Basement design and renovations are varied and flexible in their application, and walkouts are a fantastic example of that. At Kitchener Basement Contractors, we are experienced in the installation of walkouts, both in new builds and existing structures. They can add tremendous value and utility to both residential and commercial buildings, and their practical benefits are numerous and substantial. This is quite a specialist type of construction, and you’ll want a reputable, experienced construction company like ours to undertake the work. Get in touch with our customer service team now and they can give you more information on our walkout services – but you can also find more information below if you’re interested.
What Are Walkouts?
Sometimes known as a daylight basement, walkouts are basements that incorporate walls with doors and windows on the ground level. You’ll often see walkouts as part of properties with slopes near to one side of a building, and the benefits and utility added with a walkout are not insignificant. It’s not always possible to install walkouts, as the landscape around your building might not allow for that kind of feature, but get in touch with our expert team and we’ll be able to evaluate whether or not it’s a possibility.
Walkouts are a popular choice for basement lovers who are undergoing new builds. This is probably the easiest way to get a walkout in your property, as you can integrate the structure into the initial planning of the building. Many people prioritise homes with a walkout basement because the extra design and practical benefits are too good to ignore. We’ve found that once you have a walkout, it’s hard to go without one in the future. If you’re one of those people, you’ll want to consider our services in the planning and installation of a walkout in your new build.
It’s possible that if you already have a basement, you can convert it into a walkout as well. Although basements without walkout features are still perfectly usable and fantastic for your home, many people prefer walkouts because they provide more natural light, bolster your safety procedures, and open up possible second suite options for renters and family members. We can also evaluate the possibility of installing a walkout even if your property doesn’t have a pre-installed basement. Get one of our experts in today and we’ll quickly evaluate the situation for you.
What Are The Benefits?
The clearest benefit for walkout basements is the increased natural light in the space. Basements are a very usable, adaptable space, but the lack of natural light can put people off – walkouts don’t suffer from this problem. You also have better access to any utilities housed in the basement, you can transport furniture between floors more easily, and it’s ideal for any home business you have – as it keeps customers from having to walk through your private home spaces. This is the gift that keeps on giving, and our basement designers would be happy to run through the possibilities for your property with you.