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Basement Bedroom in Lakeview

Basement Bedroom in Lakeview

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Basement Bedroom in Lakeview Basement Bedroom in Lakeview

A couple in Lakeview contacted us to help them transform their basement into a liveable area for their sick mother. They wanted to add a bathroom and a bedroom. Our team did an amazing job with the remodel, and customers know their Mom will be comfortable!

An Updated Living Space in Williamsville, NY

An Updated Living Space in Williamsville, NY

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An Updated Living Space in Williamsville, NY An Updated Living Space in Williamsville, NY

This customer came to us with a completely unfinished basement. She was looking to make a recreation or gym area, enough space for a laundry room, and extra storage. This job included adding an interior zen wall, Milcreek flooring, and a painted ceiling.

Remodel in Grand Island

Remodel in Grand Island

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Remodel in Grand Island Remodel in Grand Island

A couple reached out to us to update their dated 1960's space. We added new wall paneling for a crisp modern look, as well as a new SaniDry unit. This space was transformed from an old living space to a modern office space. 

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Erie County, NY Trusted Basement Finishing Company

Do you dream of creating more living or recreation space in your home?

Then look no further than Total Basement Finishing of Western NY.

We are Erie County's source for basement remodeling and finishing needs.

What makes us better? Our products are tested to be mold-resistant and waterproofed, so your basement will not only look nice, but stay healthy. We have warrantied products for basement walls, floors, ceilings, doors, and windows.

Simply contact us today for a FREE estimate!

Remodeling Services we offer in Erie County:

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Case Studies From Erie County
This family came to us with their unfinished basement interested in adding an extra living space for their family.
Jack & Susan Wood of Williamsville, NY wanted more living space in their home for entertainment and family gatherings. After doing some research,...
Our customer was concerned with the safety of the basement. As his family is often in the basement (doing laundry, playing, using the space for...
Job Stories From Erie County, NY
New Flooring for a Tonawanda Homeowner

Sara B. from Tonawanda, NY, noticed that her basement floor was in need of an update. She wanted something aesthetically pleasing and well as functional. Being referred to us by a local waterproofing company, Sara felt very comfortable in her choice to work with First Buffalo Total Basement Finishing.

Shortly after the referral was made, she was set up with an appointment with one of First Buffalo’s design specialists.

Sara chose the ThermalDry Tiled Floor in the color Sandstone.  The install ran smoothly and the results look great!

New Space Created in East Aurora

Tammy S. from East Aurora, NY found herself with a lot of unused space in her basement.  Knowing that she was sitting on endless possibilities, she decided to finish the space.  With her son recently moved out, she had the time to complete her project!

Tammy added EverLast and SunHouse windows for natural light. She also chose our EverLast Partion Wall system and ZenWall for the new rooms in her basement.

Her new space will surely be put to good use!

New Flooring in Orchard Park Home

Ellen S. from Orchard Park, NY felt like her basement needed a refresh! The basement was already finished when we arrived for the estimate. She was looking for an update. Ellen was also concerned with moisture and musty air.

Carpeted ThermalDry Flooring in the color Mocha was installed, and was installed very quickly for her. A SaniDry XP Air System was also installed to control the moisture and air quality.

Ellen was very happy with the results of her project and has been enjoying the space more than ever!

New Space Created in Clarence, NY

Chris W. from Clarence, NY needed more space. He was referred to our company by a local musician! Tom B. is very active in the Western New York community and when Chris told him that he wanted to finish his basement in Clarence, NY, Tom immediately recommended First Buffalo Total Basement Finishing!

The design included two bedrooms, a bathroom, and lots of living space. Chris chose to use MillCreek Flooring in the color Natural Oak and it turned out wonderfully. Paired with a Finished Linen Ceiling and Lay in Florescent Light, the space is now clean and bright.

Chris is getting more use than he ever thought he would out of his newly finished space!

New Flooring and Walls in Angola, NY

Katie G. of Angola, NY wanted more livable space for her growing family. She didn't want to add on an addition, therefore she thought why not turn the unfinished space I already have into a finished and comfortable area for her family. After searching the web she found First Buffalo Total Basement Finishing and thought they would make a good fit.

Shortly after giving us a call, an appointment was set for one of our basement specialists to come evaluate her basement. Ryan decided that having our luxurious MillCreek Waterproof Flooring and Everlast Basement Wall system would be the best fit for finishing her basement space.

Katie has been very happy and super impressed by the work done and our awesome production team that made it all happen. She has a piece of mind knowing that her flooring and walls are waterproof, mold resistant and the walls are backed by a 50 year transferable warranty.

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From dark and uncomfortable to light and ENJOYABLE! - Cheektowaga, NY

Vince and his family needed more livable and enjoyable space. Although they already had some extra space in their basement, it was dark and very uncomfortable. He decided to reach out to us after we met him at our Buffalo home show. When he reached out to us for a Free Estimate we were there within a week which he was super impressed about from the start!

The most important concern they had was simply extra living space and they wanted a rec room. Our basement specialist Ryan decided that our 100% inorganic MillCreek flooring and our everlasting walls would best fit his family's wishes! With Vince and his family knowing that all our products are waterproof, mold & mildew resistant and are backed by lifetime warranties, it gave his family the peace of mind.

They were super excited and eager to see the results throughout the entire process while being able to literally see their basement transform from dark to LIGHT! First Buffalo Total Basement Finishing is pleased that we could solve their family’s concerns and now they can ENJOY their more comfortable & livable space!


Amazing Remodeled Basement in Tonawanda, NY

Our customers Dawn & Ben wanted to have a complete remodeled basement after years of having such a cold and enclosed one in Tonawanda, NY. They’ve always had extra space in the basement but had never wanted to use it because of how uncomfortable it felt.  After doing some research online and seeing our Facebook page they decided to call us for a FREE estimate!

They were blown away by how amazing our patented products are and what our technology can do! Our basement specialist Michael Flynn suggested that they should put in a new window that would allow natural sun light to brighten up the entire basement. He also recommended our everlasting walls and one of our flooring options which are all backed by a limited time warranties. Dawn & Ben said the lighter color walls gave the basement a bigger, brighter and more comfortable feeling!

Besides the work that was done to transform their basement, they were really impressed by our service overall. They wrote in a customer survey that our production crew was very meticulously clean, polite and friendly! 

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WOW! Look at this completely remodeled basement in Alden, NY

Margo & Joseph from Alden, NY wanted to convert their unfinished basement to a fully remodeled & finished basement. After meeting us at our Buffalo Home Show they were very excited to get a FREE estimate and design consultation. They had minor water issues a couple times and didn't use their basement as much as they wished. They really wanted a game room for their children and a home theatre for family and guests. 

Shortly after our home show, they reached out to us and scheduled an appointment with our basement specialist Michael Flynn. He suggested to Margo & Joseph our everlasting walls, MillCreek flooring and various ceiling options which are all backed by warranties. Michael drew them up an amazing design layout that they fell in love with immediately. They knew exactly how it was going to look and how much it was going to cost all in the same day Michael was over which also influenced their decision to move forward ASAP.

Margo & Joseph have been very pleased and stated that we went over their expectations for how they imagined their own basement can look! They now have lots of extra space including the game room and home theatre that they wanted!

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Creating Ample Storage & Recreational Space in Lancaster, NY

Our client Mike out of Lancaster, NY wanted to have a safe, livable and enjoyable entertainment area along with more storage space. He always had extra space in his cold, unfinished basement but he never felt comfortable enough to use it. He contemplated remodeling his basement for years but never knew where to start.

We met Mike and his wife at the Buffalo home show earlier this year. Shortly after, he reached out to us to have one of our basement specialists come out and help them with a design layout.

Mike and his wife chose us to help him remodel his basement. Right away, Mike noticed how clean and respectful the crew was in their home. They covered everything, including all their furniture, with plastic to make sure nothing would get damaged or dirty. Mike said it was fun and intriguing to see their basement go through a complete transformation.

After our project was complete, Mike and his wife were astonished by the entire process! They were super thrilled and excited to have a fully remodeled basement. Mike and his family can now enjoy a comfortable, healthy and enjoyable living space in his basement.

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Getting Creative in Amherst, NY

Our customer Chris out of Amherst, NY wanted a complete basement remodel. The most important thing out of this remodeling project to him and his family is to have a healthy, beautiful and functional living space in their basement. 

Chris stated that First Buffalo Total Basement Finishing is the BEST decision he could’ve chosen for any basement remodeling project. Shortly after he found us on Google and after doing some of his own due diligence he noticed that we offered everything he can ask for in a basement including warranties on all our patented products.

During the remodeling project as Chris and his family were seeing the progress all throughout, they were stunned by how polite, clean and respectful our crew was while working in their home. After the complete basement transformation was finished, him and his family were just amazed how beautiful their own basement now looks!

Chris and his family can now enjoy their fully remodeled basement as the value of their home went up tremendously! 

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Making Recreational and Living Space in Lancaster, NY

The Norek family out of Lancaster, NY was in need of extra living space, preferably more recreational space and a family room. The most important thing to their family was more usable space and at least a play area for the kids in the basement they already owned. They recently purchased a new build and everything was brand new and finished except for the basement. 

After seeing our ad in a neighborhood job site card, they were very impressed and curious on what their basement can look like with our finished products and on a 3D rendering. Shortly after they noticed our job site card, they called us to set up an appointment for a Free Basement – Design & Remodeling consultation. They loved what they saw and what we offered and then chose to pursue their dream plan.

The Norek family now has lots of recreational space, a game room and a family room to entertain guests.


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New Space in Boston, NY

Matt from Boston, New York is just like the rest of us, being that he needed to make the most of the space he already had! 

 Our Design Specialist Ryan visited the homeowner for a free estimate and design earlier this year. He showed Matt what his space could look like by using our 3D rendering program. Now, after only 3 days on the job, Bradley and his crew have this basement looking like a brand new space! We can't wait to see the final results!

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Happy Couple in Derby, NY

Expecting parents from Derby contacted us to complete their partially finished basement. They wanted to transform their basement into a modern living space with a new bathroom. Steve, one of our Production Managers, helped this couple through the process of invisioning and creating their new space. This couple remarked that the installation team made this pregnant wife feel comfortable and happy throughout the process as they worked in her home, and transformed a partially unfinished basement into an aesthetically pleasing living space. 

Sleek New Look in Hamburg

A couple in Hamburg was looking to have a new basement. They had very little water problems but no sump pump, and they wanted a new space to use for storage without worrys. Our team went in and made sure this space would be safe from water with our Thermal Dry wall and flooring system, and we added a sump pump! The couple can now have peace of mind storing their valuables in their new basement. 

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