BASEMENT RENOVATIONS IN TORONTO
BY HARMONY BASEMENTS
Congratulations! You are one step closer to your Harmony Basements Successful Journey. Let’s explore together the Harmony difference and see for yourself why we’re your basement renovation and remodeling & finishing experts in Toronto and the GTA
BASEMENT FINISHING & REMODELING EXPERTS
Harmony Basements is a leading basement contractor, serving homeowners across Toronto and the GTA. We take pride in being innovators in the basement renovation and finishing industry. With over 20 years of experience in basements, we know all the trade secrets. We ensure that we have our customers’ stamp of approval in every project we take on. At Harmony Basements, we always provide the highest-quality service with our professional attitude and commitment. Moreover, our team of experts uses top-of-the-line tools, technologies, and materials to ensure the utmost perfection in our work.
Redefining Basement Renovations
Renovating a basement is more than construction and design. It takes innovation and creativity. Harmony Basements specializes in merging fine detail with exquisite design and structural integrity to achieve stellar results. We use advanced technology to create elaborate virtual tours that allow our clients to see exactly how their new basement will look when it’s complete.
Most contractors are focused on getting the job done as quickly and simply as possible. In their attempt to maximize their profit margins, they often cut corners and shortchange homeowners. Not us. Harmony Basements takes a customer-focused approach to renovation projects and offer comprehensive solutions that keep homeowners at the center.
Crafting Stunning Basements with Care, Precision, and Passion
We start by using advanced technology to create elaborate virtual tours that allow our clients to see exactly how their new basement will look when it’s finished. This not only helps them visualize the end result, but also allows them to make informed decisions about the design and layout of their new space.
Once we have a clear understanding of our client’s vision, we work diligently to offer a variety of design options based on their preferences. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach, so we take the time to listen and understand our client’s needs.
WE SIMPLY LOVE BASEMENTS
At Harmony Basements, we believe that a basement should be more than just a storage space or a place to do laundry. It should be an extension of your home and a reflection of your personal style. We’re passionate about helping our clients transform their unfinished or outdated basements into beautiful, functional, and inviting spaces that they can enjoy for years to come.
We’re also committed to quality and integrity in everything we do. We don’t cut corners or use subpar materials to save money. Instead, we only use the highest quality materials and employ skilled craftsmen who take pride in their workmanship. This ensures that every project we complete is not only beautiful but also built to last.
We believe in the transformative power of a well-designed and well-built basement. We’re passionate about helping our clients achieve their vision and creating spaces that they’ll love for years to come.
What Sets Us Apart
Our innovation knows no bounds. We’ve created systems to streamline our processes and curate client-centered solutions. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, we take the time to work closely with our clients to fully understand their vision for their new basement. Then, we work diligently to offer a variety of design options based on their preferences.
From preliminary procedures to post-construction, the Harmony Basements team is there every step of the way, ensuring that no detail is left behind.
Architectural Creative Director
(B.Arch) Architect – (A.A.S) CAD Designer
Diego will never settle for anything less than perfection. He thoroughly studied the art and science of architecture and graduated with honours at a very young age. Diego and his team of professionals devote their heart and soul into every basement renovation project, and thousands of clients across Ontario have trusted him to build their dream basement. His unrivalled pursuit of perfection in every aspect of the design and build process has helped him establish an award-winning home improvement experience.
Dream Decor Studio Meticulously Designed by Diego & Built by Harmony’s Dream Team
From our LeaderDiego Botia
Seeing our customers happy every day “from design to completion” is the driving force that makes me absolutely love doing what I do. My top priority is delivering world-class renovations with a personal touch that is magnificently rare.
Why Our Clients Love Us So Much?
We Take Pride In Our Work, Reputation & Customer Service
Building your dream basement is our goal and building your trust is our promise. We are a Canadian homegrown company that embody values such as trust, integrity, and commitment. We constantly strive to provide excellent workmanship and superior design that improves the quality of life for families. But don’t take our word for it, here’s what our clients have to say.
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Our Services & Expertise
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Luxury Finished Basement
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Unrivaled Design Experience
Maximizing our customers' return on investment by designing harmonious basements.
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01 Get a free estimate!
The first step in finishing your basement is to contact us. You will be greeted by a client service advisor and we will give you a free at-home estimate.
02 In-home consultation
The main purpose of this consultation is to completely understand your needs for this new space, by asking the right questions, listening, and proposing smart and creative ideas.
03 Our Proposal
Our work proposal includes a 3D render design that will help you visualize how your dream basement will look. It will also include an itemized breakdown of the cost of the project.
04 Finance your project
We understand that costs can be a major barrier in getting your dream basement. For that reason, we offer flexible financing options with dedicated financial advisors who will provide approval on loans to our valued clients and to help them make a confident decision.
05 Visit our Design Centre
At this stage of the process, our design consultant will walk you through our showroom to help you choose the finishes and materials for your new basement.
Once the construction drawings and the specifications are completed, the project manager will provide our clients with a detailed project schedule.
07 Material Delivery
After the dates have been set, the materials will be delivered. We take pride in keeping the construction space as clean and as mess-free as possible.
08 Installation Begins
With the materials on hand to start working on your dream basement, our team of excellent craftsmen will begin the installation process.
09 Quality Inspection
Our quality control coordinator will inspect the installation process from start to finish, guaranteeing a perfect job every time.
10 Client Satisfaction
At this stage, we have the opportunity to ensure client satisfaction and foster a lasting relationship.
Once the basement renovation is complete, we provide our valued clients with lifetime basement renovation warranty documents.
A Great Basement Renovation Begins With A Great Design
Are You Ready To Be WOWED?
Let’s Test Drive Your New Dream Basement
Imagine being fully immersed in your dream basement before you spend thousands of dollars. With Harmony Basements Virtual Reality technology, that is a real possibility. You and one of our Creative Architectural CAD Designers will explore basement design concept ideas and will experience the space instantly, like never before. Our technology needs to be experienced, because in this case, seeing is believing.
Your Basement Deserves the Absolute Best!
- TORLYS™ LUXURY ENGINEERED VINYL FLOOR (LIFETIME WARRANTY)
- TORLYS™ LUXURY ENGINEERED VINYL STEPS (MATCHING FLOORS 100%)
- STEEL FRAMING THROUGHOUT AND NEW R-20 INSULATION
- UPGRADED SHOWERS, TILES, CABINETRY, COUNTERTOPS AND MORE!
- FLEXIBLE FINANCING AVAILABLE (NO PAYMENTS FOR 3, 6, 12 MTHS)
Why Choose Us
Harmony Basements has over 20 years of experience in the basement renovation and basement finishing industry. Our mission as a leading company in the basement renovation and basement finishing business revolves around integrity and full transparency with our customers. There are no surprises, no hidden fees, and no fine-print terms. Our work is built on complete honesty and our prices are competitive.
Harmony Basements offers a 3D virtual tour that is truly one of a kind. You can easily view your basement finishing during every step of the renovation process, as well as see the end result of your finished basement using our special VR headset. Our 3D virtual tour offers you a glimpse into a brighter future where you can have the basement finishing of your dreams.
The reason why we excel at what we do is that we use the latest technologies in order to bring you closer to your ideal basement renovation. We believe planning is as essential in basement renovation as the actual work itself, which is why we use AutoCAD during the initial design stage. Our team of skilled designers makes use of AutoCAD’s cutting-edge technology, relying on advanced 2D and 3D software to bring your dream finished basement to life.
Our project managers are seasoned professionals who specialize in basement renovation and basement finishing, from the final touches down to the basics. In addition, as proud members of RenoMark and BILD, we are constantly striving to be ahead of the curve. That’s why we are the first to know about changes in provincial building codes, municipal requirements, and health and safety regulations.
We understand that your house is an asset and investing in a new basement finishing comes with a price. Although renovating or finishing your basement adds tremendous value to your property, it is still a huge financial venture. This is why our financing plans are flexible and specifically tailored to fit your financial capacity.
Harmony Basements offers a lifetime warranty for your renovated or finished basement where you are guaranteed our long-term commitment. Our warranty plans are comprehensive, flexible, and tailored to suit your needs.
With Harmony Basements, you can be certain your basement renovation is complete, fully finished, and ready to use by the time the job is done. Our turnkey solutions ensure that your basement is equipped with all necessary utilities such as plumbing, lighting, ventilation, and insulation, as well as any additional design elements.
Wide Location Coverage
Distance has never been an issue for us. We have seen many basement projects to completion all throughout Ontario. So whether you live in Downtown Toronto, the GTA, or anywhere beyond, we are more than ready to deliver our services right to your doorstep.
Basement Renovation: Frequently Asked Questions
We know finishing your basement is a major decision
and we know that you probably have a lot of unanswered questions.
At Harmony Basements, we make it easy and stress-free for you to finish your basement. Our one-stop basement renovations expertise provides you with the full service you need to finish your basement from start to finish. Need help to decide on a finish? Our skilled interior designers are on hand to help. Need to visualize what your finished basement will look like? Our highly trained architects are excited to help you. Whether you have the basement of your dreams in mind already, or you want to be wowed with one of our original creations, we’ve got you covered. We are here to help, no matter the size or the scope of work.
We are experts in basement renovations and have a deep understanding of what our clients need. At Harmony Basements, we have developed and perfected a finishing system that is 100% green and mould-free, while avoiding any major downfalls, complications, hassles or problems that are often associated with a complex project like this. Instead of using lumber and drywall that could be a food source for mould, we use cutting-edge new materials that are mould-resistant. We are passionate and dedicated to helping you create the perfect basement while ensuring a safe, seamless and smooth experience – from start to finish. Click here to see the difference.
Professionally finishing an average 1,000 sq ft basement takes anywhere from 4 - 8 weeks. This timeframe is to ensure quality over a rushed job. We are here to accommodate our clients’ schedules. We work all year round, including weekends. Typically, it can take even as little as 2 to 4 weeks to transform a dark and dingy basement into a welcoming and stunning space that you will love spending time in. We work effectively, yet cause little to no disruption to your daily household activities.
On average, finishing a basement in Toronto can cost anywhere between $40 and $120 per square foot. The cost to finish a basement depends on factors like the size of the basement, the upgrades you want, and how much labour is needed. Every basement is different.
The best way to know how much it costs to finish a basement is to evaluate the basement to decide the amount of work needed. Only then will you have a clear estimate for the basement project.
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Finishing a basement not only increases the practicality of your home; it also increases your property's market value significantly. Prospect homebuyers or tenants will appreciate the additional space in a finished basement. This way, you receive a great return on your investment, making basement finishing a worthwhile endeavour.
Yes, you do need a building permit for a basement renovation when you make alterations to the basement's foundation such as building an additional wall or tearing a wall down. You will also need a building permit to renovate your basement into a legal secondary suite only because it must comply with your city's zoning bylaws.
The cost to obtain a building permit ranges from $500 - $3000 for the building permit drawings done by a qualified designer or architect. We then submit the drawings along with your application to your municipality on your behalf.
We are so confident of our products and installations that we offer our clients a lifetime warranty. And don’t worry if you need to sell your house, warranties are transferable to the new owner.
Yes, the warranty is fully transferable to the next homeowner.
We do not subcontract any of our work. We believe your renovation is only as good as the team behind it. That goes from the architect to the builder, to the creatives, to the tradespeople who work hard to bring your vision to fruition. Not subcontracting work means our quality is never compromised.
We are fortunate to have the most experienced licensed professional integrated workforce in the construction industry, working directly for us. Basement renovations are a technically advanced and complicated project – and our team understands and appreciates the unique challenges to complete the task well and to do it safely with utmost professionalism. Our flawless company safety record and our team follow strict safety practices, like keeping work areas clean and storing tools safely.
Rain, snow or shine, we work all year round, including winter.
While conventional construction materials such as lumber, drywall and fibreglass insulation work great for above-ground construction, these products can rot and cause mould in high-moisture areas like basements. Our mould-repellent products such as Magnesium Oxide Wallboard allow moisture to pass through naturally to prevent mould from growing. The materials we use are top-of-the-class to prevent mould and mildew. Also being fire and waterproof, sound-absorbent and eco-friendly, they are designed for the safest and most comfortable living environment. We use only the best materials – that is the Harmony way.
Depending on the purpose of your basement, we can help you pick the right type of flooring for your basement. The best type of basement flooring is one that can preserve its temperature and keep it waterproof.
Have more questions about your new basement?
Please Call Us! We’d be happy to answer any questions you might have.