Turn an underused space into a liveable space that your whole family can enjoy.
A finished basement increases your home’s usable space and opens up a range of options for your changing lifestyle.
We have the expertise to design and build an amazing basement whether or not your basement is currently finished or we are working with a clean slate.
Rammik’s custom basement renovations include:
- Updating the insulation
- Improving your HVAC systems to make your home more comfortable
- Adding home theatre rooms, guest bedrooms, extra bathrooms, kitchenettes and bars
- Creating functional and attractive laundry rooms
- Adding more natural light and installing energy efficient windows
- Updating the lighting
- Creating built-in storage options to maximize your home’s living space
- Installing a new fireplace
Whether your basement renovation needs are simple or complex, we can help help turn your underused space into the extra living area you need.
Our Design & Build Process
At Rammik, we recognize that every project and client is unique, and we consider every project distinctive. We are expansive in our offerings and we will take the time to meet with you to determine exactly what you are looking for in a renovation. Our team will create unique designs and meticulously plan to ensure that your renovation fits your needs and desires.
When you work with Rammik, whether it’s a whole home renovation or a single room, you can expect the following:
1a. Introductory Meeting
- You will conveniently, and virtually, meet with Mark Hofstee, President of Rammik, to discuss your project.
1b. Initial On-Site Consultation
- Measure the project area
- Discuss your wants, wishes and dreams for the project
- Review the practical considerations for the project, including feasibility
- Assess timelines and project scope
- Overview Rammik’s process for successful renovation completion
2. Second Consultation
- Present the initial scope of your project
- Present the preliminary budget of your project; a rough estimate of the project cost based on our initial consultation
- Discuss any new ideas since our first meeting
- Sign the Design Estimate Agreement, or part ways as friends
3. Conceptual Design Phase
- Our design team will create conceptual designs including cabinetry, if applicable, and will help you select all of the finish materials
- Meet on-site with our trusted subtrades who can provide extra insight into your renovation project
- Provide a draft contract, an in-depth scope of work, and a revised estimate
4. Build Preparation
- Prepare and sign the final construction documents, including the renovation agreement outlining the cost and payment terms, the final designs, and any other specific details of the renovation
- Finalize the permit designs and submit the application for a building permit
5. Build Phase
- Outline project start date and renovation schedule
- Client renovation preparation begins (i.e. removing the contents of the space to be renovated)
- Introduce the Rammik team members on the project and perform a walkthrough
- Construction begins: we will communicate with you regularly and keep you informed
- We will ensure that a clean worksite is maintained throughout the renovation process
- Final walkthrough when the renovation is finished
6. After-Project Completion/After-Care
- We guarantee our work for two years after substantial completion of the project
- We will provide service work within this time frame if any issues arise