Basement Walkouts & Additions in Toronto

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    BASEMENT WALKOUTS & ADDITIONS

    Basement additions are a transformative solution for expanding living spaces and maximizing a property’s potential. These services cater to homeowners looking to enhance their existing basements by adding extra square footage. Whether you want to create additional bedrooms, entertainment spaces, home offices, or gyms, basement additions offer a versatile canvas to meet your unique needs. Our contractors can help improve your home’s functionality and boosting its overall value with a thoughtfully planned basement addition.

    How Do You Ensure a Strong and Long-Lasting Foundation?

    Building a new foundation involves a meticulous process. You have the excavation and site preparation (surveyor), followed by the construction of robust footings and walls that support the entire building’s weight.

    We have expertise in assessing soil conditions, designing appropriate wall configurations, and implementing construction techniques that adhere to industry standards and local regulations. Whether for residential or commercial projects, these services prioritize precision, durability, and structural integrity, ensuring the foundation can withstand the test of time and various environmental pressures. 

    We always recommend having a soil engineer involved in your project. We believe building your dream home requires a solid foundation. 

    CUSTOM FOUNDATION WALLS

    Constructing new concrete foundation walls is a critical step in ensuring the structural integrity and functionality of a building. This process includes meticulous preparation of the subgrade, followed by the pouring, leveling, and finishing of concrete to form the walls. We use a tailored concrete mix, balancing strength and durability, to meet your specific needs.

    Proper subgrade preparation and a well-constructed substructure are essential for a stable, durable foundation. We incorporate reinforcement materials such as steel rebar or wire mesh to enhance the strength of the walls. We also offer a range of finishing options for a customized appearance and texture.

    Every foundation is unique, influenced by factors such as soil type, climate, and intended use of the structure. We tailor each project to these specifics to provide foundation walls that meet your needs. Proper curing and strategically placed control and expansion joints help manage stress, prevent cracking, and ensure long-term resilience.

    By focusing on these aspects, we create concrete foundation walls that are strong, durable, and customized to your specifications. Let us guide you through the process for a successful foundation-building experience tailored to your property’s unique requirements.

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    Tip of the Day: “Create a detailed plan including budget, timeline, and permits to ensure a smooth and successful construction project.”

    Why Choose G1000 Home?

    We provide Tailored Solutions to meet your unique needs.

    Recognizing each property's uniqueness, we provide tailored solutions to meet your specific needs, ensuring complete protection that exceeds your expectations and ours.

    Our Expert Services Grounded in Quality and Durability

    Our team combines expertise and experience to deliver high-quality waterproofing services that meet our strict standards for effectiveness and durability

    We ensure Quality

    We are committed to using only the highest quality materials and the latest techniques in the industry, ensuring that our solutions stand the test of time

    We are Dedicated

    At G1000 Home, we prioritize your satisfaction. We offer solutions with education and support, empowering you to protect your property with confidence.

    CONCRETE FOOTINGS

    Creating new foundation footings is an essential phase in establishing a sturdy foundation for any structure. This process involves careful excavation and preparation of the ground to create a stable base. We meticulously design and pour the footings using concrete, ensuring they are precisely aligned with the building’s specifications and load-bearing requirements.

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    WATERPROOFING

    Waterproofing foundation walls is a critical step to prevent moisture infiltration and protect the longevity and integrity of your structure. While new foundations typically use damp-proofing, we specialize in waterproofing and offer lifetime solutions to ensure you never have to deal with water damage. By applying specialized waterproofing materials, including a membrane, to the exterior of foundation walls, we create a barrier that safeguards the foundation against water intrusion and potential damage such as leaks, mold, or structural deterioration.

    Our Solutions to Your Problems

    How Do I Find the Right Concrete Contractor?

    Finding the right concrete contractor can be a challenge. Many contractors may lack the expertise, reliability, and transparency needed for a successful project. Poor quality work, delays, and unclear communication can lead to stress, additional costs, and unsatisfactory results.

    The Solution

    We offer white glove expert concrete services with a focus on quality, reliability, and clear communication. Our team provides custom concrete solutions tailored to your needs, using high-quality materials and industry-best practices. With our dedication to excellence and your satisfaction, we ensure a smooth and successful project from start to finish. If these qualities are important to you, then we are the right fit for your project. Remember, you can't expect quality service at a cheap price. Let us provide the exceptional concrete work you deserve.

    From Our Client

    After dealing with another concrete contractor who never showed up, we were hesitant to trust anyone else. But Gemil and the team changed that completely. Their professionalism and expertise were clear from the beginning. They completed the project on time and exceeded our expectations. Communication was fantastic throughout, keeping us informed and easing our worries. Gemil and the team made the entire process stress-free and seamless, turning what could have been a challenging project into an enjoyable experience. We’re delighted with the results and highly recommend their services.

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    Jenn Phillips
    Jenn Phillips
    2024-06-10
    Gemil and his team were fantastic! We had a leak in our basement and I reached out to G1000. There were able to locate and solve the problem on a short time line. I would highly recommend G1000's services!
    Luc Bjork
    Luc Bjork
    2024-05-27
    Good communications with Gemil. He listens to the customer, provides honest advice (I learned that he was formerly a home inspector, and it shows), a fair price and he follows through on timelines. He also remained involved from start to finish which is a big plus when hiring a contractor. I am very happy with the work.
    Mahmood
    Mahmood
    2024-05-02
    I recently had the pleasure of working with G1000 on a project, Gemil was very helpful, I would recommend them for their professionalism and assistance in home concrete projects. They seem to be very knowledgable about what they do, offering extra info and tips. Great service and a business you can trust.
    Rahul Arora
    Rahul Arora
    2024-01-29
    Gemil called back right away, was friendly and was very helpful in diagnosing the problem right over the phone and providing cost-effective solutions.
    lena priore
    lena priore
    2024-01-08
    We would definitely recommend Gemil. He is an honest contractor whose expertise was invaluable to us. We would definitely recommend him..
    J Lowe
    J Lowe
    2023-12-06
    Gemil is a sincere contractor. Dedicated and can be trusted with your improvement/repair project. Does a great clean up after.
    Reshaud Khan
    Reshaud Khan
    2023-11-30
    Exceptional service. I’m thankful that Gimel is also dog friendly
    Lavesh Chattlani
    Lavesh Chattlani
    2023-11-14
    I had a great experience working with G1000 Home Substructure, and Gemil, the owner, exceeded our expectations. He seamlessly took over a challenging basement walkout project, providing thoughtful recommendations while prioritizing quality, design, and budget. Gemil maintained regular communication, explaining every detail transparently and coordinating effectively with subcontractors and engineers. Despite a tight deadline, he finished the project before the first snowfall, staying on budget. Thank you, Gemil, for your professionalism and commitment to quality!
    Sonia Theriault
    Sonia Theriault
    2023-10-05
    Very knowledgeable team of professionals. There is a lot to be said about having peace of mind when hiring someone to do work for you. With Gemil and his team, you can rest easy knowing the work will be done right and with the utmost quality. I cannot recommend Gemil / G1000 Home enough!
    Ruchi Patel - Chinguacousy SS (2422)
    Ruchi Patel - Chinguacousy SS (2422)
    2023-09-24
    Professional and experienced. He’ll bring your vision to life. Gemil was so easy to work with, he’ll guide you in the right direction with his expertise and works efficiently to get the job done. And most of all he’s reliable. Don’t waste your time with anyone less.

    Get A Custom Quote

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    Three Ways to Get A Quote

     

    1. Drawing Based: Got drawings or blueprints? Perfect! It’s a great start for us to provide you with an accurate quote. Just a Bit of Prep: Have those drawings or blueprints ready. The clearer, the better.

    2. Photos & Measurements :  Snap some photos, take some measurements, and we’re on our way. A Little Prep Goes a Long Way: Take clear photos and measure up the area you’re focusing on. 

    3. Site Visit Quote: Prefer face-to-face? We love meeting our clients in person! A site visit allows us to get every detail just right. Setting Up: Ensure we can access the site, and think about any questions or specifics you’d like to discuss.

    Get a custom quote

    Contact us today with no obligation to discuss your concrete, foundation, or waterproofing needs and let’s bring your vision to life!

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    Frequently asked questions

    Discover more about our basement addition and foundation wall services and get answers to commonly asked underpinning and benching questions in our FAQ section. Gain valuable insights and make informed decisions for your construction project.

    A basement addition involves expanding the living space by utilizing the existing basement area of a home. It differs from above-ground additions as it maximizes the use of the lower level of the house, providing additional square footage without altering the footprint or structure of the property.

    Permit requirements vary depending on your location and the scope of the project. Generally, basement additions involving structural modifications or changes to plumbing or electrical systems require permits. It’s essential to consult with local authorities or work with a professional contractor who can guide you through the permitting process.

     

    The duration of a basement addition construction depends on various factors such as the size of the project, complexity of design, necessary permits, and unforeseen circumstances. A typical basement addition can take several weeks to a few months to complete, but the timeline can be more accurately determined during the planning phase.

     

    Construction can cause some disruption to your daily routine, but a professional contractor will work with you to minimize the impact. Setting clear expectations, establishing a construction schedule, and implementing effective communication can help ensure a smooth and organized construction process.

     

    When designing a basement addition, factors to consider include the purpose of the space, natural lighting, ventilation, electrical and plumbing requirements, proper insulation, ceiling height, and aesthetics that harmonize with the rest of the home. Consulting with an experienced contractor can help address these considerations.

    Absolutely! Basement additions are highly customizable. You can work with a design team to create a layout that fits your specific needs and preferences. Customization options include selecting finishes, fixtures, flooring, lighting, and any special features or amenities you desire.

     

    To ensure the quality of construction, it is essential to hire a reputable and experienced contractor specializing in basement additions. Look for a contractor with a portfolio of successful projects, positive client reviews, and appropriate licensing and certifications. Proper planning, open communication, and regular site inspections throughout the construction process are also crucial.

     

    A well-executed basement addition can potentially increase the value of your home. It provides additional living space, which is a sought-after feature for homebuyers. However, the extent of value increase depends on various factors, including market conditions, the quality of construction, and the appeal of the added space.