McCalls Gives Us Basement Inspirations

Basements can be a tricky space to utilize. Basements can provide lots of extra storage, but that often leads to loads of boxes and no useful space. McCalls gives us some ideas on ways to use your basement beyond storage.

If you have younger children a playroom would be perfect for them. Keeping all of their toys and games out of the way and in a neat and organized fashion would create a great use of the space in your basement.

McCalls Playroom

Game Room/Bar/Theater
If you have older kids a game room or home theater may be more functional. A game room and theater is not only going to be fun for the kids but for you and any guests that come as well. These ideas are ways for you, your friends and family to enjoy themselves, relax and let out some stress. A game room doesn’t have to consist of much, but if you want to go all out, a pool or Foosball table would be perfect. Having a bar close to your game room would provide a perfect place to entertain.  Add comfy seating and a flat screen and you will be all set to let lose, watch a movie, and play some games.

McCalls game-room

Wine Cellar
If you are an avid wine lover than a wine cellar would be perfect for you. Having a place to house your wine collection is a great way to make use of your space. Wine can take up a lot of room if you have enough of it, that is why having a way to store them all, like with class refrigerated cabinets or wine racks, will certainly come in handy.

McCalls wine-cellar

Do you need space to get your work finished? Well, the basement could be a perfect space if you have extra room. You can turn this area into an office to keep all your paperwork hidden away.

McCalls home-office-basement

If you like to work out, you may want to invest in your own personal gym. Having a large space, like a basement would be an ideal space to put all of the equipment, so you can get a fabulous workout in right from your home.


Guest Suite
If you are someone who has many guests over, but no room to put them, converting your basement into a guest suite would be the best way to use that space.

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