Basement Underpinning Contractors Toronto

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Basement Underpinning Contractors Toronto

Basement Underpinning

a-z basement lowering | underpinning services

BASEMENT LOWERING IN TORONTO

Basement Underpinning in Toronto and GTA is a very wise investment in your property. By lowering the basement floor you will not only increase the living area of your house but will also increase the value of your property. In addition, lowering the basement floor could allow you to turn your almost useless basement into a Basement Apartment increasing the value of your building and providing you with good income, month to month!

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1. WHAT WE DO

OUR BASEMENT LOWERING SERVICES

  • ESTIMATES
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • ENGINEERING & DESIGN
  • BUILDING PERMITTING
  • SAFETY & SHORINGS
  • EXCAVATIONS
  • SOIL DISPOSAL
  • UNDERPINNING
  • WATERPROOFING
  • DRAIN INSTALLATION
  • FLOOD PROTECTION
  • CONCRETE FLOOR
  • REBATES TORONTO & GTA

2. WHAT IT TAKES

BASEMENT LOWERING CONTRACTORS Toronto

Basement Lowering is a complicated process comprising of at least 3 elements: Foundation Underpinning, Interior Basement Waterproofing and Basement Concrete Floor (slab). The contractor’s quote should always include these services as well as the sump-pump for foundation drainage (Interior Basement Waterproofing).

In order to provide these types of services, contractors must have Building Renovator Licences opened for 3 categories: Foundation Underpinning, Basement Waterproofing and Concrete Works. Our company is fully licensed and carries Liability Insurance to provide you with high quality and safe services.

3. WHERE TO BEGIN

WHERE TO BEGIN your BASEMENT LOWERING?

The best way to get a clear idea about lowering your basement floor is to call us and setup a FREE estimate with one of our basement experts. Our experts will provide you with an estimate, answer all your questions and guide you through all of the stages such as: Design, Engineering Drawings, Building Permits, Construction Safety, Construction Process, etc.

Toronto licensed & certified!

toronto building renovator license: T85-4754041

toronto plumbing contractor license: T94-4891681

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Fence-construction-Safety

Project Site Safety

Securing the project site with construction fencing, online
camera monitoring, night vision, and motion detection.
Conveyor Belt for underpinning excavation

Conveyor Belt

Transports the soil, concrete and other excavation debris from the basement to the outside and to the disposal bins.
Soil Disposal Dumpster for underpinning in Toronto

Disposals

We use mini and big disposal bins to collect and dispose of the soil and construction debris.
Metal posts for underpinning shorings Toronto

Jack Posts

Metal jack-posts are temporarily or permanently installed to support the building structure before and during the excavation and underpinning processes.
Non-Shrink grout for underpinning.

Non-Shrink Grout

Special concrete mix that does not shrink during the drying. Applied to connect new underpinning sections with original foundation.
Flood Protection System Toronto

Flood Protection

The combination of Sump-Pump System and Backwater Valve will protect the basement from storm and sewer floods.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Toronto

Waterproofing

Interior Basement Waterproofing is a minimum requirement for lowered basements. It will drain underground water and protect the interior from water damages.
Concrete truck basement renovation

Concrete

25mPa concrete is used to pour the underpinning sections. The concrete floor requires metal wire mesh reinforcement and 6mil. poly moisture barrier.

$2,000,000 insurance!

all underpinning & waterproofing works are covered by our liability insurance

certified

Underpinning Video

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Underpinning FAQs

Basement Lowering Toronto Price?

Mid-range basement lowering projects in Toronto (~600sqf.) will cost from $45,000 Canadian Dollars. Including Engineering Design and Drawings, Building Permits, Engineer Site Visits and Reports, Excavation, Underpinning, Interior Waterproofing, New Drain Pipes, Backwater Valve, Sump-Pump System, Moisture Barrier, Concrete Floor, all Labor & Materials. Ready for framing and renovation. Read more…

How much does basement underpinning cost?

Basement underpinning is $350+ per linear foot of underpinned foundation. The price varies by the scale of project, depth and thickness of the underpinning sections, project accessibility and other factors.

Can basement underpinning fail?

The answer is yes, it is possible! The success of underpinning projects depends on the Engineer, Contractor and the underpinning method. The Engineer has to estimate the structural condition of the foundation and design the underpinning method. The Contractor has to be experienced and use the right methods and materials to underpin the foundation.

the How long does basement lowering take?

The whole process can take around 3 months from start to finish. The engineering design will take 2-3 weeks. The building permitting also takes 2-3 weeks for the city to review and approve the plans. The excavation and construction process will take 4-7 weeks including the scheduling and passing building inspections.

Can we live in the building during basement underpinning?

Absolutely Yes! In fact, in 90% of our basement lowering projects in Toronto, the houses were occupied by the owners during the construction process. The only concern is the construction noise during the work hours 09:00AM – 05:00PM, Mon-Fri.

Will basement lowering add value to my house?

By lowering the basement floor you will increase the living area, which directly affects on property value in Toronto. Please consult your real estate agent for more information about property value.

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