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Posted by Henry in MI on January 27th, 2001 06:14 PM
In reply to Addition of walkout basement door by Marko on January 27th, 2001 12:07 PM [Go to top of thread]

Marko, since water coming into your opening and possibly flooring your basement will be a major consideration, I would start with looking at a bulkhead door. There is one major manufacturer of these and you should be able to order one from your home center.

We put a new one in an old installation a couple of years ago but it came with really great instructions for a new install. It will give you the dimensions for rough door opening in the basement wall, dimensions for a poured concrete enclosure and the like. There are several sizes of these available and you will want to choose one to fit your requirements and work from there.

Good luck
Henry in MI

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