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How to Maximize Space in Your Basement or Lower Level 11 Photos

Designer Amy Leferink shares her tips on how to use every square inch of your basement space to create a multi-functional lower le …

80+ Bar Design Ideas for Your Home 86 Photos

Dreaming of an in-home bar? Find inspiration in these home bars ideal for kitchens, basements, bonus rooms, lounges and more.

Basement Lighting Options and Ideas Jan 26, 2021

Whether you’re planning a home theater with indirect mood lighting or a craft space with bright work lights, we've got answers to …

How to Replace Recessed Lighting Jan 15, 2021

Recessed or 'can' lights can be used as task lighting, accent lighting or to illuminate an entire room. They're easy to install in …

What You Need to Know About Adding a Kitchen in Your Basement Jan 13, 2021

Building a kitchen in a basement takes some special planning and considerations. Here’s what you need to know and what you might e …

Basement Finishing Costs Nov 4, 2022

By increasing living space without adding square footage, a basement remodel can be a budget-friendly option if a home extension i …

Basement Flooring Options, Costs and Ideas Nov 4, 2022

Explore today's choices for basement floors including luxury vinyl tile, hardwood, carpet, porcelain tile, specially dyed concrete …

How to Build Finished Walls in a Basement Nov 4, 2022

Looking to finish your basement and turn it into extra living space? Learn the steps and costs needed to turn cinderblock walls in …

How to Fix Common Causes of Basement Water Problems Nov 24, 2020

Waterproofing a basement can prevent structural damage, improve the air quality, lower utility bills and make a finished basement …

20 Tips for Creating a Stylish Basement Laundry Room 20 Photos

Doing laundry in the basement doesn’t have to be a dark and dank experience. We’ve got easy ways to make your subterranean laundry …

20 Basement Paint Color Ideas 20 Photos

Brighten, heighten and highlight your basement walls with these flattering paint colors.

19 Clever Storage Ideas for Your Basement 19 Photos

By: Jacquelyn McGilvray and Jeannie Matteucci

Whether you use your basement as a playroom, home office, media room or crafting space, we've got smart ways for keeping it all ne …

Happy Hour at Home: 38 Amazing Basement Bars 38 Photos

Get design ideas for turning your basement into the perfect place to serve up a cocktail, or two.

Fun, Family-Approved Basement Designs 16 Photos

Turn your forgotten basement into a lively family room for over-the-top movie nights, pool tournaments and game nights.

Basements and Bonus Rooms From Our Favorite TV Shows 15 Photos

Looking to give your basement or other under-utilized space in your home a makeover but don't know where to start? Take a look at …

Before and After: A Bright and Colorful Basement Makeover Sep 1, 2020

This basement used to just need an update — then a tropical storm struck. HGTV Magazine shows you a remarkable comeback.

82 Beautiful Finished Basement Ideas and Designs 82 Photos

Don't let that unfinished basement just sit there. Get ideas and inspiration to turn your space into a beautiful, finished basemen …

35 Stylish Man Cave Ideas 35 Photos

Forget about dark and dingy, these sleek home theaters and handsome billiards rooms shed a whole new light on the way guys (and ga …

Basement Game Room Pictures From HGTV Smart Home 2020 28 Photos

By: Jessica Lowry Vizzutti

Emerald-colored walls are combined with modern black-and-white furnishings to create a striking and fun game room in the basement …

Brother Vs. Brother, San Francisco: Slam Dunk Bonus Spaces 34 Photos

As round 4 of the Scott Brothers’ San Francisco showdown begins, Jonathan and Drew both find themselves trying to make something o …

How to Re-Cover Metal Columns in Wood Jun 7, 2022

If the columns in your home are all function and no style, then dress them up. Learn how to install a simple wood wrap to turn bor …

Catch the Game at Home: Man Caves for Sports Fans 12 Photos

Full-service bars, giant screens and comfy chairs — you won't miss going to the game with man caves like these.

Family Room Built on LEGO Oct 1, 2018

Jeff Pelletier designed a dream basement that features a bar for the adults and a devoted LEGO play area and storage for the kids, …

No More Space? Steal These Square Footage-Stretching Tips From 'Love It or List It' Dec 11, 2019

By: Liz Gray

'Love It or List It' contractor Eric Eremita goes behind a renovation that added space above and below.

Transitional Basement Features Custom Wall Storage Unit 11 Photos

A transitional basement perfect for entertaining received a full renovation that added a custom sliding barn-door system with cubb …

10 Basement Remodels and Renovations by Candice Olson 20 Photos

Renovate your underused basement with decorating ideas from Divine Design's Candice Olson.

Maximum Value Big Ticket Upgrade Projects: Basement Build Out Jan 16, 2020

Get tips and advice for your basement build out or remodeling project that will also increase your home’s value.

Maximum Home Value Storage Projects: Basement Jan 16, 2020

Your basement is packed with design potential. Here's how to turn it into truly useful—and valuable—space.

Finish the Box: Basement Walls, Ceiling and Flooring Jan 16, 2020

Get tips for choosing materials and finishing a basement, from floor to ceiling.

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