Level Up Group

Basement Finishing


Finishing your basement is a major renovation project. It brings a lot of benefits with it – added functional space, expanded living quarters, not to mention, added value to the house. As all big projects, it requires meticulous planning and budgeting. Our expert team will make this process easy and straightforward, so there will be no unexpected surprises later in the process.

Basement Finishing Estimate

Our team at Level Up treats basement finishing estimates very seriously. We carefully go over the planned renovation steps and new space design. Our project manager takes into consideration the space, its current condition, and accurate measurements. We factor in labor, materials, and time to provide you with an accurate quote from the beginning.

As the process involves a number of renovation specialists such as designer, framers, dry-wall installers, flooring specialists, electricians, plumbers, hvac, windows/doors installers, and painters we look carefully at all aspects of the project.

Range of Basement Finishing Cost

Depending on how the space is going to be used later, you might want to add certain elements or use specific materials for the project. It will affect the overall cost and timeframe of the basement finishing cost.

There are the key elements to consider, that affect the cost of the basement renovation:

  • Separate basement entry
  • Fireplace
  • Basement kitchen
  • Sauna
  • Bathroom
  • Feature wall installation
  • Custom built ins
  • Theater room
  • Bar
  • Basement waterproofing
  • Soundproofing

If you are upgrading the basement as an in-law apartment for potential added income you might want to keep your costs lower with budget materials and finishes. Renovating the basement with the plan to use it for yourself as a family room, home office, or recreation room you might want to splurge.

In GTA you are expecting to pay anywhere from 30,000 to 90,000 for a basement renovation. Our team will work hard on delivering the best quality of work for the budget you are planning to spend. Together we will decide where to save and where to invest more, so that you will have the best result for your budget.

Basement Renovation Process & Average Project Timeframes

Basement renovation project starts way before the demolition or construction work. Planning, budgeting, working on design concepts is an important part of the project. The average basement renovation time frame depends on the size of the space, complexity of the elements, and the materials used.

We at Level Up have a full team of professionals, which makes further stages of coordination faster and easier. Our planning approach helps to significantly cut the construction time of the project. On average from the stage of getting the permit, most of our projects are completed within 3 to 6 weeks.

If you are planning to build a legal apartment in your basement it will require architectural plans and permits. This stage alone might require anywhere between 20 days to a couple of months (depending on the municipality).

Why Choose Level Up Team

Although finishing your basement is a big project, we believe that it should go without stress and be a great experience. To ensure this we offer:

  • Team of licensed and trained professionals
  • Efficient project management
  • Years of experience in complex construction projects
  • Assistance in Architectural blueprints and permits
  • Bonded and insured
  • Covered by 2 years materials and labour

If you are planning your basement finishing project contact us for a free detailed quote. We will do our best to complete your renovation project within the specified time frame and you will enjoy your new space as soon as possible!


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