Basement remodels effectively maximize square footage, allow for one-of-a-kind spaces, and increase the resale value of your home. The results are in: here are our most popular recent ADS basement remodels! Scroll through to find out which projects made our top 10 list, we hope these basements inspire you as you plan your future remodel.

OUR MOST POPULAR BASEMENT REMODELS:

#10: GUEST SUITE IN HUNTLEY

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Chris B. of Huntley wanted a centralized hub for hosting family and friends, and we brought his vision to life. Whether you’re playing pool, watching a movie, relaxing in the guest room, or warming up by the fire, the kitchenette brings everyone back together! The fireplace is framed with built-ins and shelves and finished with stacked stone. The mantle and floating bar shelves were constructed by our CM Jason. See more of this remodel here.

#9: MOODY, MASCULINE RETREAT

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What was once unfinished storage space is now a moody, man-cave-inspired basement lounge. Complete with a dry bar, full bath, home gym, and hidden storage, our clients love their new basement.

#8: BLOOMINGDALE BAR & BUILT-INS

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We helped the Reeder family create a basement fit for all ages. Their statement wet bar includes thoughtful seating and storage – perfect for serving refreshments without having to run up and down the stairs! Movie night, game night, this family basement is ready! See more of this project here.

#7: SECRET SPEAKEASY BASEMENT

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After water damage forced a Barrington family to tear out their partially-finished basement, they came to Advance Design dreaming of a functional basement layout with unique spaces. The project scope included a finished laundry space, living space, custom storage, and a secret speakeasy lounge. See the rest of this basement here.

#6: FAMILY-CENTRIC ELGIN BASEMENT

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If you have kids, this basement is sure to inspire. This custom house playroom is just one of the kid-friendly spaces in this basement! We also designed and installed a hidden toy storage room, built-in bunk beds, and a full kitchen. A recipe for endless hours of play! Check it out here.

#5: HOME CINEMA IN BARRINGTON HILLS

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Having both grown up enjoying the historic Catlow Theater in Barrington, Eric & Christine wanted to combine traditional design details with modern technology within their own home cinema. The Advance Design team worked to design and build a home theater and lobby with classic design details and state-of-the-art cinema technology throughout.  See more of this project here.

#4: ENTERTAINMENT & FITNESS HUB

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Simply put, this finished basement is spectacularly unique. It fits both of our clients’ styles and personalities and matches the rest of their whole home remodel, addition, and 3-story elevator our team completed. This open-concept basement consists of a few key areas: the billiards area, the sitting area with a hidden room, the gym/sauna, the home theater, the wet bar, and a full bath. See more of this basement here.

#3: TOWER LAKES WINE SHOWCASE

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An exceptional wine display is at the heart of this remodel. Whether you’re chatting at the butcher-block bar, relaxing in the main living area, or getting your workout in for the day, this basement is ready to impress. Check it out here.

#2: INDUSTRIAL PALATINE BASEMENT

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Our Palatine clients didn’t want their basement to feel cold or barren anymore. Our team took their ideal goals and wishlists and implemented them into one seamless design. This basement includes a main living area with a fireplace and custom pillars, a full kitchen, a game area, a full bath, and a gym. See more of this remodel here.

#1: WHITE OAK WALKOUT – LAKE BARRINGTON

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Our Lake Barrington clients wanted a standalone space to host family and friends with multiple custom spaces. A wine display, fireplace, kitchen, full bath, and home gym are included in this walkout basement remodel. The material mix is light, bright, and warm. The perfect basement for game nights, birthday parties, and relaxing evenings without ever having to go upstairs. See more of this basement here.

If you’re ready to have a beautiful basement of your own, we’re here to help. Call us at 847-836-2600 or schedule a meeting with one of our designers to get started.