Designing your basement lighting is essential during your home's remodelling or building stage. It enhances your home's appeal and elevates its status to a more advanced setting. Key Considerations When Lighting a Basement Developing a solid and sound lighting plan for a home boosts its design elements,...

Table of Contents The Benefits of a Basement Home Office Basement Renovation: Key Considerations The Renovation Process for Your New Basement Office   When it comes to basement renovation, one of the most common requests among homeowners across the country is the idea of turning an otherwise...

2020 has proven to be an odd year, and we still have the Fall and Winter to look forward to. A lot of basement trends we are seeing this year are a continuation of trends that have been growing over the past few years, and...

Would you have someone fix your brakes without knowing if that person was qualified to do so?  Would you be fine with driving off without knowing if the job was properly inspected? Well, if you’re thinking about doing a renovation without a building permit, hit the...

As basement experts, the team at Penguin Basements sometimes gets an interesting question or two from our clients, and lately, we have heard a couple of our clients ask why do homes have basements? It seemed like a simple question and answer, but as we...

With cooler autumn weather already sneaking snow into parts of Canada, smart homeowners are preparing their homes for winter.  In the Canadian climate, that includes getting basements ready for freezing temperatures. Not every home has a warm and cozy Penguin Basement to depend on, so if your basement is...

...And an educated client is ours.   The basement renovation industry is becoming crowded, and here's why that should worry you. Just a few short years ago there were roughly three basement renovation specialist companies serving the GTA. They followed each other closely, improving products, processes and...