While they appear to be conventional windows, they serve a far more essential role in your house. Egress windows are large openings that provide an alternative exit, allowing the home residents to escape in an emergency safely. They also let in a ton of light and air to your closed, dark rooms or basements.
Before a finished basement may be legally converted into a living space, it must include egress windows. Egress windows are available in the same wide range of styles as regular windows, with varying levels of quality and insulation.
If you’re a homeowner, realtor, or contractor, you might want to consider installing an egress window. Here are some benefits for your consideration to give you a better idea of why you should for an egress window installation.
We know what you’re thinking. A window in the basement? How would that work?
If your basement is entirely underground, don't be worried. Our egress window installation is equipped with a well that looks like a dugout from the outside, keeping dirt from directly getting into your basement.
Since the moisture and soil are sealed out, our reinforced plastic never corrode or deteriorate so that you can count on it to last years.
A properly built basement egress window can protect your family. An egress basement window is mandated by state law because they provide an alternative exit in the case of an emergency and play an important part in your home's safety measures.
All of these advantages will increase the market value of your home. When calculating the return on your investment, consider all of these aspects.
Basements are usually dark and dingy and have an overall unpleasant look. BUT, they dont have to be. They’re mostly only suitable for extra storage space, and that’s about it.
Installing a basement egress window will allow natural light and air into your dark basement, improving its ventilation. Subsequently, a bright and airy space would serve as an additional living room for you to have your guests over. Installing an egress window and having this extra living room space in your house would also add significant value to your property.
You must be thinking the cost to install egress windows must be through the roof. Well, you’d be surprised to find out — we provide efficient, reliable, and most of all — the most affordable egress casement window installation services in the market, especially considering the high level of service we provide.
If you want to get an idea about egress window installation cost, contact us, we’ll give you a free quote and also answer any queries you have related to whether a particular window is suitable for use as an egress window — and help you make an informed decision.
Typically, the right egress window should be large enough for an average height adult to pass through comfortably. But all state has their own set of requirements that must be met. If you're in the Northern Indiana or Southern Michigan area, these requirements apply to you.
We always follow the correct code and regulatory standards when installing an egress basement window. The installation process of an egress window takes around 1-2 days.
This option will meet all of your basic needs. We will provide everything you need to get your new egress window up to code, you just sit back and enjoy the newly added value to your home.
This option is if you want something different than your standard window well. With this option we will install a top of the line window well for a higher end look and feel.
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