Constructing an unfinished basement typically includes excavation, footings, walls, a concrete slab floor, utilities, waterproofing, drain tile, back fill and cleanup. A finished basement typically includes all of that plus flooring, walls, ceilings, drywall, windows, and additional waterproofing and more in order to provide the desired living space. Overall, a basement adds about 3-4 weeks to the new-house construction schedule.
Basement Developments. Whether it's bare bones or an outdated nightmare, Frycor has the tools, knowledge, and expertise to transform your basement into an attractive and functional space. If your home was built without a basement, we can build one from the ground up to create the man cave, children's play area or storage solution of your dreams.
However, beginning with the development of large, mid-priced suburban homes in the 1950s, the basement, as a space in its own right, gradually took hold. Initially, it was typically a large, concrete-floored space, accessed by indoor stairs, with exposed columns and beams along the walls and ceilings, or sometimes, walls of poured concrete or
Basement developments Where your proposed development includes a new or extended basement you will need to submit a detailed technical statement assessing the impact of the development on drainage,
Basement remodeling differs from finishing a basement space. Remodeling generally happens after the finishing projects have been completed and typically refers to the altering or changing of an existing space. Remodeling projects tend to cost homeowners somewhere between $10,000 and $30,000.
New basement technologies, such as Polarwall, have quickened the build time and reduced the cost of basement construction. One of the major costs of basement construction is the removal from site of the soil, and though this can sometimes be "lost" on larger sites, for compact sites it can be expensive.