Arguably the best part of the holiday season is opportunities to spend time together with family and friends. Now more than ever before, homeowners are looking for ways to turn their homes into places where loved ones can gather
and enjoy time together. Basements have become prime real estate, offering space to entertain other or even just yourself! When planning your basement renovation, here are a few things you will want to consider!


A home theater is at the top of many wish lists this year! The only thing better than taking in a movie on the big screen, is enjoying the big screen in the privacy of your own home! A home theater provides the perfect spot to binge watch holiday movies, host a game night to cheer on your favorite sports team or get the family together to enjoy a new release! Just add popcorn and drinks and you have the perfect movie date night right in your own basement!

What is your favorite part of a night out on the town? Perhaps you like to hit the dance floor with your girls. Maybe a night of billiards or ping pong is more your style. Does an evening at the arcade sound like a blast? Bring your favorites home with you! Plan your space to include these activities with plenty of space for game tables, a dance floor, built in lighting, a great sound system or whatever you need to create the perfect party right at home!

A built-in bar is essential for any basement that is meant for entertaining. A well-planned bar area will provide a surface for serving drinks and snacks, extra seating and a place to store essentials so you aren’t running back up to the kitchen all night long!

Ensure your basement is ready for anything with a layout and design plan that allows for plenty of seating. This could include armchairs, benches, a sofa or two, bar stools, bean bag chairs, cushions and folding chairs to be used as needed!

With a space meant for entertaining, an element of flexibility is also important. Design your space in such a way that you can enjoy an intimate evening for two but also comfortably accommodate a large group for family get togethers! Consider things like dimmable lighting, multi-purpose and moveable furniture, as well as game tables that can double as dining space or fold up out of the way when not in use or a sofa bed for extra sleeping space!

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