Welcome to Penguin Basements – Durham
Sometimes, you probably wonder how to increase the living space in your home in the most cost-effective way possible. After all, no one enjoys wasting money. Possibly, you have also thought about renovating and finishing your basement. Yes, you have come to the right place.
Make more space for personal use
Check out our basement portfolio to see the different ways our team at Penguin can improve your basement. You can easily see that it is possible to make a damp, cold and spider-infested basement into a light and airy self-contained apartment that is something to be proud of. And, something that you and your family can use for many years.
You can probably think of many personal uses for your cozy extra living-room. Do you need somewhere for family members or the children’s carer to live, free of charge? They can be independent, yet within easy reach, if they are needed or in case of an emergency. Or of course, you could use the apartment as extra living or hobby space for the family. The choice is yours. And, we can help you realize your choice. Pick up the phone and call us for a no-obligation estimate.
A Second Suite for extra income
But, have you thought about the finished basement as a financial investment? Not only will your basement renovation be easy to build and cost far less than a traditional house extension, but it will also be a useful way to provide a second income.
You can do many things with additional money:
- Pay off your mortgage.
- Purchase another property as an additional investment.
- Use the money to help your kids through university.
- And, the list continues.
If you live in the Durham Region, you are fortunate to be within an area that has become a much sought after place to live. Therefore, think twice before asking your local handyman to ‘fix up’ your basement. You must use a construction company experienced in this kind of work. To fully realize your investment, the Second Suite must be built properly according to the fire, and construction codes, and must comply with the zoning regulations of the Durham Region. Then, when it is complete, you can advertise your basement apartment as a beautiful Second Suite for someone to live in. Your local realtor will advertise this as a legal rental so you can charge and receive the going rate for accommodation in your area. And, pick and choose your tenants. Contact us for details about a Second Suite investment.
How do Penguin Basements fit into this?
Believe us when we say that our team at Penguin Basements will produce a Second Suite apartment to be proud of. Our team of designers will listen to your ideas and propose a design that also takes into account your budget. We have the knowledge and experience to work according to the building codes, and will produce a legal rental that will bring in additional income.
Furthermore, we can fix crumbling foundations, or a damp infested basement, or any of the other problems associated with a basement. We at Penguin Basements are experts at basement finishing and can put right just about anything you could think of. We buy only the best materials and always use industry-standard and approved procedures to provide a finished product you will be proud of. And, we’ll give you value for money too, so your investment will be safe for many years to come.
If you want some help with the financing of your new Second Suite, ask our team for information about the deals we offer in conjunction with Financeit. We have interest-free finance for 6 months. Plus, a range of payment terms ranging over 12 to 36 months. Ask your Penguin representative for full details and get the ball rolling.
We are very proud of our reputation and can supply references on request. Also, browse our website and see for yourself. But, do not just take our word for it.
Look at this:
- Penguin Basements is a member of the Canadian Home Builder’s Association and follows its code of ethics whenever we deal with our clients.
- We won the Consumer Choice Awards for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
- And, we are a Homestars Verified Company.
Get in touch to discuss your plans
Pick up the phone and call us on 1-866-262-8298 or look for the FREE ESTIMATE form on this page. Complete it right away and you will hear back from us as soon as possible.
We will talk you through your ideas, discuss the budget and when we have signed a contract, we can finally get the ball rolling. We will handle all the permits and other legal documents with the City. So, you only need to sit back and watch as everything comes together. Your allocated project manager coordinates all the teams and maintains a safe and hazard-free zone for you as our client and for our employees.
You know it makes sense to hire a company that looks after its clients, and produces an excellent finished product. Do not delay, contact us today.