Expand Your Living Space with a Finished Basement

Feb 25, 2021

For many years, a home’s basement was left unfinished. It was just a frightening place your kids didn’t want to go, a place for laundry hook-ups and a workshop. On the contrary, the trend is to take advantage of this underutilized space and expand your homes living space.

A basement is a blank canvas. This creates the opportunity to transformed and expand your homes living space.  It’s an excellent way to add value to your home.

What we know is a basement should be considered an extension of your home’s living area.  There are many possibilities on how to utilize a finished basement .  Here’s a few ideas to get you started.


1) Family Game Room

A family room gives your basement a comfortable and welcoming place area. The open concept offers an added benefit of safety and ease of access. With a large, open space, it allows you to keep an eye on young children.  Envision this expanded living space for basement living inspiration.


2) Guest and or Teen Bedroom and Lounge

The basement can be an ideal to maximizes the space by incorporating a bedroom and lounge area.

3) Home Gym

Bring the yoga studio to you and enhance the dedicated space with additional equipment for a motivating fitness space.  Here’s a quick read on what to consider in creating a home gym.


4) Home Theater

home theater  can make a splash in a finished basement which is a great space enhancement as most basements boast a large, rectangular space and perfect for a screen and seating. Home theatre is a great option and can be setup to suit any budget.


5) Home Office

With working from home considered the new norm, there’s never been a better time to transform the basement into a home office.  Basements are ideal to create a dedicated office.


Explore Robuck Homes  Bonterra and Stoneridge Place communities which showcases floor plans with expanded basement living.  Robuck Homes offer timeless architecture throughout the  Raleigh-Durham and Coastal Carolina communities. You invited to view our collection of homes.