Ever wonder what you're neighbours are doing to improve their homes? Discover what other Waterloo homeowners have planned for their Basement Renovation projects by reading the details of their request for quotes below.
In total, TrustedPros has received 41 Basement Renovation projects posted by homeowners in Waterloo seeking the services of local Basement Contractors. Total estimated value of these projects is $1,150,000.00 with a per project average of $28,048.00.
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4 year old home with unfinished, partially studded and insulated basement. The project would be to complete the basement including:
- Approximately 27 feet on 3 walls of new studs and insulation
- High quality, well insulated flooring (high quality carpet) (~320 sq ft)
- Ceiling (unsure of type of ceiling)
- 1 post in middle of room to be covered (4 2x8's create the post to hold the metal beam)
- 1 doorway to be added to access laundry area
- Drywall of all walls (approx 63 feet, 8 foot ceiling); existing 6" wide studded ledge along approx 20 feet of those walls.
- Lighting, recessed lighting preferred. Existing 2 lights already wired in room.
- Electrical, generous number of outlets to be placed throughout room
- Drywall and finishing required for stairway leading to basement. New railing to be placed on stairway.
- Insulation of ceiling to limit noise from home entertainment in basement
- Recommended "finishing touches" to add character to the room
Finishing of an undeveloped walkout basement. There will be one room, one family room, one bathroom (3 piece with shower only) and a small kitchenette.
Basement is around 27 ft X 21 ft
Bathroom will have rough ins.
This is a house to be built by June (closing date is June 2015). We expect project to start early July and end by end of August.
We need our basement finished in a new Townhouse in Carriage Crossing, Waterloo. We have a special circumstance, as we will be providing most of the materials to be installed. We are sending as much information as possible about our basement planning and we would like a quote on the labour portion & permits to complete the work. We would require a complete list of materials from you, as part of this process.
The basement area to be finished is approximately 1,000 sq ft and we have attached the rough basement floor plan that we drew up. We are also attaching a better detailed drawing with measurements for your purposes from our builder.
(Please Note - outside walls are all framed, insulated and have vapour barrier. Also the steps to the basement will be finished)
Walls to build
- one bathroom wall with door
- utility room walls with one door
- one storage room wall with door
Ceiling & Walls
- dry walled, with access points as required
- pot lights everywhere but in the bathroom, storage and utility room
- two switches for pot lights - one to turn on TV area and one to turn on pool table and hallway areas
-storage and utility rooms to have ceiling fixtures with light switch
- sufficient plugs in all areas to be installed
- toilet, shower and vanity/sink installation
- pot light over shower
- lighting on wall above sink
- fan switch
Flooring to be put in
- laminate everywhere (even under stairs) except in utility room (cement) and bathroom to have ceramic tile installed
5 1/2" baseboard & 2 3/4" casing, same design as upstairs
Paint- Dulux or other, match from upstairs
- Fossil Grey for walls
- Stratosphere for trim and doors
We have a fully finished basement between 450 - 650 square feet. We are hoping to turn it into a one bedroom or bachelor legal apartment. We would need to put in a full bathroom and kitchen. We need to make a separate entrance, as well would like to put in a separate hydro meter.Our house is only 10 years old. We also would like to move our laundry to our second storey (from the basement) but still have laundry in the basement for our tenants. We are first time home owners and are new to renovations. Any help/information/quotes would be greatly appreciated!
This job is mainly removing carpet and installing vinyl plank flooring in a hallway and two room in the basement. However in the office there are bookshelves that are on top of the carpet and they are attached to the wall, I see no screws so I think it is glued. It might be glued to studs and not drywall, so I may need drywall added as well.
Type of Project: Renovate Partially Finished Basement
Number of Other Rooms: 1
Type of Other Rooms: - Laundry
- Living Room
Drawings Available: Yes
Total Renovation Area: 1000 sq ft
Work Required: - Flooring
- Paint / Wallpaper
- Framing (New Walls)
Number of Windows: 5
Rooms Requiring Plumbing Rough In: 2
Rooms Requiring Electrical Rough In: See notes
Type of Flooring: - Carpet
Basement Features: Phone / Data Cables
Everything with a * can be done at later stages
4 basement windows replaced
(cost out if we used bigger windows)
Front porch and stairs (repair/replace)
Clean up trees around house
Spray Deck *
Paint Outside Windows
Repaint front door
Fix screen door
30% Aluminum distribution, replace with new panel and GFI's throughout house
Replace 2 doors, all door knobs (One master key)
Fix all inoperable windows (ceasements etc)
Paint all rooms, doors, trim & ceilings
Remove carpet in hallway
Either re stain floor or replace with laminate flooring
Kitchen Main Floor
Remove existing kitchen flooring and prep for new flooring
Tile kitchen floor, stairs (Carpet?)*, landing (approx. 150 s.q.�)
Add exhaust fan in Main floor kitchen
Fix loose sink (pic)
Look at dishwasher
Install new kick plate under dishwasher
Fix broken cabinet door (replace glass and hinge)
Main floor Washroom:
Re tile shower stall, keep iron cast tub
Replace drain system in cast tub from underside
Relocate exhaust fan
Check drain system under sink
Re tile bathroom floor (extend floor to cover toilet and sink bases)
In middle room close off closet door, open up other side, adjust rod
Create closet on slanted wall: install accordion door with rod
Build new room wall with door (pocket preferred)
In Room 1 replace hanging florescent light with recessed light
Open up door way for new laundry area
Move laundry machines, re-plumb and rewire
Relocate duct work near the bottom of stairs
Hide ceiling wires
Build walls for bedrooms (frame, drywall, hang doors) (approx 2 walls)
Build bathroom walls and doorway and insulate (soundproof)
Break open cement floor, install new drain for toilet, sink and shower; run new supply lines, re-cement floor (or just use a powered toilet)
Install shower, toilet, vanity sink
Prep basement for new kitchenette (remove wiring, plumbing, pipes etc..)
Frame kitchenette area, drywall and plumb
Install cabinets, counter top and sink/faucet
Install pot lighting, wiring and outlets throughout
Stucco partial ductwork and ceilings
Install laminate flooring throughout
Sub floor might be required to level dips in floor
Baseboards with quarter rounds
Install TV/Power in kitchen area
Insulation between walls to be sound proof
Spray foam insulate around windows
Install cable phone and cat 5 in each room (would like in main level, basement a must)
Each room to have a minimum for 2 outlets (electrical)
Basement rooms to have 3 electrical outlets
Basement kitchen counter top to have two outlets
Basement hallway to have two outlets
Margin of error ??
Miscellaneous materials/disposal bins etc
Located in Hamilton, drawings available upon request
Need to renovate the basement.
House if Semi-Detached.
Area is 1650 sq-ft approx.
Located in Laurlwood region Waterloo.
House bought directly from the builder, in Sep 2009.
Basement is unfinished, as is from the builder.
Need a living room, bedroom, and bathroom.
Need to make it noise proof.
Will discuses further with the contractor.
Please contact if further details are required.
I am looking to completely redo my finished basement in my split level detached home in Waterloo, making it more open concept and putting in at least one window (currently there are none). I am also considering moving the laundry from the basement onto the main floor. I would need assistance in designing the basement based on what is possible/not possible to do. In the basement there is currently a finished: hallway with closets, separate room. Unfinished: cold cellar, laundry room, furnace/storage room. Please contact me via email to schedule an appointment for a consult/price estimate.
We have a partially finished basement with rough-in for an additional washroom. We would like to have a one-piece shower stall installed in this area along with toilet, vanity, lighting and ventilation. We will need flooring done as well, either tile or suitable alternatives. The proposed bathroom has framing on one side, partial drywall on two sides and we will need framing & drywall to close out the room. There is easy access to electrical and water from the unfinished walls & ceiling - once this is done we'd like the ceiling finished with drywall as well. The house is in the Upper Beechwood area in Waterloo and it is approx 20 years old.
We are looking for a rough estimate online but would welcome you to visit the house in person on the weekend.
I want to give my sister in Waterloo the gift of help to finish a project that is too big for her. She is renovating the bathroom and rec room in her basement after gutting them to repair water leaks. The bathroom is to the point where it is time to install tile in the shower and backsplash for the sink, and then for fixtures and final finishing to be done. The rec room needs to have the walls finished, flooring, and I'm not sure what the situation is with the ceiling. Are you trustworthy, skilled and flexible enough to get into the middle of this and help us finish this?
Finish a ~500 sqft basement, including putting up walls for a bathroom and guest room, basic fixtures in the bathroom (rough-in is already there), flooring (it's concrete in good condition now), drywall, lighting, and electrical.
Ideally work would be substantially completed during the period Aug 13 - 22, but we have some flexibility.
It's a walk-out basement, so we want to have the potential (in the future) to rent out the basement as a separate unit. If there are any special things that need to be done (ceiling made of a different type of material, etc) that we should do now, that would be good to know.
House was built in 1999, no problems found with the basement during recent home inspection.
My basement is around 600 sf with walk-out. My original plan was do it all by myself and actually I am about to finish the whole framing and box work. I have purchased all interior doors and plan to buy wires/boxes/fixtures/switches etc in the near future. I would love to continue finishing the rest of the work howewer i realize this may take me a few more months (if not years) long. That's why I am here :)
Basically the basement would have a bathroom, a small study room and open area for recreation - again the framing is done. I am not looking for luxury reno but definitely quality work. Budget is another important factor in my consideration.
if you live in Waterloo, Kitchener or Cambridge,
and can finish the rest of my basement in 3 - 6 weeks' timeframe (June - July)
and can get the work done within $10k budget (labour+materials+others)
then please reply to me. Thanks!
We are in a 10 year old open concept home and we have a few projects in mind. The first project is to take the family room and close it into a den, including replacing the existing carpet with laminate flooring.
The preferred plan is to remove an oak railing that divides the kitchen from the family room, replace it with a wall and install a pocket door to close the room. This would require the building of about a 7 foot wall, using 2x6 studs.
This will also require some wiring work to be done to create a couple of new electrical outlets as well and possibly a phone jack.
Phase 2 would be to do counter renovations in kitchen, removing breakfast bar and associated cupboards and moving under counter dishwasher to a different location. A portion of existing counter top may need to be replaced.
Phase 3 would included the closing of a 6 foot wide opening from the kitchen to the great room with french doors (24 inch width).
1) Need to finish the basement before November 05, 2012.
Size of the basement: 22'6€ x 10'5€ and 19'6€ x 14'6€ plus 4pc washroom.
Height of the basement: 7'6€. Age of House: 2 and 1/2 yrs.
2) Need to finish the basement before Dec.05, 2012.
Size of basement: 25'11€ x 15'10€ and 23' x 7'6€ plus 4pc washroom.
Two rooms measuring size 12'6€ x 10' will be built in the main hall above.
Height of the basement: 7'6€. Age of House: Brand New.
Need to use the best quality of material which owner will buy himself.
Quotations are required for finishing of both basements carpentering services only ASAP.
I would like to have a contractor put in a rough-in bathroom and bedroom in an unfinished basement in an older home in Waterloo. The home is about 60 years old. The basement has three unfinished rooms in it, and is cement/concrete (no previous renovations). The house is in really good condition for its age and the basement is very dry with no water damage.
I would like just the skeleton wall of the bathroom put in and basic plumbing for a toilet, sink and shower/bath tub. I would like the washroom to go in the existing unfinished laundry room, where plumbing already exists. I would potentially like just the skeleton of the bedroom/closet to be put in as well in the largest room in the basement, the work for this will be minimal as it just needs one wall across the large room to create a hall way to the laundry room/bathroom with an opening for a door, and a rough in closet. I would like to do the rest by myself.
The dimensions of the basement are approximately as follows;
Main room; 10 ft 10 inches by 22 ft 4 inches, there is a door opening into the laundry room where I would like to install a bathroom as well along one of the 22 ft 4 inches walls
Laundry Room; 13 ft 11 inches by 10 ft
Electrical room: 7 ft 11 inches by 10 ft
If you could send me a rough price quote for the above work (quote for bathroom and bedroom separately), I would sincerely appreciate it. I really would like the rough-in washroom to be done but I may decide to do the bedroom for myself, depending on costs.
Hello, We have recently had a mould remediation company in to deal with some issues we had in the basement with mould. All the mould has been removed and we are now looking at having the needed repairs done. We would be looking at some dry walling, minor insulation, carpentry, new shower stall, kitchen sink install with painting throughout and minor cosmetics. We have been displaced due to the mould to the top floor of the house and are anxious to get the project started. Would you have time over the next couple weeks and be able to provide a quote so we know what we're looking at? Also we are really easy on scheduling, located in the Laurelwood area in Waterloo.
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