Originally posted on Bluebirdstorage.ca

When COVID first hit, we were on the edge of summer. Those of us who were lucky to have outdoor space could make the most of it. This allowed us to hang out with our family and or a few friends in a socially distanced way.

Now winter is coming. We’re moving inside again, and for many of us, our homes have become where we live, work, and go to school. For some of us, our homes have become multigenerational abodes, including parents or others to increase housing budgets and allow for easier coordination of quarantining and family bubbles.

With space at such a premium, we need to make the most of every square foot. Here are 31 professional tips for how to convert a basement into more living space.

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About Effy

Effy Terry is the Founder and Lead Organizer of Organize That.  She is a Certified KonMari Consultant and a Trained Professional Organizer. She has over 25 years of experience as a senior event manager, and project manager, is a former real estate salesperson and also has formal mediation training. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.