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Before and After: A Basement Goes Big

To accommodate visits from their four grown children, an Illinois couple decided to clean up and renovate their basement space. The project, which was recently featured on This Old House, dramatically improved the function of the previously uninhabitable space.

Here's how it looked prior to renovation.

To see how this couple transformed their basement,


The couple hired a contractor to dig out an additional basement space, which added almost 1000 square feet to their home's living area. Now, the basement space boasts game areas, a projection screen television, and nine-foot ceilings.

For more details, check out This Old House.

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