Your new basement space will go through many different designs and changes before you find just the right fit for everything. Our experienced team at finishedbasement.ca has worked tirelessly for the last 20 years in the GTA to make our clients basements the new focal points of their homes.

We meticulously walk you through every facet of construction and design to make sure you are completely happy with every element of your new basement living space.

Our goal when constructing and designing your space is to ensure that we use every square inch as efficiently as possible, while maintaining your budget.

During the design stage of your basement renovation we walk you through every design element that we have to offer along with our expertise and experience in creating a unique, functional space for you and your friends and family to enjoy for years to come. One element of the design are your stairs. It is a facet of the design that can go over looked but can never be ignored. Your stairs are your entrance into your new basement living space and like all facets of the design need to be addressed.

  • Do you create a separate hallway blocking off your staircase from your new basement space, or do you open the staircase up?
  • Do you build storage underneath your staircase?
  • Or do you leave it open and add a custom aesthetic element?

There are many possibilities when it comes to this aspect of your basement design. As always basement staircase ideas are all over the place. There are a plethora of designs, finishes, constructions to choose from, but what works best? We have found over the years the best way to answer that is to see the space in person and from there lend our experience and expertise to come up with the best suited design for your new space.

Typically we utilize our clients existing staircase. Our goal is to design your new basement space from its current entry point. There are instances where our clients have asked a new staircase be built in order to facilitate specific design requirements, and we are always happy to do so, however a brand new staircase can eat into anyone’s renovation budget very quickly. As construction continues on your new basement living space we address your staircase. We install our European rated laminate flooring to cover your existing stairs. We add an oak nose on the stairs that is finished in the same colour as the laminate. The oak nose on our stairs is key when it comes to longevity and durability of your staircase and protects the edge of the laminate. It also adds strength to your landing areas and helps with traction. The oak nose is more durable and can maintain its integrity through years of wear and tear.

It is hard to pinpoint one good basement staircase idea over another. We have found that the best way to do this is in person with one of our experienced team members. So feel free to contact us today and we would be happy to be a part of your new basement renovation.