Basement

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The basement[1] is the lowest level or levels in some buildings, almost always below the ground. There is another type of basement, called a subbasement. or subcellar[2] A subcellar is just like a basement, but more below it.

Most basements have lights.

History[change | change source]

The first famous basements were made sometime in the 1950s.[3] After that, many other kinds of basements were built and made. Later, most basements were used to have washing machines and other items in basements.

Soon, basements were used to contain or save water.[4]


Basement uses[change | change source]

Throughout history and even today, basements have been put to multiple uses. The most common uses for basements include storage, holding utilities, and conversion to different types of living space, such as game rooms.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Basement Finishing". Rotem Renovation. Retrieved 30 January 2021.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Subcellar".
  3. "Basement and Crawl Space Design". 6 March 2015. Archived from the original on 6 August 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2020-08-12. Retrieved 2020-04-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)