The Best Remodeling Ideas for a Finished Basement

The Best Remodeling Ideas for a Finished Basement
  • Opening Intro -

    So, you finally got around to finishing your basement, and now you're ready to do something with it.

    Gone are the days of only using your basement for storage purposes.


Instead, you realize what many homeowners don’t, and that your basement is a blank canvas.

You can literally do anything with your basement. That’s why it’s so silly that most homeowners leave it unfinished.

After all, it’s square footage in your home, so why not use it? We recommend using your basement to provide what you always wanted out of your home.

Read on to discover the best remodeling ideas for a finished basement.

Build a Wine Cellar

Are you a wine enthusiast? Then your basement is begging you to turn it into a wine cellar.

Try to find a contractor in your area who excels at wine cellar design. There are many ways you can go with a wine cellar, too.

wine cellar shelvingmaking cheese

      some wine cellar ideas to consider      

Do you want a wine wall, or would you prefer to enclose it in glass? Do you want a contemporary or modern wine cellar?

These are all crucial decisions to make when coming up with your plan. Once it’s done, you’ll have the perfect place to store your wine collection—and something fancy to show your friends.

A Home Movie Theater

If you’re more of a movie person, you can turn your basement into a home theater.

You can use movie theater seating, a projector system, and a cutting-edge sound system. You’ll love staying at home watching movies with your family in your legit home theater.

home theater seatinghigh resolution monitor

      some home theater ideas to consider      

A Gym

If you’re tired of making a commute to get a workout, why not build a gym at home? Your newly finished basement is the perfect place to do so.

You can add weights, a treadmill, medicine balls, and all the works. Add mirrors and hardwood floors and hang flatscreen TVs on the walls for an authentic feel.

Your friends will all beg you to use your home gym once they see it.

home gym machinesrope climb

      some home gym ideas to consider      

A Spare Bedroom

Does your home lack room to accommodate guests? Then it would help if you used your basement for that.

One of the most popular purposes of a basement is turning it into a guest suite. You can add a bed, nightstand, TV, and even a bathroom.

basement escape ladderbookcase bed set

      some basement bedroom needs to consider      

Key Takeaways

You already took the time to finish your basement, so not remodeling it would be a colossal waste of space. Armed with the best remodeling ideas for a finished basement, you can use your basement space to create the room of your dreams.

Find Basement Remodeling Services
Additions Major Remodels
Minor Remodels Home Theater
top-rated, pre-screened local contractors
pdf file FREE: download contractor selection
enter zip code – powered by HomeAdvisor ™


Image credit: remodeling ideas for a finished basement by

end of post … please share it!




directory photos forms guide

Helpful article? Leave us a quick comment below.
And please share this article within your social networks.

facebook linkedin pinterest

Amazon Affiliate Disclosure: is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to The commission earnings are used to defray our cost of operation.

View our FTC Disclosure for other affiliate information.

Categories: Basement

About Author

LetsRenovate Admin

From the administrative staff at We hope you enjoy this article and the elements of the site. Please forward any suggestions or comments regarding the posting or other suggestions for improvement. We also operate other helpful guides in education, money, travel, and business. Visit our main site for address information. Thank you. Please share this site with friends and family.