The basement is usually the room in the house that many don’t think about. It’s dark, disconnected from the main floor, and full of things you might not use or need anymore. You should finally do something about it! Whether you want to make it a playroom for the kids or turn the space into living quarters, this guide will give you basement remodel ideas and transform it into a functional part of your home!


Basement Remodel Ideas


Play Room or Hang Out Room for Kids

If you have children who create a mess in the common living area, you can utilize your basement as a nice space for them to enjoy their toys, an indoor park, a place to work on projects, socializing with friends or organize a fun learning area downstairs. Allowing this space to be fully fitted to them. This can go for small children or adolescents who have their friends over often. 

Turning the basement into a playroom or hang-out room will free up space in the living room and give your kids their own space to call their own. Not to mention, transforming your basement into a playroom can keep your home much tidier.

Guest Room

If your family entertains the out-of-town family for the holidays, an excellent way to accommodate the company is by designating a guest room. This will give both parties some privacy and ensure everyone has a comfortable place to sleep. The best part is that you won’t have to exile anyone to the couch anymore!

Media Center

Going home to relax and watching your favorite show is the perfect end to a hard day. The problem? Other family members are taking up the space or just want to spread out and relax in private. If this sounds familiar, you need a media center! A media center will give you plenty of room to sit back and relax. 

A media center also creates a space for gathering with friends for parties, movie nights, or the big game. You could also add theater seating, surround sound, and even a bar top!

Home Gym

If you’re looking for a way to stay active, turning your basement into a home gym is an excellent option. You can fit in workout equipment like weights, treadmills, yoga mats, and ellipticals. You can even add floor-to-ceiling mirrors and a large TV. The best part about building your own home gym is that the space is entirely yours!

Home Office

If you work from home, this idea could be for you! A home office away from the upper floor of your home is a great place to get some work done without being interrupted. You can make it your own personal oasis with these ideas:

-Build a nook under the stairs for extra seating and storage

-Build a large corner desk with built-in shelving

-Create an office space with natural lighting by installing high windows 

-Double your home office as a home gym to optimize the space 

We Are Here

Are you ready to get your basement remodeling project started? Gordon Reese Design Build can guide you through your home renovation project every step of the way. It’s easy to book a call with a team member here or call us at (925) 885-3770. Don’t wait, ask us about how you can kickstart your basement or extra room project today!