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How do you find plans for homes with a walkout basement?

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Find plans for homes with walkout basements by searching the website of a home plan provider such as Drummond House Plans, The House Designers, ePlans or Home Plans. Each website offers an extensive listing of different home types and styles that feature walkout basements.

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Among the home styles offered by Drummond House Plans with walkout basements are traditional, modern, country and vacation. Each of these plans offers a certain level of customization potential, including with the foundation and number of bedrooms and bathrooms, but all houses are designed to be built on a hillside or slope in order to accommodate the walkout basement.

The House Designers' walkout basement house collection also includes several styles, including ranches. The designs assume a slope and usually place the basement exit to the rear or side, depending on the house. The website provides several tools for cost estimations. ePlans includes in its collection Insulated concrete form foundations for walkout basements in colder climates.

Home Plans' house styles include French country, craftsman home, English cottage and shed. As with the other home plan providers, Home Plans' houses have a wide range of customization possibilities, including flexibility with foundation type. Some plans offer the option of either a walkout basement, regular basement, crawl space or concrete slab.

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