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5 Unconventional Basement Ideas

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5 Unconventional Basement Ideas

People usually use their basement for storage. However, when you think about it, it means that this particular part of your house is not used to its full extent. If you plan on doing basement remodeling or any home improvement projects in the future involving your basement, perhaps you could try out making something different out of your basement. If you are particularly inspired you could even try out some of our ideas which are pretty much unusual and unconventional.

  1. Bathroom

One of the most unconventional basement ideas is certainly turning one into a bathroom. The reason why this basement idea is not often seen executed, is the fact that making a bathroom out of your basement requires a lot of home improvement skills and various home improvement projects. In addition to that, it can also be said that it is not precisely the best idea for your basement. Not only that it will cost you a lot of money, but the projects are also very demanding, and it might be just that little bit too much of a hustle to get your basement into a bathroom-like state.

  1. Spa

Speaking of a bathroom, other people will go as far as making their basement a spa. While you may think you the same thing as the bathroom, a spa doesn’t necessarily involve having a bath. Instead, it can just be relaxed, chill area, that you can get a massage in. Perhaps this basement a peeler is a little bit far-fetched, however, it is completely doable.

  1. Kitchen

Another radical basement idea (thanks to, is definitely turning one into kitchen. Just like with bathroom, turning your basement into kitchen can be technically demanding. In addition to that, you will also why a lot of diligent work and any home improvement projects. You will have to make sure that the necessary drainage is supply, but also you will have to make sure that your basement is completely waterproof.

  1. Playroom

While a lot of people turn their basements into playrooms, it is pretty much the unconventional idea for a basement. As opposed to other basement ideas, it doesn’t really require a lot of home improvement projects, even though it is not very technically demanding it can rise many questions. The first thing that you will have to figure out is how to keep mold and moist out of your basement, if you want to turn it into a playroom. In addition to that, you might want to acknowledge the fact that if you do put and expensive Xbox or PlayStation in the basement it might get damaged by unexpected water seepage or air humidity. It is definitely something you should keep in mind, just in case.

  1. Bedroom

As it has been previously mentioned, some of the main issues are the air humidity and mold. The fact that you will be using basement as a bedroom should not concern you, if you manage to resolve these issues, as well as the issue of having a safe exit strategy, such as a window that you can climb out of, if need be, and safely reach the ground.