How much does it cost to frame 700 sqft basement?

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Posted by: from Markham
11/10/2013 at 2:58:54 PM

I am doing a basement with 1 one room, bathroom and laundryroom and closet space. I need help with cost.


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Mark from CMJ Renovations in Oakville
Date/Time11/11/2013 at 6:09:44 PM

Hi Mr,

It is very difficult to answer your question as prices can vary depending on the finishes you want for the basement, i,e carpet vs engineered floors. A general ball park price would be $30.00 per sqft ft and up.

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Remember, any contractor that tells you don't require a permit for the basement isn't the guy you want in your home.

Good luck with your project.



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Date/Time11/12/2013 at 3:01:27 PM


That is a great Question. Let me ask you, do the outside walls need to be framed? Because that would definitely change the cost allot.

P.S. You also have to consider Insulation and drywall, ceiling drop down or drywall? Either ways all options are available.

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Babak (Bob) from AV Services in Richmond Hill
Date/Time11/12/2013 at 9:01:52 PM


At least 20000 with material.

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