If you have an unfinished basement, you probably don’t want to spend a ton of time down there. The air is musty, the floors are damp, and it feels just a tiny bit creepy. Luckily, there are some simple ways to get the feel of a finished basement without shelling out thousands of dollars. Here, 10 ways to turn your basement into a space where the entire family will want to hang out.

10 Shortcuts to a Not-So-Scary Basement

If you have an unfinished basement, you probably don’t want to spend a ton of time down there. The air is musty, the floors are damp, and it feels just a tiny bit creepy.

An unfinished basement, with its concrete floor and exposed joists, may seem dreary and cold. But in reality it is an enormous blank canvas just waiting for your inspired ideas and artistic vision. The fact is, you don't really need niceties like drywall and recessed lighting to create an inviting space.  Before you begin, do what you need to do to make sure the space is dry and clean. Fix any water issues and apply waterproofing if necessary. Unfinished concrete flooring will produce fine…

12 Finishing Touches for Your Unfinished Basement

Gallery of cool finished basement ideas for your downstairs space. See finished basement designs including home bars, game rooms, home gyms & movie rooms

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Painting / staging unfinished basement

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20 Amazing Unfinished Basement Ideas You Should Try

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20 Amazing Unfinished Basement Ideas You Should Try

Could use a curtain track system to hide the gray walls of an unfinished basement or to separate it into multiple rooms

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Mike Holmes on Basement Renovations.  How to put in foam board and seal right to prevent future mould problems

Use rigid foam insulation, which will provide a thermal break and not trap any moisture. Make sure you Tuck Tape every seam, and spray-foam all corners and joints to create a seal and a perfect thermal break.

We show two good ways to insulate and finish a basement or concrete wall. A 2x2 wall saves space and a 2x4 wall is easier to assemble and insulate. Both will create that snug extra room you need.

How to Finish a Basement Wall

How to Finish a Foundation Wall - We show two good ways to insulate and finish a basement or concrete wall. A wall saves space and a wall is easier to assemble and insulate. Both will create that snug extra room you need. By the DIY experts of T

DIY access panels. For the basement.

DIY access panels. For the basement

Give yourself a no-demolition route to faucets, drains, and valves with access panels. We'll show you how to install one in drywall.

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