Basement Playroom, Basement Study

This example illustrates the conversion of a basic two room space into a warm dry comfortable basement playroom and basement study.  This also includes the formation of a W.C. beneath the stairs, making this a versatile and useful addition to the home.

showimageThe walls had at some previous time been painted with a blackjack bitumen paint, which is a basic and typically ineffective measure included to block out dampness present within ground retaining walls.
showimageAnother shot of the space prior to conversion, this area subsequently became the basement playroom.
Note the means of escape window.
showimageThe finished basement playroom.  The boiler visible in the photo above remained in place with a ventilated cupboard being constructed around it.
showimageAnother angle of the finished basement playroom.
showimageLooking through into the basement study.
showimageWe created a basement W.C. beneath the stairs.
showimageThe finished basement study.
showimageLooking from the study through to the basement playroom.

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