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Although currently dimly lit and a little rough on the eyes, your unfinished basement still has a lot of potential to turn it into an eye popping space that you'll want to spend time in. With just a little love and the help of the following ideas, you can crank it up in no time and get some great use out of the space.

1. Add a pop of color to the walls. Give your basement a whole different look without a big renovation by adding some color to space. Consider painting and sealing the floors, opening up the room by painting the rafters white or a light color, or creating a bold accent wall.

2. Divide the space into distinct areas. Want to make your basement a multi-use room? Partition out the area by installing an inexpensive curtain system. This can be done either with a curtain track or a simple wire, some hooks, and curtains will suffice.

3. Add foam mats to the floor. Whether you’d like to use the basement as a home gym to get a quick workout in or a place for the kids to play and rough house, adding some foam mats into the mix is a great and easy solution. They come in various colors and can quickly be picked up and tucked away if need be.

4. Use a large rug to anchor the space. As an alternative to adding mats, find a large, eye-catching rug to be used as a focal point, and furnish the area around it.

5. Add some lighting to brighten it up. Basements often offer very little built-in lighting and few outlets around the room. Consider stringing café lighting across space from the rafters to give a nice ambiance and glow without any difficult electrical work.

Basement Improvements For Your Denver or Parker Home

If you are looking for a home in the Denver or Parker area, or thinking of selling your home, please feel free to start your home search here at, or if you have questions reach out to me at 623.210.0902. I'd be happy to assist with answering any questions about your home search or about selling in this crazy market.  I have helped hundreds of clients get their homes sold fast and keep thousands of dollars in their pocket.  Reach out and request a consultation where we can discuss how we can move you through the process as seamlessly as possible.  Looking forward to speaking with you soon.

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