Basement Remodeling

Country Creek Builders
South Metro Twin Cities

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Transform your Basement Into Something Special

A finished basement adds more than just value to your home. In addition to practically doubling your square footage, a finished basement can provide additional space for almost any lifestyle. Use your new space as an entertainment/media room, family room, man cave, or whatever you can dream up. Your finished basement will increase the value of your home, but it’s all relative to your wants and needs.

County Creek Builders in Lakeville, MN, creates living spaces that suit your needs, tastes, and budget.

Basement Remodel by CCB

Apple Valley Basement Remodel Part 2

Dan walks us through a basement in Apple Valley during the sheetrock finishing process.
Basement Remodel by CCB

Apple Valley Basement Remodel Walkthrough

Dan walks us through an unfinished basement in Apple Valley before any remodeling begins, to address the importance of finalizing the design with your builder.
Basement Finish Lakeville MN

Modern & Rustic Basement Finish

This basement checks all the boxes for a great place to relax and entertain! Complete with a bar, pool table, workout room and sauna - there's a little bit of something for everyone.
Recent Chaska Lower Level Buildout

A Fantastic Basement for Entertaining & Life

This basement finishing project in Chaska is one you need to see. Check out the movie theater, bathroom, wet bar & more
Finished Basement in Rosemount

Elegant Basement Finish Your Family Would Love

This large lower level was transformed into a beautiful living, entertainment and hangout room. Check out the video.
Eagan Basement Completion

Elegant & beautifully designed basement finish

Take a minute to see this fully developed basement we completed in Eagan. We're proud to show you how this turned out.

Multi-Room Home Remodel in Woodbury

At Country Creek Builders, our experience, and unmatched skill in design and construction ensure that your end result will exceed all expectations. Check out our latest remodel in Woodbury!
Farmington Basement Completion

This Family's Lower Level Turned Out Fantastic

We're thrilled to have you view another basement finishing job by our amazing team.

Eagan Basement Remodel with all the Right Details

Need a little design inspiration for your own remodeling project? Take a look at how we transformed an Eagan, MN home’s basement into a custom, contemporary oasis!

The Perfect Basement Bar

Looking for the perfect basement remodel? Look no further than Country Creek Builders. We'll help you design the perfect basement and bar to match your wants and needs.

Choose the Right Contractor

Let Country Creek Builders be your contractor for all your remodeling needs. They are the right choice to create your dream basement. Learn how our contractors can help with your next project!

Basement Finishing & Remodeling with Country Creek

We Listen

We sit down with you to explore what you want out of your basement. We never try to push you into something you don’t want or need. We simply provide our expert opinion and offer a fair price.

We’re Accountable

At Country Creek Builders, we do what we say we’re going to do. That might not sound special, but when you consider that home-improvement contractors are one of the most complained about industries in America, you see just how rare it is to find a home-improvement specialist that keeps their promises.

What do we mean when we say, “we do what we say we’re going to do“? First, we provide you with an iron-clad quote. We adhere to a strict project schedule. We show up on time every day, working until you’re 100% satisfied with your basement. The bottom line is we take full responsibility for everything we do.

The Country Creek Difference

Amazing Craftsmanship

We specialize in creating practical basement spaces that enhance your lifestyle.

We have streamlined processes that allow us to finish your basement with little disruption to your daily routine. Our craftsmen work with a sense of urgency without sacrificing quality. This means you get a beautiful basement that’s done right and on time.

Your Satisfaction with Our Work Is Our #1 Priority.

Contact us today for more information or to schedule a no-pressure consultation and estimate.

Basement Pricing Guidelines

Tier 1
$85k – $95k
Approx. sqft – 800sqft

Fiberglass shower, No shower door set, Tiled bathroom floor, Small walk-up bar, Stock color granite tops for bar and vanity, Granite back splash for bar and vanity with a standard eased edge, Stained interior doors, door trim & base, Interior painting, Carpet throughout.

Tier 2
$95k – $105k
Approx. 800sqft – 1000sqft

Tiled shower floor, tiled walls, Framed shower door set, Tiled bathroom floor, Medium size wet bar with small snack bar, Tiled floor in the wet bar area (appx 55 SQ FT), Mid-range Granite tops for bar & Vanity with standard eased edge, Tiled splash for bar, Stained interior doors, door trim & base, Interior painting, Carpet or LVT throughout.

Tier 3
$105k- $125k
Approx. 1000sqft – 1200sqft

Tiled shower floor, tiled walls, recessed shelve, solid surface floating bench, solid surface curb top, Frameless shower door set, Tile bathroom floor, Large wet bar w/ Medium size snack bar, Tiled floor in the wet bar area (appx 75 SQ FT), Mid-range granite or quartz for bar and vanity with a standard eased edge, Tiled splash for bar, Family room TV cabinetry, Electrical Fireplace - Linear, Painted interior doors, door trim & base, Interior painting, Carpet or LVT throughout.

Tier 4
$125k - $150k
Approx. 1200sqft-1400sqft

Tiled shower floors, tiled walls, recessed shelve, solid surface floating bench, solid surface curb top, Frameless shower door set, Large wet bar with large snack bar, Tile floor in the wet bar area (appx 100 SQ FT), Upper range granite or quartz for bar and vanity with a standard eased edge, Tiled splash for bar, Family room TV cabinetry, built-ins, gas Fireplace with stone, Painted interior doors, door trim & base, Interior painting, Carpet or LVT throughout.

The Process of Finishing or Remodeling a Basement

Work with a company that has in-house design services – avoid the surprises! Country Creek Builders will design your project so you know what to expect – and what the results will be before any work is started. Here is a recent basement project that the Country Creek team finished.

Basements that Support Your Lifestyle
Ideas for Basement Finishing

We've finished hundreds of basements over the years, and we know how to make your vision and ideas a reality, but in a way that makes sense for your budget, your home's constraints and your long-term living plans.  Whether you're looking for a basement home theater room, a recreation area, wet bar, or just an extension of your home's design, we'll craft a design, plan and basement you love.

Basement Finishing Contractor & Basement Remodeler South Metro Twin Cities Minneapolis

If you're searching for a basement contractor near me in the South Metro Twin Cities, then we'd love to connect and show you how we transform basements into a fantastic new living space.

What regulations, laws and permitting will need to be considered when finishing a basement in the State of Minnesota?

Rules When Finishing a Basement in Minnesota

If you're looking for a basement contractor to finish your lower level, Country Creek Builders would love to help you finish your basement.  We provide basement finishing in Lakeville Minnesota, Basement remodeling and finishing in Rosemount Minnesota, and all the surrounding south metro cities.  We've written a handful of articles that showcase some basement finishing ideas, bathroom remodeling ideas for your basement, basement wet bar ideas, and other home bar remodeling ideas.

Finishing a basement in the State of Minnesota requires compliance with various regulations, laws, and permitting requirements. Here are some of the key considerations:

  1. Building Codes: All construction work in Minnesota must comply with the Minnesota State Building Code, which provides standards for construction, materials, and equipment. It is important to ensure that the basement finishing plans comply with these codes.
  2. Permits: A building permit is required for basement finishing work in Minnesota. Permits can be obtained from the local building department in the city or county where the property is located. The permit application typically requires detailed information about the proposed work, such as floor plans, elevations, and materials.
  3. Electrical and Plumbing: If electrical or plumbing work is involved in the basement finishing project, it will require separate permits and inspections from the relevant authorities in addition to the building permit.
  4. Radon Mitigation: Minnesota has a high incidence of radon, a radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. As a result, the state requires that all basement finishing projects must include Minnesota radon mitigation systems or testing to ensure safe levels of radon.
  5. Energy Code: Minnesota has adopted an energy code that sets standards for energy efficiency in new construction and renovation projects, including basement finishing.
  6. Contracting Licenses: Minnesota requires that all contractors who work on residential properties hold a license from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. Make sure that your contractor has the required licenses to perform the work.

By complying with these regulations and obtaining the necessary permits, you can ensure that your basement finishing project is safe, legal, and up to code in the State of Minnesota.

What major considerations should someone make when selecting a contractor to finish their home's basement?

When it's time to select a contractor to finish your basement or remodel, your lower level, here are some of the things you should probably take in the consideration. If you're searching for a basement finishing contractor near Lakeville Minnesota, or a basement contractor near Rosemount, or the entire South Metro Twin Cities, then we'd love to connect.

  1. Experience and expertise: first off, you're going to want to find somebody that has experience and evidence that they have been finishing basements for a long time. Look for a basement contractor with experience in basement finishing, and who can provide examples of previous work they have completed. They should be knowledgeable about local building codes and regulations and able to offer guidance on design and material choices.
  2. Reputation and reviews: Your basement contractor should have lots of happy customers that have taken the time to leave a review. There's a big difference between the process of building and the actual outcomes - make sure there's evidence that customers are happy. Check the contractor's reputation by looking for reviews and testimonials from previous clients. You can also check with your local Better Business Bureau or other consumer protection agencies for any complaints or negative reviews.
  3. Licensing and insurance: It goes without saying that you'll want to select a basement finishing contractor that's licensed and knows how to pull their own permits. Ensure that the contractor is licensed and insured to work in your area. This will protect you from liability in case of accidents or injuries on your property.
  4. Communication and responsiveness: Choose a contractor who communicates well and is responsive to your needs and concerns. A contractor should be really good at guiding you through the process of remodeling.
  5. Cost and payment terms: The process in which you pay, and when the project is completed, should be very clear. There should be no vagueness to the payment terms of your basement finishing, and your contractor should have enough reviews of people to show that payment is never an issue.
  6. Warranty and post-project support: Ask the contractor about their warranty and post-project support. Will they stand by their work and fix any issues that arise after the project is completed?

When you're choosing a basement finishing contractor near you, you'll want to consider these factors.  We're confident that we'll be able to deliver on all these considerations, and we're eager to find out if we're a good fit for your basement finishing project or basement remodeling projec.