Ever wonder what you're neighbours are doing to improve their homes? Discover what other Oakville homeowners have planned for their Basement Renovation projects by reading the details of their request for quotes below.
In total, TrustedPros has received 122 Basement Renovation projects posted by homeowners in Oakville seeking the services of local Basement Contractors. Total estimated value of these projects is $3,667,500.00 with a per project average of $30,061.00.
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Small bungalow(50 yrs old?): Have a basement bathroom that needs fixing up; one large room can be converted to bedroom (needs closet, etc.); the rest is unfinished and would be open space (living/dining); laundry area to be converted to small kitchen area with stackable washer/dryer; possibly new windows & new furnace. I am just looking for an estimate.
I require sound proofing in the ceiling, changing the existing pot lights, replacing two doors (1 for the utility room, 1 for the electric panel. I need the outside entrance door replaced. I also need the instalation of a washer and dryer that we will provide. (This will be installed next to the kitchen sink).
We have a 1950's bungalow with a partially finished basement that was most likely done in the 1970's. We would like to install a 4 piece bathroom in the basement and do a bit of finishing on the rest of the space. We require help with plans in order to get a permit also. As there is lots to do in the basement, and some work we can do ourselves, we would like to work with a company that is comfortable sharing the work load. Beyond the bathroom, there would be other small jobs, but the bathroom is the main starting project.
Please provide a rough estimate for an average basement bathroom cost, as we haven't got a clue. We will select a few companies to come in and inspect our house for a more accurate estimate once we know how much we should expect to pay.
Basement to be Finished, 400-500 sq ft townhome basement. Would like a rec room completed with drywall and door separating laundry room. Carpeting or laminate whichever is cheaper, close off the open back stairs with carpeting, build a storage closet at bump of stairs. Pot lights, Paint, trim, subfloor, cable, telephone, and ethernet outlets. No washroom, no fireplace, no built in wall units. Need job to start upon possession of home on April 2nd, and to be finished by move in date of May 1/2010. Doing this on a tight budget. On-line estimate only to start, then on-site visit if selected.
We are planning to finish a basement. We would live to make two rooms, one full bathroom, one storage closet. We would like to have barber carpet on the floor. Only one room will need a closet. We were planning to make a sauna as well, but it is negotiable at this point in time. We were also planning to make a wet bar in there, also negotiable. The main job is rather simple: hang drywall, install bathroom, lay carpet, install doors, the rest depends on the price. We would like to have it completed within a few weeks, by the middle of October. Thanks for your quotes.
I am looking for some rough quotes on my basement renovation project. My basement is approximately 700 square feet, there will be an enclosure walls and door around the furnace as well as the laundry room and the space under the stairs for storage otherwise its just floor, walls and ceiling. There will be no bathroom, I would like drywall ceiling and potlights, but would like to know if these will be additional costs. My closing date on the 6 yr old townhouse is July 16th and would want work to commence as soon as possible after that date. As I will be including this reno in my mortgage so the contractor I choose will be paid upon completion of their work however a letter of promise from the bank can be made. I understand that you will have to see the property to give a more accurate quote but I believe I have given enough info that you can give me a ballpark. If you require more information just ask.
Finishing a basement
House is just under 2 years old. Approximately 1500 sq. ft. Kitchen with stove & fridge only. 1 bedroom + 1 full bathroom. wall to wall and ceiling insulation. Industrial grade carpet throughout except in the kitchen. Kitchen to be tiled. Pot lights throughout.
Looking for ballpark pricing, start date, length of time to finish
Square footage of basement area planed to be closed is 435. House is 9 yaers old and it is semi detached.Basement is one open space with 2 columns( one wooden , other one is metal post.Basement has two small windows on the site looking at backyard site.
Dimensions of the basement-starting from the backyard side and going clockwise:IT IS- L shape basement
Backyard side =17 Ft
Wall to the neighbour =33.4 ft
Front yard site=11 ft
L shape= 8 ft
6 side and last 10.3( this together with 23,3 will give side dimesion of 33.4ft)
Most of the basement is high 7.5 ft.Some of the areas are less especially heating duct affected areas and fresh air returns.
I would like to have two doors installed -one going to closet space area and furnace and other one is leadind to undrstears area which is planned to be small storage space.
Basement has already pink insulation installed on the side walls facing outside( 6 ft deep).
BAsement walls are made from concrete all the way around.
There are few places where central vacum piping does not make any sense( still need to be confirmed bu experienced person).
basement is planned to be entertainment area where kids can play their games on TV and around.
We would like to have drywall on the ceiling too.
I would like to have it painted with primer only.
I will to have offer which containsinstallation of a floating floor/subfloor as an option B ( with and without).
Thanks in advance,
Current basement is unfinished.
Goal is to be done before Thanksgiving (target week of Oct 5).
Job includes: framing, insulating, finishing all walls, doors, electrical wiring and installation of outlets, low-energy potlights, dimmers and entertainment system, 2-3 piece bathroom, berber-type carpet (rec room and stairs) and underpad, prime/paint, trim.
Finished basement damaged by flood (freshwater) requires the following repairs:
Main room (32 sq.m.) - Install new drywall over approx.70% of walls and ceilings, some framing adjustments (approx. 8 m x 2.4 m high). Float and prime walls and ceilings. Install new engineered wood flooring, baseboards. Install 3 new pre-hung 30" doors. Replace (5) pot-light fixtures with flush mount fixtures (LED).
Kitchenette - re position drain, install new base units and countertop (170 cm), re-install sink, re position stove plug.
Bathroom (6 sq.m) - re locate laundry services (water supply and vent), install shower into pre-existing location, install tile, partial drywall and framing (approx.20%), install new pedestal sink.
Main floor laundry (4 sq.m) - Install drywall up 2' around perimeter, relocate water supply and drain pipe, some tile repair.
Full information, floor plan available on request.
I'd like to create a basement office by partitioning off an area. My basement is already fully finished and I just need 2 walls, door frame, door, mud & tape, minor electrical to recircuit lights. Room area to be created is approx 12 x 12 - ceiling and 2 walls already finished.
House is 3 yrs old, excellent condition.
Need a basement rebuild due to flood.
Cutting and redrywalling bottom half of walls.
Removing and reflooring.
Tiling in bathroom and laundry room
New baseboards, casings, (Jambs?)
Finishing the staircase. Material for stairs will be provided by me.
No framing, plumbing or electrical work needed as it was completely finished.
Please email me to schedule in home estimate. Need this job done quickly.
I will be taking possession of a 6 year old townhouse in the middle of July. and would like to finish the basement. The area is approximately 500 sq feet in total, so I'm looking to find out what the best price someone can give me for either finishing it or just framing it out. The whole basement is shaped like an L, one section being about 11 X 17 and then the stairs and furnace and then another 17 X 11 section with the washer/ dryer cold storage at the far end. I would like there to be a laundry room and then open space and the far 11 X 17 will either be left open or enclosed in a bedroom.
I'm looking to get a quote on finishing my basement. Because I have only one more visit to the home I purchased I would like to know in advance your price per square foot and what it included. As well I need to know if you are available for a project like this (approx 700 sq feet), framing to put a door on a 2nd floor flamily room and installing a new bathtub- I will do the tile work on that. I would like the project to begin mid July as my house closes on July 16th.
Hi, I live in Oakville and desperately need to finish my basement. I had always planned on finishing it myself as I have the skills and knowledge to do so. I am unable to now, as I acquired a brain injury in a motor vehicle accident and have limitations. I'm an avid watcher of Mike Holmes' series of shows and the thought of hiring a contractor absolutely terrifies me.
The basement is approx. 1000 sq ft, with basic finishes, no bathroom, but a soundproof room is a must. I can obtain most of the materials at cost. Here's what I have in mind: mold resistant blue or pink studs, closed cell 2lb sprayfoam to approx. R20, Dricore subfloor, laminate flooring, mold resistant drywall, Roxul insulation for ceiling. Soundproof room should be finished with 2 layers of 5/8 soundproofing drywall sandwiched with green glue in between and also soundproofing compound on ducts with Genie clips and U channel on ceiling.
I am looking for a contractor who is experienced, insured and works according to local building codes. All necessary permits need to be acquired. Payment plan should reflect work completed and not timeline. Last scheduled payment will be held back for 30 days.
Do you think I will have trouble finding someone for the job under these conditions?
Our basement is finished and has a working bathroom. Just today we put in new windows. Moving forward...we would like to knock down 2 walls to create open concept in the basement. Modernize and make bathroom larger, adding a tiled glass shower. We would like to replace the existing floor with carpet and some wood flooring. There is also a brick "for show" fireplace that we would like removed. We would also like ceiling crown moulding and some electrical work done for light fixtures. All cabinetry required we have our own contact.
The house is 2.5 years old. Approximately 600 sq feet that would need to be framed, drywalled, electrical, lighting, carpeting. I would also like to do some custom cabinetry (shelves and area for tv) and have a fireplace installed (vent for the main floor fireplace is directly above where this one would go). Also, have roughed in plumbing for a washroom next to this area. I would also like a cost for that (sink, toilet, shower)
Would like to renovate 4 year old home unfinished basement with a play area and potentially a bathroom. We take possession of the home in Oakville - west oak trails area on July 4th and would like the work started as soon as possible and completed within 2 weeks. We are looking for the unfinished work to be done - framing, drywall, electrical for potlights, hanging of doors and laminate flooring. We may do the bathroom ourselves depending on quotes. Please call or email quotes and references.
Unfinished basement in 10 yr old house. want it made into useful space. Room to be 360 ft2 and the laundry room is 90 ft2. Drywall ceiling, tile in laundry, carpet in finished room.
3 doors. a little plumbing work required for laundry room. ready to start as soon as practical. recessed lighting with some wall lighting.
I am looking to pre-screen contractors to shortlist 3 or 4 before checking references, insurance etc. and developing a detailed quote. Online estimate is fine at this time.
We want to build the basement in our 2 and half year old house. Need a reliable experienced and economical contractor. If you cannot provide us with referrals and are not economical do not bother to reply.
We have received a lot on emails and calls with same questions
I can explain our requirements
Size of our basements- 750 sq ft
Shape - L shaped
Fully finish the basement. We want 1 room with a full washroom (rough-in already in place). Our washer and dryer is already working there and we need a room to enclose the furnace, washer and dryer. Flooring should be either laminate or carpet. Rest of the basement should be an open entertainment room with a wet bar (no custom). There is 1 pole that needs to be covered. We Also would want 1 walk in closet and a storage room)
We want our contractor to be creative and make it look modern and unique. Please send us some pictures of the work you have done along with a high level quote.
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