Any home or building renovation work carries with it risks, and as such it is imperative that skilled, reliable professionals undertake the work. Nowhere are these risks more pronounced than in basement renovations, where substandard work and a haphazard approach to safety can have a major impact on the foundations of an entire house.
Basement renovations are an increasingly popular choice for many homeowners, because of the relative simplicity and ease involved in transforming an existing living space as opposed to adding extra rooms on to the side of the building.
The Basement Finishing Company is an Ontario-based basement conversion specialist that is skilled in the unique safety aspects of basement conversion work. This includes basement underpinning, which is where the floor of an existing basement is lowered to make a bigger living space.
Basement underpinning is a delicate process that involves precise excavation work of the soil beneath an existing basement, enabling the floor to be lowered to increase the height of the space within the basement. The first step in this process sees an engineer and architect visit a property and identify the basement’s load-bearing walls, and any other important features such as duct openings and furnace connections.
This step identifies the homeowner’s needs and expectations around the reality of not impacting crucial features and causing catastrophic damage. Once these plans have been agreed, the Basement Finishing Company team takes care of obtaining the necessary permits from city authorities.
Once work begins and the soil has been excavated, it will be replaced by a material strong enough to support the modified home above. This can include a concrete base, concrete beams or, in some cases, piles sheathed in steel. When this is complete, and the old floor has been removed, Basement Finishing take an extra step to ensure the new basement stays fully waterproof. They do this by installing a waterproof membrane to keep out damp from the outside walls, and a sump pump and drainage system to keep groundwater out.
Once this safety and security has been confirmed, the team can carry out the final touches to the basement renovation, taking care of all aspects of the transformation into a home office, gym, extra living space or whatever the chosen function. The Basement Finishing Company, despite the name, don’t just carry out basement renovations – they also do complete bathroom and kitchen renovations. They have a wide variety of lighting, flooring and fittings options to suit all tastes.
Plumbing and the electrics are a vital part of any renovation and the Basement Finishing Company keep it even simpler by being able to take care of upgrades and replacements themselves, saving the need to hire a separate tradesman for the job.
“Because tastes vary quite dramatically, we are able to deliver a work schedule and materials that suit every budget,” says a spokesperson for the company. “Before the job even starts, we carry out an in-house consultation to ensure a full understanding of a customer’s requirements – and the cost estimate is provided free of charge.”
About Basement Finishing Company
The Basement Finishing Company is part of Home Renovations Canada and offers full home renovation, including bathrooms, basements, kitchens and the full house. Their craftsmanship also covers electrical and plumbing, and a dedicated project manager oversees the progress of each renovation job.
Company Name: Basement Renovation Company
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Address:219 Connie Cress Unit 11a
City: Concord L4K1L4