Basement Finishing

Professional Basement Finishing in Ithaca, Syracuse, & Nearby

Transform your Ithaca basement with expert finishing services

Let our basement finishing specialists create a beautiful, functional, and waterproof design for your Ithaca basement.

Is your basement a dark, damp, forgotten place? Halco can help! We are the Auburn area's trusted basement finishing company. Our experts will transform your basement into a dry, beautiful, and usable space with the Total Basement Finishing™ System.

Our patented products are backed by some of the best warranties in the industry, guaranteeing a waterproof basement space that you can use however you like. In-law suites, storage spaces, game rooms, home gyms — whatever your finished basement ideas are, we can make them happen!

Ready to get started? Call us today to schedule a free on-site estimate. We proudly provide our basement finishing services to New York homeowners in Syracuse, Auburn, Ithaca, and the surrounding area.

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Is basement finishing worth it?

For most homeowners, their unfinished basement is just one big storage space — a dark, damp, and sometimes smelly one at that. But your basement has the potential to be so much more. With the right basement finishing products, you can extend your living space and create a lower level that is just as beautiful and functional as the rest of your home.

Basement finishing benefits:

  • Increase home value
  • Create livable space
  • Expand square footage
  • Eliminate moisture, mold, and musty odors
  • Improve energy-efficiency
  • Boost comfort and indoor air quality

Upgrade your home with finished basement walls, floors, ceilings & more

The Total Basement Finishing System is a complete basement finishing process. We offer a comprehensive range of basement remodeling products created with waterproof materials that are built to last. Our basement finishing products are also backed by fantastic warranties so you can feel confident that your lower level will stay dry and look great for years to come.

Our basement finishing products

  • Waterproof wall panels
  • Waterproof flooring
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Windows and doors
  • Lighting
  • Electrical work
  • Crown molding
  • And more!
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Create your dream basement

The versatility of our finishing system makes it easy to design your dream basement. Add an extra bedroom and living space, or mount a TV on our studless basement walls to create the ultimate media room — the options are endless! Check out some of the basement design ideas we've implemented below!

Basement finishing FAQs

  • Does finishing your basement add value to your home?

    Yes, a finished basement can increase your home value significantly. Most homeowners in the United States see a 70-75% return on their investment when they finish their basement. However, it's essential to not only install high-quality materials but to work with a professional basement finishing company such as Halco.

  • How much does basement finishing cost?

    No two basement finishing projects are exactly the same. So, it's no surprise that basement finishing costs can vary from one home to the next. Factors that influence the cost of a basement remodeling project include:

    • The size of your basement
    • The number of rooms included in the design
    • Whether you need egress windows
    • Electrical, plumbing, vent work, and other tasks
    • Finishes and design selections

    At Halco, we want you to feel confident about finishing your basement. That's why we are proud to offer no-obligation, free estimates on our basement finishing services. We also offer flexible financing options for qualified buyers.

  • Can any basement be finished?

    The short answer is yes, any basement can be finished. However, if your basement has structural problems or is no longer code-compliant, it will require additional repairs or updating before it can be finished. Basements that frequently leak or flood may also need to have a basement waterproofing system installed to eliminate moisture intrusion.

  • What is a basement finishing system?

    Below-grade spaces are vulnerable to water intrusion that can cause mold, odors, and structural damage. Basement finishing systems are designed to combat common moisture-related problems and keep lower-level spaces dry. Because they consist of prefabricated building materials, they can be installed much faster than traditional building materials.

    Halco installs the best basement finishing system in The Finger Lakes: the Total Basement Finishing System. This durable, state-of-the-art system consists of high-quality products proven to repel water and resist mold growth, including basement wall panels, insulation, ceiling tiles, flooring, and more.

    Learn more about our basement finishing system here.

Schedule a free basement finishing quote in Ithaca

Curious about planning and pricing for our basement finishing services? Our specialists are happy to answer any questions you may have. Simply contact us to schedule a free, no-obligation basement design quote to get started.

What's included in your basement finishing quote?

  • A professional on-site basement inspection
  • A basement design consultation with our interactive software program, Total Basement Vision
  • A detailed written basement finishing proposal
  • Our full-color, 88-page book, Basement Finishing Science

Halco is committed to delivering the best basement finishing experience at a fair price. Call 1-833-844-2622 or reach out online today to schedule a free estimate for basement finishing in the The Finger Lakes area, including Ithaca, Syracuse, Cortland, Oswego, Auburn, Cicero, and nearby areas in New York.

our service area

We serve the following areas

Our Locations:

865 County Road 6
Phelps, NY 14532

1730 Mecklenburg Rd Suite B
Ithaca, NY 14850

204 Bass St
Liverpool, NY 13088

365 N. Washington St
Rochester, NY 14625
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