The Klebs have an active family, which means they have boys who are athletes. These boys are athletic all over their home in the Running Man subdivision in York County! Mrs. Kleb needed a room, besides the living room, for them to “recreate”. So what’s the most cost effective way to add 252 usable square feet to one’s home for the purposes of a “rec room” or a “game room”?
In the Kleb’s case, the answer was in the top 8 feet of their two story living room ceiling. Here’s what it looked like before we started:
By converting the living room ceiling back to a one story ceiling, the space above was available to become …. wait for it…….the new 22 foot x 12 foot game room!
What was originally a balcony on the second story that gave a view of the downstairs living room became the doorway to the new game room:
But how did the downstairs turn out? Could anyone tell that the living room had not always had a single story ceiling? You be the judge:
Here’s a “before” view:
Here’s an “after” view:
Another “before” view:
And then a few more “After” Pictures: