4 Great Reasons to Convert Your Unfinished Basement into a Spare Bedroom

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4 Great Reasons to Convert Your Unfinished Basement into a Spare Bedroom

Why have space in the home that you never use? Instead of a basement that serves as nothing but a catchall for whatever won’t fit upstairs, consider investing in a full basement renovation by a certified contractor. One option is to convert the space into a spare bedroom. Here are a few of the reasons why this approach will serve you well now and in the future.

Always Room for Guests

You love to have people stay for the weekend, but it always requires coming up with sleeping arrangements. If you have the team from Penguin Basements in Ajax convert the basement into a spare bedroom, there is no need to figure out which kids will bunk in with their siblings. Everyone remains in their own beds and the guests get to enjoy space that is set aside just for them.

Frees Other Bedrooms for Family Expansion

While you do have a spare room upstairs, what happens when another child comes along? That room will be needed for a nursery and ultimately a bedroom for that child. If you choose to arrange for a full basement renovation now, there is still room to add another member of the family and have a nice place for the grandparents to sleep when they come to visit.

Your Guests Have More Privacy

Privacy is not something that only the hosts seek to maintain. Guests also like to have a measure of privacy. When the team at Penguin Basements in Ajax converts the basement into a spare bedroom complete with a private bath, everyone gets to have private space.

The family can still go to bed when they like. If your guests happen to stay up later, they can retire to the bedroom, watch television or do whatever they like to do before going to sleep, and never worry about disturbing the rest of the household. What could be a better arrangement?

Increase the Property Value

Along with all the benefits that come with having an extra bedroom, choosing to arrange for a full basement renovation adds to the total living space of your home. The best thing is that you can do so without having to add another room to the existing structure.

Remember that improvements of this type also increase the market value of the property. The day will come when you decide to sell the house. At that point, prospective buyers will see the finished basement as another reason to purchase the property. You’ll likely get a higher price for the home, which makes it all the easier to find a smaller house or condo for those retirement years.

Why allow the basement to remain as is when you can turn it onto space that serves a purpose? Contact the team at Penguin Basements in Ajax today and arrange for a contractor to look at the basement. It won’t take long to come up with a plan for the conversion and ensure the space is everything you could want.

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