Renovating or remodeling your basement is a great investment in your home while also adding additional living space. Whether you want to add a granny suite, new bedroom, more living space, or create a “man cave”. In addition, a bathroom renovation or remodel offers a high return on investment in the real estate market. Basement renovations require careful planning to ensure its affordability, since certain factors like the amount of labour, size, number of rooms and materials chosen affect the overall cost. 

Gilbert Custom Contracting helps you stay on budget while also ensuring that your vision/ dream become a reality.

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How long does it take to renovate a basement?

The length of the renovation depends on the size the basement, how many rooms or walls you are adding, whether there is a laundry room and/or bathroom to finish, subfloor or no subfloor, etc.

On the short end about 3 weeks to 8 weeks on the long end.

What is the cost to renovate a basement?

There are many factors that affect the cost: scope, complexity, cost of materials, is there a bathroom and/or laundry room to finish, etc.  Low end $15K-$20K, mid-range $30K-$60K High end $80k-$120K+.

What are the steps to renovating a basement?

1) Have an idea of what you are looking for (i.e. layout, photos you found online, figure out “must haves” and “nice to haves”,etc.).
2) Find a contractor
3) Have a consultation to choose fixtures, flooring, colours, etc.
4) Have a plan for you and your family while the renovations are taking place.

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