Legal Basements

Legal Basements in Ottawa - Maximizing Your Income Potential

If you’re an Ottawa homeowner looking to make the most out of your property and generate extra income to cover your mortgage, Goliath Basements has you covered. Our team of professional legal basement contractors understands the importance of adhering to specific design guidelines and building codes to ensure the safety and legality of your basement unit.

Experts in Legal Basement Apartments

Our expert team has extensive experience in creating legal basement apartments that not only meet regulatory requirements but also offer an attractive living space for potential renters. The process begins with obtaining a legal basement permit, which can be applied for once you have a design concept in mind.

From there, we work closely with you to ensure your design meets all fire and building codes, as well as electrical safety and building guidelines. We take care of all the necessary steps to make sure your unit is compliant and ready to hit the market.

Transforming Basements into Legal Apartments

To create a legal basement apartment, you’ll need a well-thought-out design concept. Goliath Basements can help you choose the right design features and finishes to ensure your space falls within guidelines while providing a comfortable living area for your tenants. Whether you’re targeting seniors, students, or private renters, we’ll help you create a modern and spacious basement apartment that’s sure to attract tenants.

In addition to design considerations, we’ll also address essential safety and comfort features, including fire doors, accessible windows, and service upgrades, to provide a secure and pleasant living space for your renters.

Benefits of Legal Basement Apartments

There are numerous advantages to having a legal basement apartment in your home:

  • Increased Income: A legal basement apartment offers a secure and approved way to generate extra income, helping you pay off your mortgage faster.
  • No Need to Move: Creating a legal basement apartment allows you to expand your living space without the hassle of moving. You can have family and friends stay with you while providing them with their separate living area.
  • Increased Home Value: Converting your basement into an apartment also increases the overall value of your home. Future buyers will appreciate the versatility of a space that can serve various purposes, all while potentially boosting their income.
  • Space for Family: A legal basement apartment can be a temporary or permanent solution for accommodating family members, such as elderly parents or relatives who come to stay with you.
  • Vacation Property: If you rarely use your basement, you can transform it into a vacation rental property. With some straightforward upgrades and changes, your basement can become a source of extra income, allowing you to enjoy your home and make money at the same time.

Trust the Basement Reno Professionals

Goliath Basements’ team of basement renovation experts can help you transform your underutilized space into a lucrative investment. We guide you through the entire basement renovation process, ensuring that you get the most value for your investment. With our experience and competitive prices, we’re the right choice for homeowners looking to create a legal basement apartment.

Our Services Include:

  • Basement Bathroom Additions/Remodeling
  • Basement Bedroom Additions/Remodeling
  • Custom Basement Design
  • Basement Remodeling
  • Basement Kitchen Addition
  • Basement Wet Bars
  • Home Theatres and Entertainment
  • Cabinetry & Fireplaces
  • Family Rooms & Playrooms
  • Gym & Recreational Spaces
  • Basement Saunas & Spas
  • Lighting & Plumbing
  • Partition Walls & Drywall
  • Crawl Space Encapsulating
  • Mold Removal
  • Walkout Basements & Entrances
  • Foundation & Crack Repairs
  • Basement Underpinning
  • Concrete Levelling
  • Decorative Trim & Mouldings
  • General Construction Services
  • And More!

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