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BASEMENT RENOVATIONS NORTH YORK

basement renovation north york
Picture of a bar after basement renovation

North York is known for being a multicultural hub. The region lies on either side of Yonge Street and beyond it and has multiple shopping centres, cultural centres, restaurants and other metropolitan amenities of downtown Toronto and without downtown’s cramped streets. Being a part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), uptown is accessible by both public and private transportation, and has its fair share of must-see attractions and popular retail attractions, such as Yorkdale Shopping Centre, the Ontario Science Centre, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Mel Lastman Square, and so much more. Major universities like York University, Glendon College and Seneca College are also located in this area. North York never runs short of its natural landscapes, either, as it is home to the Cedar Trail and Highland Trail. According to the latest 2016 consensus, the eclectic North York area is also home to nearly 700,000 residents, making it one of the largest and most populated districts in the GTA. This diversity and ease of access to various locations have increased the price of housing and accommodation in North York. A vast majority of the population either rent apartments units and condominiums, own apartment units, or own houses that date back to the area’s founding in the 1920s. Like its environment, residential apartments and condominiums are also mixed:  they can be in one of many new high-rises, old buildings and basement apartments. Both large-scale condominium developers and individual homeowners have taken advantage of the demand for accommodation, transforming neglected and underused spaces into ones that truly match the domestic landscape of this inclusive and multifaceted region.

North York Basements

Renovated and finished North York basements can be a great form of extra income for many homeowners. Basements, no matter how small, dark or cramped, can become livable so long as they follow the regulations set in the Ontario Building Code and have basic amenities, such as a kitchen, washroom and bedroom. Washing machines, dryers, heating units, power boxes and plumbing can also stay in the basement while the rest of the space is renovated for residential purposes. This includes adding the appropriate windows and vital elements like insulation and lighting. Depending on the size of your basement, you can even have multiple
bedrooms, a living room, a gym, and so much more. These living spaces do not necessarily have to be for new, prospective tenants, either; they can help accommodate a growing family as well.
North York basement renovations can also be done purely for enjoyment and relaxation. It can be a ‘man cave’, for example, or a game room. It can even hold a home theatre, gym or an entertainment area for guests. Basements can cover all of these possibilities, as long as the right materials and the right amount of work is put into the area. This means soundproofing the basement, if necessary, or creating more storage and connecting more wiring to the house. However, the problem lies in taking the first steps to renovate their North York basement.
This seems like a daunting task that requires extensive planning for time, resources and space. Factors like plumbing, piping and wiring have to be considered, especially since these domestic necessities are usually kept underground and out of sight, along with unwanted or forgotten storage items that simply gather dust in your basement. Cracked foundations may also be discovered during an inspection of your basement to see whether you should renovate or not.

Smaller basements may seem particularly difficult to renovate as the space is limited.
Consequently, the different rooms and the design elements that go into the potential North York basement renovation can be equally restricted. Thankfully, Finished Basement has the experience and construction expertise to realise potential ideas for North York basement renovations.

Finished Basement Projects North York

North York basement renovations do not have to be impossible feats. While independent contractors can take months to work on basement renovation projects and charge exorbitant amounts of money, Finished Basement can save you time and money. We understand that having workers come in and out of your home is not ideal; neither is waiting for months for materials and supplies to be delivered to your basement space, only to be left and neglected once again should the contractor choose to abandon it and the project. These infamous
basement renovation stories can easily be avoided with the proper experience and industry-standard quality of services that Finished Basement can provide to our clients. Finished Basement has over 20 years of experience and has worked on nearly 3000 projects across GTA and the surrounding regions. Our services can cover both basement repairs, remodeling and renovations, ensuring that the end result fits your vision. Among these repairs include cracked foundations, flood-damaged basements and other common issues caused by neglect of your basement space. Finished Basement addresses these concerns and persisting problems, ensuring that your basement is functional in the long-term, no matter what it’s being used for.
Our team’s award-winning excellence in design, service and construction speak to our dedication to quality and care for our clients. Our team at Finished Basement can work on quality, affordable basement renovations in North York for up to two weeks, working on full or partial renovations depending on your needs. We save you time and money on costly North York basement renovations and repairs since we directly source the material we use for these projects from trusted international suppliers. Over the years, we have saved clients up to 40% of basement renovation costs without sacrificing quality or quantity, and we aim to beat all written quotes presented to us by 5%. We also offer intuitive, innovative and hands-
on design and construction advice during the planning process, giving you even more design options for your finished basement layout. Renovating North York basements is no easy task, but it is a manageable and doable one. Contact Finished Basement today to get a free quote and assessment of your basement renovation and discover your future basement renovation possibilities.

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