Low Cost Basement Finishing Ideas

An unfinished basement (or a basement that is damp, dark and dingy) is a waste of valuable space in your home. With the help of Fiderio & Sons, you can turn your basement into a bright, warm and comfortable space that can be used for a wide variety of purposes. All for less than you might expect.

We live in Calgary and the average price to finish a basement can run between $40 to 60K. Just roughing-in a bathroom and installing a sump pump, not including installation of fixtures, is looking to run about $10K (materials are $1-2K total; hourly rate per person worked out to be between $200/hr to $250/hr for a licensed professional). I’m sure my daughter thought we were nuts. She has a beautiful old home, but she doesn’t like the things I like.

This hub speaks the truth on not having to spend a ton to update. Especially about the switch plates. I feel like everywhere I have lived has had those awful off-white light switch plates. I think this may finally convince me to just go to the hardware store and spend a few dollars to switch them out. To answer your question, yes, painting bathroom tiles can be done depending on the type of material the tile is made from.

The best basement finishing requires professional, expert workers, both in the design process and in the craftsmanship of your home. Utilizing a combination of carpenters and our own experienced work crews, Elite Remodeling seeks to impress everyone who enters your home with the quality of our work—starting with you. Bathroom – Yes or No? Full or Half? Tile or laminate? Mac-daddy shower with 10 jets of body-spray or my little pony $10 shower head. Add about 5k to your basement cost for a regular full bathroom. Thanks a ton for all the info you have here. You probably saved me alot of headaches and maybe even $.

You would be best served to get at least 2-3 estimates, ask for referrals from each, and then check with the BBB. This way you know the contractors are on the up and up. Thanks for stopping by. What a brilliant idea to turn a dresser into a bathroom vanity! Your bathroom looks great. I also like the antique ceiling lamp near the entrance. It’s very lovely.