Basement Renovation Ideas: From Man Caves to Martini Bars

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Basement renovation ideas are limitless. From a guest suite complete with a private bedroom, kitchenette, and bathroom, to a home office and exercise room for you and a play area for the kids, renovating an open-space basement can fulfill many needs. Maybe you dream of a 1950’s diner-esque style or a cozy family room with plenty of space to entertain family and friends? David C. Bos Homes wants to help you make the right choice for your basement renovation.

One of the most popular features added in a lower level renovations is a kitchenette or wet bar. This can allow your guests the comfort of home while they are staying with you and can also double as an entertainment space when you don’t necessarily need to use your full-scale kitchen. Basement kitchenettes offer many amenities such as a sink, counter space, dishwasher, and cabinets for storing glassware and dishes.

If you consider yourself a movie buff, then a home theater might be an easy choice for you. Home theaters are a popular addition to the basement as it can easily provide a dark and quiet place that is perfect to watch the latest romantic comedy or thriller. Comfortable reclining chairs and theater-style seating allows the best view from any seat in the house, and a projector and screen will make your favorite movies come to life.

Sports fans rejoice! Cheer on your favorite sports team from the comfort of your own home.

Sports lounges are fast becoming a favorite space to add into to a basement renovation. A sports lounge can have anything from darts and a pool table to sports memorabilia and card tables.

Aside from all of the fun additions you can add into your basement renovation, the most common use for the space is a family-friendly area where you can spend time with the ones you love. Built-in shelves for your favorite books and family pictures, a play space, and a large area for relaxing together is a great way to bring everyone together.

With so many options, it can be overwhelming to choose what will be best for you and your family. With over 40 years of experience in renovation and remodeling, we know it is important to keep the integrity of your home and update it in a way that makes sense to your family and how you use the space.
View our Lower Level Renovation Transformation Video and check out our Photo Gallery to see more examples of our custom home renovations and remodeling projects.

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