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49 Amazing Luxury Finished Basement Ideas

Getting Your Basement Finishing Project Underway So you have decided to turn your musty junk-filled basement into a warm liveable space. Or maybe you are already using the basement but want to style it up a notch. Basement design ideas are limitless. Whether you want a cool chic look or a more dramatic themed basement, the choices are endless. But before you decide on the style you want for your new finished basement, here are a few things to consider. First, what are you using your basement for? This will greatly determine what finish you give the basement. A [...]

72 Really Cool Modern Basement Ideas

There is no shortage of modern basement ideas to borrow from. Unused basements tend to get filled with every old and unwanted item in the house from worn out furniture to childhood memorabilia. Unfortunately, this is letting precious square footage go to waste. The basement is a perfect space that could be transformed into a warm and welcoming area for your family and friends to enjoy. A basement redesign, though time-consuming and cost-intensive, not only adds to your living space, it can also increase the value of your home. Additionally, it allows you to explore ideas that you [...]

91 Eccentric Electric & Gas Fireplace Ideas

Linear fireplaces are popular additions to both residential and commercial buildings. They can add a variety of new styles and designs, while providing that same familiar warmth and comfort that all humans crave. There’s something satisfying about a linear fireplace providing a beautiful and cozying fire to complete the look of any living room or office building lobby. This trending fireplace addition has been making headway in many different forms of interior design and decor. But, what exactly is a linear fireplace? What different types of linear fireplaces are there? Can they come in both gas and electric [...]

2020-02-23T18:06:10-06:00February 10, 2020|Categories: Basement Remodeling, Design Trends, Home Remodeling|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 91 Eccentric Electric & Gas Fireplace Ideas

41 Incredible Man Cave Ideas That Will Make You Jealous

A man cave is a personal sanctuary where you can indulge your hobbies and guilty pleasures with freedom. It provides personal space for much needed me-time especially if you have a big family and busy days. The best thing about it is that you have complete control over the aesthetics. So however crazy or unique you want the design to be, you can have it all. There are three important factors to consider when planning a man cave; location, style and furnishings. HOME BAR Rae Duncan Interior Design | RDID A man [...]

12 Top Trends in Basement Design for 2020

In the past, basements were considered an unused and unutilized space.  For many kids, it was where the scary things lived.  Now all that has changed and homeowners have an increased interest in basement remodeling. Homeowners have realized that they can put this large expansive space to good use and maybe even add value to their home in the process. In the beginning, basement remodeling was implemented to add storage, an extra bedroom, or a place for the kids to play. While adding a basement bedroom is still common, homeowners are expanding their options and function of the basement. We [...]

9 Top Trends in Basement Wet Bar Design for 2020

Sebring Design Build When you finally decide to remodel your basement, there are plenty of ideas out there. You could add an extra bedroom, a home theater or a playroom for your little ones. If you are looking for something fun and functional, how about adding a wet bar? A wet bar is basically a galley kitchen meets bar.  It usually includes the common kitchen essentials: cabinetry, countertop, sink & faucet with various under counter appliances; all with the intention of serving family & friends. It is meant to be a fun, relaxing place where adults can lay back over a beverage or two [...]

2020-02-23T15:07:55-06:00January 7, 2020|Categories: Basement Remodeling, Design Trends|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 9 Top Trends in Basement Wet Bar Design for 2020

Best Home Gym & Workout Room Flooring Options

Whether you’re building a basement gym or a workout room in your guest room, there are a few factors you should consider before deciding on the best home gym flooring. The way you plan on using the room, in addition to your exercise needs and specifications, can determine what floor would work best. For avid workout fans and fitness enthusiasts alike, there are many benefits to having an at-home gym and workout room. Getting started with a fun and unique home workout room can be exciting yet overwhelming, with many different options of flooring or carpeting to choose from. [...]

Bolingbrook Family Completes Dream Basement Finishing Project

Some things in life are worth waiting for. And for one Bolingbrook family, their dream basement was one of them. For more than a decade, these homeowners had planned their dream basement; and with this goal mind, bought a home with a large, unfinished basement. After years of planning and six months of basement finishing, their wait is over and the entertaining can begin. Bar - Check Billiards - Check. Big screen - Check. Bedroom - Check. Full bath - Check. Not only does this basement in the western suburbs incorporate many of the elements homeowners want in a [...]

2020-02-11T20:00:56-06:00July 3, 2018|Categories: Basement Remodeling|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Bolingbrook Family Completes Dream Basement Finishing Project

33 Exceptional Walkout Basement Ideas You Will Love

Basements that are under your main floor don’t necessarily mean that they are completely underground. Having a walkout basement can shed a little bit of light - literally - to this dynamic and creative space you have in your home. Whether partially or fully above ground level, these basements can open a homeowner up to a lot of different walkout basement ideas. Typically, walkout basements are situated on a slope, so that a part of them resides above ground. You can find a large variety of different types of walkout basements depending on where you live and the architecture of [...]

Basement Heating Options to Keep Your Family Warm & Comfy

Is your basement always freezing? Are you looking for some new ways to heat up your home so that you can enjoy your basement as an additional space to get cozy? There are plenty of basement heating options at your disposal, and a few expert tips for keeping your underground room warm all year long. If you’re struggling to stay warm in your basement, you can certainly benefit from some expert basement heating options. From insulation to fireplace additions, there are several options at your disposal to help keep your basement as cozy as the rest of your [...]