Unlock the Potential of Your Basement with Atlas Renovations

Transforming Basements into Functional Living Spaces in the Greater Toronto Area

Basement Renovations Toronto

Welcome to Atlas Renovations, your trusted partner for transforming basements into the ideal living spaces within your Greater Toronto Area home. With our unwavering commitment to excellence and a team of highly skilled professionals, we specialize in bringing your basement renovation dreams to life. Whether you’re aiming to create a versatile living area, maximize functionality, or refresh the overall ambiance, our dedication to top-quality craftsmanship, innovative design, and exceptional customer service ensures that your basement renovation journey with us is an effortless and fulfilling experience. Join us in reimagining your basement, where every detail is executed with precision, and every vision becomes a reality. Your perfect basement is just a step away with Atlas Renovations.

Basement Renovations Toronto
Basement Renovations Toronto
Basement Renovations Toronto

“Extremely responsive, very professional, and well versed in their craftsmanship”

“They were very professional, fast and always responded to my questions in a timely manner”

“They were extremely professional, courteous, and knowledgeable”

Words from Our Satisfied Customers

Yael Berman

Gabor and his team at Atlas Renovations recently did a bathroom renovation at my home. They were professional, respectful and very easy to work with. I am very happy with the results. The bathroom looks beautiful, bigger and brighter. Thank you all so much!

Adrein King

Our project was handled professionally, promptly, and professionally by Atlas Reno! I can’t say enough wonderful things about Gabor! They knew exactly what we wanted and worked hard to bring it to life! They stayed within our budget and worked with us from start to finish. I would highly recommend their work and team!

Noely Garcia

We are so pleased with Atlas Renovations. Gabor and his team did a wonderful job with the interior painting for our home. They took care of things in a prompt and professional manner, paying attention to minor details. Thank you Gabor and team!!!

Why Home Owners Choose Atlas Renovations

As experts in home renovations in Vaughan, we understand that the renovation journey can be daunting. At Atlas Renovations, we provide a comprehensive step-by-step approach to transform your home. Whether you prefer a virtual or in-person estimate, our services encompass interior design and material selection. Our dedicated team of design consultants, project managers, and skilled contractors will work tirelessly to ensure a seamless renovation experience for your entire home.


Experience renovations with an unparalleled commitment to service excellence at Atlas Renovations, where our dedicated team prioritizes every detail to ensure your vision is not only realized but exceeded.


At Atlas Renovations, we uphold the highest standards of quality by exclusively utilizing the finest materials available, guaranteeing long-lasting and stunning results for your project.


Our unyielding passion for our craft fuels our commitment to not only delivering exceptional results but also fostering meaningful and enduring relationships with our clients.


With a wealth of expertise accumulated over the span of more than 15 years, you can trust us to deliver unmatched quality and precision in every project, making us your premier choice for home transformations.

The Atlas Renovations Promise

Typical Renovation Experience
  • Issues with management

  • Lack of transparency in pricing

  • Burden of handling all materials

  • Limited or absent design assistance

  • Unsatisfactory labor practices

Atlas Renovations Experience
  • End-to-end customer support

  • Clear and transparent proposal

  • Easy delivery of materials

  • Expert design guidance

  • Reliable and reputable contractors

Ready to Get Started?

Let’s Turn Your Renovation Dreams into Reality – Contact Us for a Free Consultation

Our Home Renovation Projects

Basement Renovations FAQ

Permits for basement renovations in Toronto are typically not required when there are no structural or material alterations, no additional dwelling units are created, and the original plumbing system remains unchanged. However, a permit is necessary if there are any structural or material alterations, if a second legal suite is being added, if there are changes to heating or plumbing systems, if excavation or major construction is involved, if underpinning is being done, if a basement exit or entrance is being constructed, or if a chimney or fireplace is being added.

When considering flooring options for basements, it’s crucial to choose materials that can withstand the unique environment typically found in basements, including potential moisture issues. Some excellent flooring choices for basements include engineered hardwood, luxury vinyl plank (LVP), ceramic or porcelain tile, and concrete.

Engineered hardwood is a durable option that offers the look of traditional hardwood but is more resistant to moisture and temperature fluctuations, making it suitable for basement environments. Luxury vinyl plank (LVP) is another popular choice because it’s waterproof, durable, and available in a wide range of styles and colors to mimic the look of hardwood or tile.

Ceramic or porcelain tile is a great option for basements because it’s highly resistant to moisture and easy to clean, making it ideal for areas that may be prone to spills or water leaks. Additionally, concrete flooring can be a practical and cost-effective choice for basements, especially if you’re looking for a modern and industrial aesthetic.

Overall, it’s essential to consider factors such as moisture resistance, durability, and ease of maintenance when choosing flooring for your basement renovation project. Consulting with a professional contractor can help you select the best flooring option based on your specific needs and preferences.

Closed-cell spray foam insulation stands out as an ideal choice for insulating basement walls due to its dual functionality. Firstly, it creates a highly efficient thermal barrier, significantly reducing heat transfer through the walls and enhancing energy efficiency. Additionally, its seamless application forms an effective moisture barrier, crucial for preventing moisture intrusion into the basement space. By sealing off potential entry points for water, such as cracks and crevices, closed-cell spray foam insulation helps safeguard against mold, mildew, and other moisture-related issues.

Furthermore, the air-sealing properties of closed-cell spray foam insulation contribute to improved indoor comfort by minimizing drafts and air leakage. This not only enhances the overall livability of the basement area but also ensures a more consistent and comfortable temperature year-round. In essence, closed-cell spray foam insulation offers homeowners a comprehensive solution for optimizing energy efficiency, protecting against moisture damage, and enhancing comfort in their basement spaces.

For basement renovations, it’s recommended to utilize waterproofing methods such as exterior waterproofing, interior waterproofing, or a combination of both. Exterior waterproofing involves applying a waterproof membrane or coating to the exterior foundation walls to prevent water from penetrating into the basement. Interior waterproofing typically involves installing a drainage system, such as a sump pump or French drain, along with a waterproofing membrane on the interior walls to redirect water away from the basement.

These waterproofing methods help prevent water intrusion and moisture-related issues in the renovated basement space by creating barriers against groundwater seepage, surface water runoff, and condensation. By keeping the basement dry and protected from moisture, these waterproofing techniques contribute to a healthier and more comfortable living environment while safeguarding against potential damage to the renovated space.

During basement renovation projects, homeowners often explore various ideas for converting the space into functional rooms that suit their needs and lifestyle. Popular options include transforming the basement into a cozy family room or entertainment area, complete with comfortable seating, a media center, and perhaps a mini-bar or snack area. This type of room provides a comfortable and inviting space for relaxing with family and friends, hosting movie nights, or enjoying leisure activities.

Alternatively, basements can be converted into home offices or study areas, providing a quiet and secluded space for work or focused study. With the rise of remote work and online learning, creating a dedicated workspace in the basement allows for increased productivity and concentration away from the distractions of the main living areas. Incorporating ample lighting, ergonomic furniture, and storage solutions can help maximize functionality and comfort in a basement office or study room.

How it Works

Launch your Basement Renovation with our Easy, No Stress Process

Get a Free

Engage with one of our project consultants to obtain an instant, no-obligation estimate in just a few minutes. Contact us now and secure your free estimate today!

Sign your

Once you’re ready, sign your agreement, ensuring it reflects all discussed details, and secure your project date and timelines.

Configure Your Layout

Plan your renovation by having a team member create drawings for review and collaborate with our team to confirm your dream design.

Design and
Material Selection

Choose materials and finishes for your project with a team member, who will walk you through various options upgrades as needed.

Let the Remodel

Embark on your transformation journey as our skilled team commences the remodel, turning your vision into a stunning reality.

Things to Consider for your Basement Renovation

Consider these essential factors for your basement renovation, and by working with us, Atlas Renovations will ensure that we address and assist you with every aspect of your project.

  • Purpose and Function: Determine the primary purpose of your basement renovation, whether it’s for additional living space, a home office, a recreation room, a guest suite, a bathroom, or a bedroom.
  • Waterproofing and Moisture Control: Ensure that your basement is properly waterproofed and has effective moisture control measures in place to prevent issues like mold and water damage.

  • Insulation: Evaluate and improve the insulation to maintain a comfortable temperature and energy efficiency in the basement.

  • Layout and Design: Plan the layout of the renovated space, considering the placement of walls, windows, doors, and any structural changes required.

  • Lighting: Determine the lighting needs for your basement, including ambient, task, and accent lighting to create a comfortable and well-lit environment.

  • Flooring: Choose suitable flooring options for the basement, such as laminate, vinyl, carpet, or engineered hardwood, based on your intended use and moisture resistance.

  • Heating and Cooling: Ensure proper heating and cooling systems are in place to maintain a comfortable climate in your renovated basement.

  • Electrical and Plumbing: If your renovation involves adding a bathroom or bedroom, plan for the necessary electrical wiring and plumbing installations.

  • Bathroom: If adding a bathroom, consider the layout, fixtures, and ventilation to create a functional and well-designed space.

  • Bedroom: If adding a bedroom, plan for adequate egress, closet space, and any necessary safety features to make it a comfortable and compliant living space.