Even if your Long Island basement is currently just cold concrete and crammed with boxes of off-season duds, the lowest floor of your home probably has loads of potential. Treat it just as you would any of the rooms above ground, and it might just become the most popular spot in the house—turning this underutilized space into a place you'll be eager to spend time in for a lot less cash than adding on.
Once you start thinking about basement ideas you won't stop.
Anytime someone visits your house you think about how cool it would be to be playing pool downstairs while you tend the bar and keep an eye on the game that you're watching on your 90" projection screen.
Basement renovations not only adds value to your home, but it also allows for a fun space where you can enjoy family or entertain friends.
When you're taking steps to finish a basement, the options are endless for how you might design the space. If you take the time to address your family's immediate needs, then you will create a space that perfectly suits your style.
If your basement needs to multi-task then consider dividing it into two spaces. For example, one area may be a media room and the other a kids' play area. Another design would allow for a home gym, while the remainder could contain a bedroom and kitchenette for guests.
When you're working with a wide open space like a basement, the options are endless for creating the living area you've always envisioned.