We know renovations can be stressful, and we want to ensure your building process is made as simple as possible. We have divided the process into two stages with three steps, so you know exactly what to expect throughout the project.


We make development of your basement comfortable and stress free by laying out the process from the start. Our transparent approach allows our clients to feel at ease as your basement undergoes development.

The first
phone call

When you first contact us we will discuss your wants and needs for your new basement, keeping in mind the budget you are looking to work within

We come to you

Our team members will come to your home and do a full review of the space to determine the perfect layout and design that works best for you. This will include scale drawings, measurements, and a complete estimate

Final Meeting

Once the proposal has been accepted, we return to your home and review the entire estimate and drawings to make sure all parties are in agreement on the scope of the project and to make any necessary changes before development begins

Pre-Construction and Rough-In stage
  • All required permits are pulled

  • Framing materials are delivered to your street. Soon after our professional team will come and put the lumber in your basement through the window

  • The next day framing will commence

  • Plumbing rough-in is completed as per the design and building code

  • An electrical walkthrough is done with yourself and our team to ensure your lighting and switches are put in your desired locations

  • City inspectors will meet our team member on site. He will field all questions and deal directly with the inspectors so you don't have to

Drywall, Trim/Doors, Paint
  • Delivery and installation of drywall in rooms and waterboard in bathroom

  • Walls and ceilings are sanded, primed, and painted

  • Doors are hung, windows are cased, and all trim is installed

  • Nail holes are filled, joints removed, and trim is sanded to a smooth finish

Final Touches
  • Installation of flooring, knobs, vent covers, etc

  • Installation of bathroom fixtures

  • Installation of lighting, electrical switches, plugs, and breakers

  • Final paint touch-ups

  • Final city inspections & walk throughs are completed with our team and the inspectors

  • Final home owner walk through

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