open staircase to basement
another pinner wrote: Adding the barn door at the bottom of the staircase is a great idea. It adds character and a little privacy while letting light into the basement.
To add finished space to your basement building codes will require you to add basement egress windows. Basement egress windows are windows that have one primary function.
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