ERIE, Pa., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Whether it’s a spare bedroom, the basement or extra space above the garage, there are lots of reasons to personalize “bonus” space in your home. Whatever your motivation, Consumer Reports estimates adding a flex or double-duty room can potentially boost your home’s value by 4 to 6 percent.
If you are looking for ideas, Erie Insurance has five suggestions to create a bonus room to brag about:
- Workout space: Make a home gym with rubber flooring, fitness equipment and free weights. Or mellow out and design your own yoga sanctuary. Either way, adding mirrors to a room can make a smaller space appear larger and help you check your form.
- Kids playroom: Whether it’s for your own kids, grandkids or a home babysitting setup, the little ones will love having their own space. Houzz has this list of ideas for designing a playroom.
- Arts and crafts room: Here’s your excuse to splurge on home organization accessories! Creative hobbies like sewing, painting, knitting or quilting require lots of supplies. A designated space can help you keep your creative focus. Get more hobby room inspiration in this list from HGTV.
- Movie theatre: With a home theater, the whole family can enjoy the big-screen experience without the overpriced popcorn. The must-haves? A projector, comfy seating, dimmable lighting and a solid sound system. Amp up your next showing with this…