Walkout Basement Walls

What is your opinion about building a walkout basement with concrete on all sides except for the wall where the walkout door would be? Is it structurally as safe as a complete concrete structure or are there any issues to worry about, especially in case of flooding?


Hi Sonia,
A walkout basement needs to have concrete walls for structural strength when the walls are less than 18” above finished grade (dirt), then conventional wood framing can continued.

Carl Heldmann