This basement was the first of multiple projects we have completed for these lovely clients. They had just purchased their new home and came across an unfortunate mouse issue in the basement. As they were not willing to share their space, phase one was to demo the entire basement and seal the area as tight as possible. Phase two was to design the new space. They were open to suggestions to change the floor plan, which allowed a lot more space for creativity. Finally, in phase three, we were able to bring their space to life! For the bathroom, we wanted a spa-like feel while accommodating multiple needs: storage for pool supplies, changing room for guests using the pool, and an oversized smart shower easily controlled by their phones. For the family room, we modernized the fireplace with a light-colored ledger stone tile and added a 10’ wide patio door to allow for more natural light and to brighten up the space. In order to avoid more trips throughout the house, we added a wet bar complete with a microwave and beverage center with easy access to the backyard and pool area. We also added a home gym, partially enclosed in glass, which allowed you to capitalize on the views of the back of the house as well as allow more natural light into the space. One very exciting aspect of this basement was Merriann’s wood working shop. We relocated closer to the garage so that the sawdust could exhaust out to containers in the garage. We also added a special texture-coated floor to avoid hazards and any slip accidents and make it easier to clean. Lastly, we added special work-shop light fixtures and a dedicated storage room for reclaimed lumber to reduce clutter. Absolutely beautiful!