Other Uses for Unused "Dining" Rooms

We all know that dining rooms can be underused to a lot of people. The room is only ever used on holidays and special occasions and there might be a better purpose for that extra square footage.  With the direction of the kitchen being the heart of the home, why would you want to host a dinner party in any other room? There are so many alternatives for this space that are much more beneficial, Jacflash has our top 6 that you could transform your formal dining room into.

  • Playroom

The good news is that this playroom is right off the room that is where most of the family is around so you can keep a close eye on the kids

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  • Office

Many of us have the opportunity to work at home a couple days at week or full time so converting a room to be specifically dedicated to work only could really keep you more focused.

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  • Entertainment Room/ Family Room

Another option is a secondary TV/Family room another benefit of it being so close to the kitchen, a lot of new houses are being built with a family sitting/ entertainment room next to the kitchen. Add in a few bookshelves and a nice rug to complete this remodel.

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  • Bar Room

If you are a young bachelor or have a fine collection of sauvignon blanc that you would like to put on display, this room could transform into an at home wine room with a small sitting area to enjoy in your favourite glass.

Bar meets wine cellar...

Bar meets wine cellar...

  • Spare Bedroom

Some houses only come with 2 or 3 bedrooms and if you needed an extra room for guests or if you expecting another child this could be a  quick conversion for some added space.

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  • Yoga Room

A unique idea for a room if you enjoy going to the gym and taking classes this could be your personal in home studio for yoga, palates, spinning or dance.

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For inquiries on re modelling your space contact the Spaces by Jacflash team at jaclyn@jacflash.net