Utilizing Pinnacle’s Stage It Sold™ program, this Client Family evaluated their top real estate findings to determine which home would best suite their changing lifestyle needs.
An all-encompassing renovation takes this family home from a tired bungalow to a fabulous retreat; complete with spa, fitness room and solarium!
Previously, this tired basement was not inviting and rarely used. The new design is not only beautiful, but it is highly functional for this family’s needs.
This family found a beautiful property near Priddis, but they always knew the home had more potential.
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What You Need to Know About Basement Renovations
If you want to learn more about custom basement renovations for your Calgary home, you have come to the right place! Your Calgary basement development can be more than just an area to store your hot water tank and accumulated belongings. It is an extension of your family’s living space that can offer a multitude of uses to enhance your lifestyle. Incorporating your needs into your basement design requires a well thought out plan to maximize your existing footprint. As well, enlisting the help from professional, Calgary basement renovators ensures any structural limitations are properly evaluated and the necessary building codes and permits are considered. There are many Calgary basement development companies but nothing compares to Pinnacle Group’s years of experience transforming our clients’ tired or underutilized basements into a welcome retreat. We work with you on all of your basement ideas to make them become a reality!
What You Need to Know About Calgary Basement Renovations
Pinnacle Group is a Design-Build firm which means our well-rounded team of professionals represents both aspects of your basement renovations Calgary based project; basement design and construction. When these entities are collaborating and communicating from the onset, real-world solutions are easily identified and the project scope and cost can be accurately defined.
We have developed long term relationships with a reputable and established trade and supplier network that share our core values; they are intimately familiar with Pinnacle’s expectations, processes and systems. Whether you require an upgrade to your existing electrical panel, preparation and planning of light fixtures, window replacement needs or smart wiring and technology requirements, our team will collaborate on every aspect to ensure we provide you with a seamless solution to meet your needs and budget.
This winning combination is why we are the only RenoMark™ Renovator to guarantee our clients’ project start dates, completion dates and costs with our SCC 3-Way Guarantee™.
What We Do For Basement Development Projects
Calgary basement developments can require a series of complex decisions that if overlooked, can result in serious and costly mistakes. Enlisting the help of our experienced basement renovators is best to help you navigate these considerations. Our proficient team is skilled in evaluating all the major issues that can influence planning, basement refinishing. For example, we will assess any construction related deficiencies that are part of the basement’s foundation or lack thereof. This can save you significant money now and in the future and prevent a situation where your new basement development must be redone or removed due to moisture penetration from underground; creating mold and mildew damage to your property.
Pinnacle will check the grade surrounding your home to determine if poor outside drainage factors could cause leaks into your Calgary basement during heavy rains or snow and ice thawing conditions. Our professional, high tech equipment allows us to detect moisture behind your basement walls, as well as under your concrete flooring.
Proper ventilation for your furnace in your basement is another priority; structural choices and building materials are a direct influence on fire prevention in your basement environment.
In addition, we are fully versed on all City of Calgary building codes and policies regarding basement developments Calgary which will influence many aspects of your renovation design, including decisions regarding your ceiling height. With this understanding in mind, we can help determine the right plan to ensure both your needs and those of the City are legally met.
Custom Cabinetry for Basements
Pinnacle’s in-house cabinetry division, Pinnacle Custom Cabinets, led by our skilled and talented artisans, create impeccable millwork, built-ins and fireplace mantels customized for your Calgary basement finishing requirements.
Customers love knowing that utilizing Pinnacle Custom Cabinets for their basement finishing means they won’t have to deal with delays in the manufacturing of their custom cabinetry or millwork. This is a common issue consumer’s experience when undertaking their Calgary basement development project, because delays in cabinetry are often what bring home renovation projects to a grinding halt; resulting in cost over-runs and missed completion dates.
Basement Renovation Ideas
Living in a city that experiences a wide range of seasonal weather changes means extra care must be taken to ensure the basement ambiance you are creating provides comfort, temperature control and is well lit and ventilated; only then will your basement renovation feel like an inviting place to spend quality time with family and friends, no matter the season.
Here are some basement development ideas to consider incorporating:
- Games/Recreation Room
- Home Theatre/Media/Gaming Room
- Home Gym
- Wine Cellar
- Music Studio
- Dance Studio
- Hobby/Craft Room
- Basement Bedroom
- Basement Bathroom
Once we have completed the necessary due diligence to have a solid understanding of the structural considerations your Calgary basement development project, we will continue with our in-depth, proprietary Design Discovery Process. We will ask all the necessary questions to determine how you want to utilize your basement, how you want to feel when you are in this space and what basement design elements provide you and your family with inspiration. The result will be an inviting home basement that meets all the structural, functional and aesthetic requirements of your family now and in the future.