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Basement Remodeling Contractors in Seattle, WA

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Prescreened Basement Finishing Companies in Seattle, WA

Seven Gables
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(360) 813-0406
13533 Burk Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98133
 
Sawhorse Builders, LLC
5.0
1 Verified Ratings
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(360) 467-2502
3417 California Ave SW Unit B.
Seattle, WA 98116
 
 
Fine Design Build, LLC
4.94
8 Verified Ratings
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(360) 467-3108
6523 California Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98136
 
ACS - Seattle, LLC
4.58
39 Verified Ratings
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(206) 607-0432
4742 42nd Avenue Southwest, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98116
 
 
Pro.Com Services, LLC
4.55
22 Verified Ratings
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(360) 467-3671
2033 6th Avenue, Suite 236
Seattle, WA 98121
 

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Cost to Remodel a Basement in Seattle

Most homeowners spent between:
$11,603 - $40,071
Average Cost:
$24,257
Min cost:
$2,500
Max cost:
$60,000

Reviews of Seattle Basement Remodeling Companies

Project: Remodel a Basement
Seattle, WA w

I choose ACS because they quoted one of the better prices and did the best job of showing thier ability to do the work. I was not disapointed. They were very easy and flexible to work with. They were expedient and proficient with a somewhat involved basement remodel including a complete new foundation and slab. Trust was never an issue.

 
Project: Remodel a Basement
Seattle, WA w

Gary is easy to work with and he does follow up. As we all projects, it's not always on time. He has great guys working for him who tried to keep the area clean.

 
Project: Remodel a Basement
Seattle, WA w

Gary was very easy to work with, and very flexible about doing even small jobs. We're already planning to do some more work with him.

 

Unscreened Addition & Remodeling Contractors in Seattle, Washington

Winners-In-C
906 N. Sheridan Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98403
Builders of Equity, LLC
9811 130th Place, Unit 201
Kirkland, WA 98034
AAA Repipe Masters
4023 S. 261st St.
Kent, WA 98032
Fire Elk Enterprises
44705 S.E. 161st Place
North Bend, WA 98045
PTM Renovation, Inc.
P.O. Box 94608
Seattle, WA 98124

Things to Consider Before You Start Your Basement Makeover:

  • What features do you want in your basement?

    Bathroom(s)
    Laundry
    Bedroom(s)
    Office
    Exercise Area
    Separate Apartment
    Game Room
    Stairway
    Home Theater
    Storage
    Kitchen
    Workshop
  • What type of design preparation has been done?
  • My basement is currently:
  • What is the square footage of your basement?

Ideas & Inspiration from Seattle Addition & Remodeling Contractors


Seattle Basement Remodels

Many homes in Seattle don't have basements at all. Naturally, homes in low-lying areas of Seattle's "seven hills" have trouble with sufficiently stable soil to accommodate a basement. Furthermore, the only reason many homes have basements have to do with freeze lines. A home's foundation must be placed below the deepest freezing line of a climate. In the immediate area around the Puget Sound, this may mean no more than 12". Homes in more outlying areas east of Seattle may need to dig a few feet. Basements cost about $40 to $50 more per square foot to build than above ground construction. When a home builder must dig several feet, anyway, however, it makes more financial sense to dig a few extra feet and put in a basement for storage or additional living space.

Renovating your own Seattle Underground
Of course, several homes in Seattle proper do have basements. Between historical re-grading and the city's famous Underground, it's almost a local tradition to dig around in the dirt. If you have a home with a basement, it may time to renovate. The high precipitation and moisture levels inherent to the Puget Sound make basement waterproofing necessary for even acceptable storage conditions. The process can be a complicated one that can include new gutters, improved lawn drainage, foundation repair, and new plumbing. Once you've got your basement in a reasonably dry place, you can include the insulation, drywall, and flooring typical of finished basements. If you're going to spend the time and money for this project, it's a good idea to do it up right and personalize it your needs: New electrical wiring can help create a state-of-the-art home theater and entertainment area. New plumbing can be a part of your gorgeous home wet bar.

Cost of Basement Remodeling
Basement remodeling isn't cheap, but it's still a great and cost-effective home improvement project for one simple reason: It gives you additional livable space for a fraction of the cost of a building a home addition. The exact cost of your Seattle basement remodel will naturally depend on the extent of your waterproofing needs and the finishing options you select. $40,000 to $50,000 is a realistic projection, unless you already have a basement in good, waterproofed condition. If this major chunk of the job is already complete, you can complete a low-budget basement remodel for as little as $10,000 to $15,000.

Basement Remodeling Contractors
The conventional wisdom is to get at least three estimates, but if you can stomach it, the best idea is to get as many estimates as you can. Many basement remodeling contractors may specialize in specific types of remodels and remodeling philosophies. A no-hassle, full-service remodeling company may have each aspect of your basement renovation dissected by a different professional with an expert general contractor for quality assurance and a salesman running through different design options with a computer program that lets you truly actualize your vision. Of course, they'll probably also give you a correspondingly high estimate. Other basement remodeling may be so focused on giving the lowest bid that they work with nothing but generic products and may even be cutting corners on aspects of the job that you find vital to the success of the remodel. Naturally, these descriptions and their realities lead many homeowners to select a middle-of-the-road contractor and estimate, but you can't really know whose right you, your basement, and your home without getting estimates and double checking reviews and previous customer referrals.