Add more space and value to your home by renovating your basement! Get H&H editors’ best advice for creating an airy basement that’s as stylish and livable as your main floor.

Editor-in-chief Suzanne Dimma, interiors director Meg Crossley and senior editor Morgan Michener share the best basement lighting, flooring and paint ideas. Learn how to make your lower-level brighter — whether or not it has windows — and find out how to choose the right furniture based on ceiling height.

Part of The Big Picture video series, presented by Scotiabank.