People in the Midwest with houses with basements, is your basement finished (walls, ceiling, flooring)? Or still bare cement or block walls?

What do you use your basement for?

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    What question,but it,s still interesting,I don,t have and still my basement is showing for bricks,while it,s strong,so worse than that I don,t have a home to be using it.

  • I care
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Don't have a basement,  but I've seen on HGTV making types of make overs for different uses for any given family.  Extra space for in-laws,  man cave, extra bedrooms,  place for washer/dryer, children prepared area to keep all their toys and having shelves with containers teaching them to pick up after playing. 

    One has to make sure water conditions are no where in here,  and sump pumps installed for safety backups,  all walls sealed to prevent leakage.  

  • 8 months ago

    Unfinished, storage and housing the well pump and furnace.

  • 8 months ago

    Its all finished except for one back room. I use it for weightlifting and the room is short and small so I didn't want to have framing and drywall put in because the room would be even shorter and smaller. The basement is my apartment. Complete with a kitchen and bathroom. 

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  • Speed
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Unfinished. We use it for storage, exercise equipment, and a woodworking shop.

  • Tulip
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Unfinished and full of junk.

  • 8 months ago

    My basement is all finished except for the furnace room, i also have a deep-freeze & storage in there.

    There are two bedrooms, bathroom & another living room (besides the furnace room) down there.

  • 8 months ago

    I have a walk out basement. the back 1/3 is a utility room with furnace, water heater, laundry, storage. The front 2/3 is a finished family room with office space. A patio is outside sliding glass doors. The foundation is block.

  • al
    Lv 5
    8 months ago

    Yes, completely finished with a weight room, spare bedroom, large family room (BSTV and gaming) and a full bathroom!

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Not finished. The cement walls are crumbling. It’s used for storage, a workshop area, and it’s where our clothes washer, dryer, water heater, and furnace is. 

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