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dhp

10:34AM | 03/25/99
Bvbasement
While looking at houseplans, I ran across the term "daylight basement". How does that differ from a "standard basement"?

gj

06:05PM | 04/11/99
Must mean that there are normal windows in the wall, whether it be weeod or concrete foundation

Kansaz

10:43PM | 04/14/99
It means that the grade drops off enough on the home site that the basemet can have 1/2-high concrete walls (around 4 feet). The rest of the wall is made-up of wood framing and some windows. When the grade drops off even more permiting a part of the basement to have a door to the outside the term would be walk-out basement.
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