Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Why would I want an Basement Egress Window?

  • They let a lot of light into the basement
  • They turn a basement room into a legal bedroom
  • They increase safety by having a secondary fire escape
  • They increase your property value with the addition of an extra bedroom
  • They create a more enjoyable space without the feeling of being 'in a basement'

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the post. Most homes these days are built with basement egress windows that are up to standard. I think the most important thing is to be sure to have some sort of metal grate or cover for them to prevent any children from falling down into them.

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  2. Thanks for sharing this information! I didn't quite know the difference. But now I am wondering if you know of any good places that do basement egress windows in Chicago?

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