Basement Remodeling Trends

If you have a basement, you likely love your extra space or don’t know what to do with it. It’s a large area that tends to be out of sight most of the time. However, this space is a great opportunity for any homeowner to create a space that’s unique and useable. It all starts with a basement remodel.

While basement remodeling is an investment, it can give you a space you and your family can enjoy for years to come. From home theaters to play rooms, the options are endless. Here are a few trendy ideas to create your dream basement in 2017.


Basement Remodeling Costs

When starting any remodeling plans, you should be aware of the costs associated with the project. Depending on the condition of your basement currently, it may require less work, which could change the costs in the end. The average cost to remodel a basement is $17,118. These costs also vary on the style of room you are creating. A children’s play area may need less work while a home theater requires more wiring and technology to be installed.


Basement Bar Ideas

Whether you’re creating the perfect man cave or want to be the best host on the block, you can’t go wrong with a basement bar. You can create a bar to your liking and stock with your favorites. You can create a classy, timeless look with a marble countertop and beautiful bar stools. Or, surround with your favorite sports pennants and celebrate the big games this year. Whatever you choose, you certainly won’t regret your basement bar!


Basement Apartment

With new ways to travel and the rise of the sharing community in the last few years, basement apartments are becoming more popular. Remodel your basement into the ultimate guest house on your lowest floor or create a space for a permanent renter. Depending on the style of apartment you’d like to create, this can include a small kitchen and a bathroom, which you’ll also have to factor into your remodeling budget. You’ll recoup the money you spent in no time at all.