Transform your attic from a storage space to a living space with one of these great ideas.
Guest Post by Andrea Davis
Finding additional space for a home office, movie den or playroom is difficult for many homeowners. But if your home has an unfinished attic, you could have the ideal space for the perfect home update. Here’s a quick look at some attic transformation ideas:
An Attic Bathroom Retreat
No room for an extra bathroom? Better Homes & Garden has an excellent concept for an attic bathroom that doubles as a retreat. Attic bathrooms are a perfect spot for beautiful skylights, large Jacuzzi tubs and sprawling vanities. Also, an elevated bathroom will offer more privacy and relaxation than shared or main-floor options.
A Quiet Home Office
Your attic is prime real estate for a home office. You can set up a complete office with plush chairs, a conference table and a sitting area. Or, go for a simple, distraction-free space with a single work area. Your ability to tailor the space to your needs is the beauty of an attic home office.
An Elevated Man Cave
The loftiest space in your home isn’t a typical location for a man cave. After all, the concept of a cave is often associated with being underground. Nevertheless, your attic is a great place to entertain friends and family during the big game.
A Family Theater
Your attic is a great place to enjoy an in-home theater experience. You can create a cozy space for the family to snuggle under blankets and enjoy a show on the big screen. If you want to really go all out, you can get the latest in home theater technology – just be aware of the weight!
A Master Suite
As families grow, or your expectations of a master bedroom change, the attic could be the perfect place to establish a master suite. Depending on the space, you can build walk-in closets, set up a seating area for reading and relaxing and still fit in your queen- or king-size bed. The best part of this attic remodel concept is its privacy.
A Children’s Playroom
The clutter of children’s’ toys can easily take over your home. Remodeling your attic into a playroom is a good way to reclaim your home. As an added benefit, a playroom will give your children a place to play that is away from busy areas like living rooms and kitchens.
A Teenager’s Bedroom
Remodeling your attic to fit your teen’s needs is another great home solution. Your teenager will get the privacy they need and you’ll get an extra bedroom to turn into a guest room or office. Just make sure the walls are thick enough should they stomp around or play music loudly – you don’t want to disturb the neighbors or yourself at night.
Your attic doesn’t have to remain a place for storage. There are a lot of ways to transform that unused space into the perfect solution for you and your entire family.