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Mark McGowan and his team have done work for our family for the past 6 years. He has helped us design and build our walk-out garden level apartment so that friends and relatives who visit have a very attractive and comfortable living space. His team has installed a beautiful Victorian exterior lamp post for our front yard. They have also laid down new Oak wood floors in our dinning and living room, can lighting and ceiling fan in our kitchen. The team has also completely rebuilt our deck, which was becoming dangerously flimsy. All of these jobs were completed with the highest quality workmanship, completed on time and at a very reasonable cost. I would recommend him to anyone who wants a job well done.

Carl Group

Dear Mark,

We want to thank you for the exceptional job that you and your team did on finishing our basement. We are so excited to have such a beautiful additional living space. It flows very nicely with the rest of our home and I guess the only way to say it is “we Love It!”

After moving here from Wyoming a few short months ago, we were not sure that we would be able to find a contractor that we could trust as we did not have friends to give us recommendations. After meeting with you and discussing our needs, we feel we made a great choice in hiring Basement Finish Specialists.

Your design, layout, construction and finish work was quality throughout. We appreciated your teams they worked to make our experience a good one. They were unobtrusive, polite and friendly with a keen attention to detail. They did an outstanding job with the carpentry, tile and finish work.

The cost of the basement finish came out to our agreed project contract which speaks highly of you. We also appreciated that you finished the basement in 5 to 6 weeks. It works out perfectly for us. You handled everything in a very professional manner and we enjoyed watching the transformation of our unfinished basement turn into a warm, family-friendly usable space. Thank you for giving us follow-up calls and sending out your team to make sure all the minor detail work was completed to our satisfactory.

Please feel free to allow prospective clients to give us a call or visit our home to see your work. I think anyone would be very impressed as has everyone who has visited our home.

Charles and Edie Roessing


Thank you for doing a great job finishing our basement. I am known to be very meticulous and therefore I do a lot of my own work. Finishing my basement was a bigger project then what I was willing to tackle on my own. I am very glad I found Basement Finish Specialists. You quoted me a fair price and did quality work. You are the first contractor that I have ever hired who stands behind your work.

My neighbors and friends have commented on how professional done the basement looks. We are really enjoying our new basement and will for years to come.

Great job and many thanks!

Dave Morales

Mark McGowan and his team at Basement Finish Specialists were recommended to be my parents after they finished their basement. We had an unfinished of 1,500 square feet. Mark planned out a large bedroom with a private full bath, a large game room with a wet bar and a spacious home theatre. Not only did he realize the plan but the basement matches the rest of the house with rounded corners, texture and paint. The basement has become my family’s favorite place in the house. The job was completed in a timely manner and at a very reasonable cost. After the job was complete we had an appraisal done and our home increased in value by one third!

His team has also laid a solid oak floor in our living room which once was carpeted. The surrounding entryway, kitchen and eating area had existing oak floors that had been finished with a vey dark stain. The team refinished those areas and put a natural finish over the whole thing and I was amazed that it matched perfectly.

Mark and his team are very personable, trustworthy and competent. I would recommend his work to anyone wanting a quality job done right.

David Group

Since meeting Mark McGowan in 2003, it has been a pleasure to work with him as a contractor and to have him as a family friend. We hired Basement Finish Specialist to complete our basement based off of an advertisement placed on our door. After speaking to some past clientele we were excited to have them start the work. From the plan design to the actual physical work we were pleased with the craftsmanship and delivery of the finished project, which was completed on time as promised. Mark as well as him team are very creative, professional and their work has stood to the test. Since then we have moved and we used our previous house as a rental. The constant feedback from the tenants is about how impressed everyone is with the finished basement. There have been numerous comments that the work of Basement Finish Specialist cannot be distinguished from that of Village Homes, the original builder. The layout of the floor plan has offered great additional space for entertaining, working out, storage as well as an extra guest bedroom. The additional designer touches like the tile, trim and specialty flooring added a very unique style to the additional living space. We cannot wait to work with your team again on our new home basement.

Earl and Denise Caleb
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