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11/30/13

Posted by: Abarent Construction Ltd.

Floor Lowering Project adds new Usable space to old historic house

Abarent Construction Ltd. teamed up with Aquarian Renovations Ltd. to create a new space in an old historic houses’s basement.  Prior to Abarent’s involvement the 1800 sq. foot basement had less than 6 feet of head room.  The new owner of this property wanted to be able to develop the space and make it a functional, usable extension of their home.  Abarent set about designing an Engineered Interior PWF Wall System that enabled them to effectively lower the basement floor.  When this basement floor lowering project was complete there was 7’10” of head room and a new concrete floor.  All Engineering Inspections complete, Abarent turned the project over to Aquarian Renovations Ltd who developed the basement space and renovated the remainder of the house.  What transpired created a beautiful home that the current owners enjoy with their growing family.   Read the article by Aquarian Renovation Ltd in the Renovation Magazine (Click for PDF): Aquarian Stately Clinker Brick Home2_CW

What our customers say:

Don and Eve Neil

It is terrific to see that your company’s motto of “Quality without Compromise” is more than just words… The job was completed ahead of schedule and the workers ensured that when they left, the yard looked just like it did when they arrive. Well, actually it looked better…Read more

Andrew Campbell

(After a record-breaking rainfall in July 2012 and days before we were leaving on vacation, we returned home and) found that our basement was flooded…The Abarent team had done what I thought was impossible. They installed the weeping tile in two days over the long weekend and on a very tight deadline. Their crew was very professional and know what they were doing… Two days before our vacation, the project was complete and we were able to leave and enjoy our family vacation without worrying about flooding.Read more

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