, complete with a large television, couch, and bar, could make the perfect place for your friends and family to gather for viewing the big game. This fun addition is great for hosting gatherings, and fun for people of all ages.

  1. Play Room

With the extra space your basement renovation in Northern Virginia can create for your home, consider creating a play room for your children. The extra square footage will give them enough room to run around without bumping into anything. Storing their toys and games in the basement could reduce mess in the rest of the house and allow them the privacy they want.

  1. Home Gym

Unless you like bumping elbows with your furniture, exercise requires space. While most people love to head outdoors for the activity if they can, sometimes poor weather conditions can keep them indoors or paying out of pocket to use a public facility. By upgrading the amount of space in your basement, a trip to the gym could be as simple as walking down a flight of stairs.

  1. Purposeful Combination

Can’t decide? Go with a combination of any of these ideas! Our design experts will make sure your multi-purpose room is optimized for appearance, organization, and functionality. We will create an atmosphere that exceeds your greatest expectations.

Ricky Can Build It: Your Go-To Team for Basement Finishing in Northern Virginia

Ricky Can Build It has the proper training and expertise for a successful basement finishing in Northern Virginia. If you are looking to help your home reach its full potential, why wait? Our professionals are excited to begin working with you. Give Ricky Can Build It a call today at (571) 512-5240 or fill out an online contact form.