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Finished Basement just complete our basement and we are more than happy with the result!
Our basement look spectacular! It is hard to believe that it is the same space anymore.
They are experts in their trades. Each team is professional, respectful of your space and fast.
From the design to the completion of the project, they keep you informed and review their work with you every day.
We would recommend Finished Basement 100%!!!
What a pleasure it was working with you and your family Stephanie! We are so happy you have a whole new space to fill! Enjoy your brand new basement! - Natalie
This group of people is top class from start to finish. We started with Andrij who took us through the entire process from start to finish. He accomodated my limited weekend schedule and made us feel like our business was valued and important. After we signed up, we next met Igor the owner. He came by to design our basement layout with us. He listened to our ideas and had some good ones of his own. His decades of experience in this industry were evident in his professionalism and ideas. Next we met with Natalie who was very organized and helped us select our finishes. She was knowledgable and knew what colours went with the different components. At this point I was extremely impressed. Once the work started, I went from impressed to amazed. In just a few days they went from zero to framed with electrical. They all work efficiently and with high quality. They also were super tidy and clean!!! Unheard of in this industry. They were completed a 900 sq ft basement with a bedroom, 4 pc bathroom and laundry room in pretty much 2 weeks. It was crazy to see how fast they went. All the while if I had any questions, Andrij was always available and responsive. Just when we thought it couldn't get any better, we had to settle our final bill and Igor showed up with a credit since they spent less then ohr budget. We are extremely happy with the end product and will certainly let all our friends and family know about them. Thanks from both of us.
From the day I met you guys, I couldn't wait to start your project. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences with our teams and of course hearing you came in UNDER budget makes me even happier. We strive to keep budgets at 1-2% of the contract. I'll make sure to pass your kind words onto the crew! enjoy your Finished Basement- Andrij
We are extremely pleased with our experience working with finishedbasement.ca. The communication was fanastic, they were well organized and everyone showed when they were expected. We enjoyed going through the showroom to see all the options available. It was quick, efficient and a perfect match for our busy lifestyle.
The dust was minimal and the best part was that they were completed in 2.5 weeks. We highly recommend you check them out.
Thank you very much for taking the time to share your basement renovation experience. Not only that, we are happy to hear you enjoyed the process! Often we hear that our crews are a "well oiled machine" and that definitely shows in how organized we are. Thank you again! - Natalie
They are builders!! Don't waste time and call them!!
My review will be in detail so for those who would like to read reviews quickly here are the key words for finishbasment.ca HONESTY EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION HARD WORKING CREW AMAZING RESULTS ON TIME COMPLETED BASEMENT ON EXACT TIME AS PROMISED AND THE MOST IMPORTANT IS GREAT PRICING Now I will go in detail step by step VITALIY (Owners son) He was the first person to whom I spoke with, very nice and polite.. I wanted to confirm if finishbasement can built our basement as I was far from the coverage area and I was lucky enough that he said yes. That is the only conversation I had with Vitali and the only person I didn't met in person. ANDRI (Estimator) Another great person to whom you will be in contact from start until end of project. He will guide you throughout the project. He will respond to your queries/question effectively and will give you ideas on what to do and what not. Andri visited our home and provided estimate within 1 hr (in and out). We had other estimators who took between 2 to 5 hours sitting and measuring in the basement. oh bhoy what a waste of time. Andri was very knowledgeable and provided detailed estimate. No emails no waiting for estimate, right on the spot in writing. He did not bought dry wall pieces with him like other estimators did (laughing moment), basement is not just dry wall it is your dream to be fulfilled. Once estimate was done he invited us to visit the showroom and that is another story to come. SHOWROOM We visited showroom week after our estimate as finishbasement is booked for couple of months. I was just lucky to get mine done before holidays!! Showroom is a big WAO.. Our appointment was 8 PM and it took us 2 hours to complete tour and sign the contract. Showroom has everything you need to get it installed in basement from home theatre till the color of grout in washroom tiles!! haha detail han? After our visit Andri gave us and estimate date of start +/- as we had a washroom (built by previous owner) needed to be demolished! Next step is the owner Igor for designing. IGOR (Owner) The owner is down to the earth person, again very nice and polite. He was scheduled to visit us 0830 pm to accommodate us so that all family members are present for designing. One will think that the designer will come with his tablet and some app with 3D image (BIG NO). He went down to the basement did a quick tour and asked us what we wanted to build. He gave us couple of ideas and we went with that as he is the person who knows the result not us. So if few things changed what you thought don't be disappointed and listen to his ideas. He bought a masking tape with him and designed the basement, what a great idea. Rather then looking on 3D images on your phone you can see the design in the basement itself when ever you want until the project starts. When he was making design with masking tape it was so accurate that when we measured after he left it was almost exact size what we discussed. He does not bring measuring tape with him that is how knowledgeable he is. Very impressed. Igor will visit for design and the last visit once basement is done. He make sure that all the work was done perfectly. Next step is building the structure of your dream. VLAD and his team Vlad is team lead and all his workers were professional. They showed up on time the day it was planned. They protected garage from corner to corner and all other areas they needed to access. Vlad team was very knowledgeable. This team will built the base (studs/drywall). Expect them to be on site for 4 to 5 days, depending on the work like how many rooms you are building. Vlad is the person you should listen to for building the basement. His ideas are superb. Before you think they will built, means that they know what they are doing and you don't have to worry about anything. Vlad and team are builders, they do there work very honestly and detailed. They are happy to answer any question you have during the project. Next step is final visit to showroom. NATALIE (Interior designer) She is just awesome. She reads your mind and will select everything from doors/frames/paint/bathroom accessories/trim/ you name it. Natalie knows exact match. She will suggest you and take time to go through each and every product you select. She will go through with you from start to finish of basement ideas. Very knowledgeable and with great ideas. Make sure you spare least 2 hrs. for her as she will explain everything in detail. This meeting is very important so you should not be rushing. You will be meeting Natalie second or third day when project starts. Once you've finalize what and how you want, Natalie will make sure everything is in order. You can contact her if there are any changes to be made and she will do it for you (certain deadlines). IGOR Master Electrician and his team This will be 3rd or 4th day that Igor electrician will visit on site to go through with you regarding lighting's/pot lights/receptacles anything electric related he is the one to design. Great guy and great ideas. Ideas you cannot think of and he has it as electric wiring plays important role for building basement. His team was great. He designed and marked what to put where and his team will follow the layout. Him and his team is real Master! RICHARD from Pure CI for Hometheatre If you are building your home theatre.. Richard is your go to guy.. His team will be on site on those 3rd and 4th day. Just keep in mind 3rd and 4th day will be very busy. Expect 14 to 18 people on site! oh yes I'm not kidding! Coming back to Richard.. He has great knowledgeable person on building home theatre. His advise on equipment and projector is detailed. He know what to buy what not. Any question you may have he will answer in detail. His pricing is less then market. So for speakers/projectors/seating you do not have to wait for any Bestbuy deals, just let him know and he will beat price. My home theatre is not completed at this time (due to some delays on my end) but once it is completed I will post separate review on Richard Pure CI. ROMAN (Plumber) Pluming plays important role for finishing basement and bathroom/washroom are the areas of attraction. Roman and team did wonderful job in pluming from scratch till finishing. He is very precised in this measurement and do the work honestly and in detail. We are very happy on how washroom was built. All above project completes within a week (5 working days) yes that is true! except pluming which is the last project to be completed Now comes the taper! ALEX (Taper/drywall) This guy is like a machine. He works over 12 hrs and will complete the Taping/sanding of dry wall withing 3 days. Very nice person. His work is phenomenal. He works alone and one would not even realize that he is working in the basement, that is how quite he is. Those 3 days will be nice and quite as there wont be too much traffic. Vitali/ROMAN (this is not plumber Roman) and Team (Finishing/Final completion) Vitali and his team was great experience. What a wonderful job they did. I have no words for him and his team. So from installation of hardwood until ceiling paint him and team are the one. They will turn your basement magically into dream home. It wont be basement anymore it will be turned into house. It took not more than 4 days to finish everything. Here is what they did Primer Paint Door and trims Closet sub floor/hardwood floor washroom tiles and much more IGOR (Owners final visit) Igor will visit in the end with final detailed billing. He will do a through visit with all the work which was done and will make sure that their is no workmanship defect. What a organized person he is. Accounted for everything they install/or not. Each and every dollar was accounted for!! SOME KEY THINGS TO REMEMBER . Make sure you have enough space in garage to put the stuff. It will be full trust me . Make your self available anytime during the day if they have any question . Most important!! DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME TO GET OTHER QUOTES. PICKUP PHONE AND CALL THEM!! I hope this detailed review will help everyone who want to build basement with finishbasment.ca. It took me a while to post this review/make changes/proof reading but it is very important for me to inform what this company can do.. After mortgage, finishing basement is the second big investment, and if you want to make sure that your investment is spent worth while, you know who to call! They deserve it!! A big thank you to finishbasement team for the wonderful work they did from start until end. They turned the dark basement into a spacious house!! I to say that finishing basement is very small word, they will built house for you!! That basement will no longer be basement! Best wishes for future!!! and I will make sure to spread words out for this company in family and friends.!!
What an honour! Thank you so much for your glowing detailed review, this is why we do what we do! Thank you for choosing the Finished Basement crew! We truly home you make unforgettable memories in your new living space! - Natalie
We had been dreaming abut finishing our basement for over 5 years. After researching a few companies we met with Andrew and knew that our search was over. In two and a half weeks we had the basement we had been dreaming about.
Every single member of the crew went our of their way to make sure that nothing was missed and that every little detail was covered. From our layout meeting with Mr. Igor to the design meeting with Natalie, the drywall crew, the electrical crew, Yury the plumber the taper and the finishing crew, everyone did a phenomenal job. I could not have asked for a more efficient and professional crew.
I am incredibly grateful for the amazing space that my family and I will enjoy for years to come.
They treated us like family and treated our home as it if was their own. I know that they only do basements but i'm really hoping that I can convince them to redo our master bath :)
We are so happy that after 5 years of "dreaming about finishing your basement" that you choose us to execute it for you. We are even happier to hear you and your family have more space to enjoy! Thanks guys! - Andrew
Before selecting Finished Basements, I conducted a lot of research on-line and did the smart thing of getting 3 quotes in advance. To my surprise all three quotes were 8-10% +/- of each other. I must admit I had already made up my mind but only because of reading the reviews on Home Stars and the consistency in what everyone had to say about their experiences.
From start to finish my wife and I couldn’t be happier with the end result. I believe the pictures speak for themselves. Andrij provided us with a detailed quote which started the process. My wife and I then made the decision to visit the showroom and that is when we met Vitaliy. I knew right away we were in good hands as he had Tim Horton's coffee and muffins as an icebreaker. We must have spent 2 hours with him as he is very meticulous, professional and best of all was not trying to force the sell which both my wife and I really appreciated and noticed. I will point out that out of all 3 quotes I received, finished basements quote was the most detailed and I am happy to report I had no surprises at the end in terms of the final payment.
Next, we met Igor the designer and owner. He is a very soft-spoken man and a delight to deal with. He came up with some great suggestion’s pre-construction. When the working crew arrived at my house Monday morning to start my basement, little did I know they would be completed in 2 weeks and 3 days. Special thanks to Nic and his crew. The workmanship and dedication did not go unnoticed not to mention they entertained all of my questions throughout the process. Most days they started at 7am and sometimes didn’t leave till after 7pm. Each and every time they left the place spotless and took all garbage.
During early construction my wife and I went back to the showroom to pick colors and finishing’s for our basement. This is where we met Natalie. Natalie knows her stuff and offered some great suggestions. Like others have commented already she was able to read our minds in terms of what we wanted before we knew it. Natalie, I hope you seeing the pictures brings a smile to your face.
Our beautiful basement was completed in 2 weeks and 3 days. As part of the final stage, Igor came out to visit and inspect our finished basement. What impressed me the most is the detailed accounting, line by line he reviewed with us and confirmed the entire quote which addressed some changes we made during the construction.
Overall the fit, finish and details of our basement even surpassed my expectations so THANK YOU finishedbasements for an amazing experience from A to Z.
Jeff, thank you again for being such an awesome client! and YES I love the photos! I still can't believe you guys were in and out so fast! Thank you for taking the time to really share how your experience was with The Finished Basement Crew & team. We live for basements! - Natalie
I don't think I can do another renovation because of finished basement.ca...because it was almost painless. From start to finish we knew we were in good hands. When Vitaly first came for an estimate, he wasn't phased by shame of our hoarding, he saw the potential of a bedroom and bathroom and STORAGE! No one believes that they would be finished in two weeks. I was confident based on referrals but once you see how the crew powers through the day, you know it's going to get done. They are a well oiled machine. They were respectful, friendly, cleaned up every day and non-intrusive. Dealing with Natalie is a joy
since picking the colour options and floor was stressful for me. Their one stop shop for all the supplies probably preserved our marriage. In two weeks we have a whole new living space and we couldn't be happier. When Igor comes to settle, it's super detailed and everything is accounted for. Once completed, we started cleaning up and I noticed the shower, when angled a certain way, was leaking. Vitaly came and explained why and how which completely made sense (no issues, it's not leaking). But it's totally something he could have explained on the phone but he made the effort to come out and show me. I do need specify that if you're bringing in your own stuff, it's a two week job, so you need it
pretty quickly. We were told at least 5 times when to have our toilet ready. I don't believe they would tell anyone last minute.
I love our basement. Now if only they did kitchens!
Thank you so much Tanya!!! We appreciate all your kind words. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the process, our showroom & product selection. Enjoy your basement! - Natalie
Needed basement including a full bathroom completed quickly.
Paid for 3 week turnaround... project completed in 11 business days.
Very efficient process from design plan, construction, plumbing, electrical and finishing.
All garbage was disposed of...just a little dusty.
Overall, very happy with service provided.
Thank you Michael for taking the time to share your renovation experience! Scheduling is one thing we pride ourselves in. Glad to hear you were happy overall. Although our crew does daily clean ups, and garbage is disposed of, it is a major renovation. So yes, there will be trace dust. Unfortunately we can't create a dust free process, but again we are happy you enjoyed the service provided. -Natalie
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Finished Basement.ca, (ISM Renobuilders Inc.) is a family-owned and operated business. We specialize in basement renovations providing our customers with a finished basement that is professionally-built with high quality products and materials and finished with old-world craftsmanship, pride and attention to detail.
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Finishedbasement.ca has been providing exceptional basement renovation services in the GTA since 1996. Converting people's dark damp basement's into clean, comfortable and fun living spaces.
We also offer unique, custom designs and consolations in interior decorating provided directly by the founder and owner, who personally oversees and manages all projects.
Come visit our 3000sq. ft. showroom located in Mississauga. We have just recently added a new addition featuring: Limestone, Marble, Infrared Sauna's, Steam Shower Display and LED Lighting!!!!!
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