Basements for work and play
When you bought your home, you promised yourself that you would finish the basement and set it up for the family. So the time has come and now you’re ready!
Regardless of the scope of your project, it is certain that any improvements made to the basement will quickly simplify your life, allow family members a space away from the main floor, but will also create an environment in which everyone will be able to connect and enjoy their respective activities all together!
Not every basement improvement project involves renovations, but if you are thinking of one, even a minor renovation will immediately improve your quality of life and also increase the market value of your property.
If you want to set up a perfect basement layout answer these 2 questions first;
Exactly which activities will take place in your basement and what type of storage will you need?
If you have young children, setting up a play area with easy storage is paramount! Do you need a structured hobby zone or workshop with tools that stay organized? Would you like a cozy guest bedroom?
All of our clients ask for a multifunctional space with various ‘zones’ attributed to each important activity. At Versa Style Design we help you establish your priorities, evaluating both your long- and short-term goals, providing you with a plan that grows with your changing needs.
Rest assured, it’s not necessary to spend a fortune in creating a basement that is stylish and that makes a great use of the space. Although some projects do involve a basement renovation, we always begin discussions with options that are simple, less expensive and accessible to most families. A little planning, good tools and teamwork should get you going even if you want to execute the work yourself.
Here are a few of our winning strategies for setting up the perfect basement