Basements can have issues that you shouldn’t ignore. Especially if you are using it for a living space.
If you currently have an unfinished basement, especially in older homes the need and requirements for egress windows may not have come to mind.
Should your stairs be blocked by fire or debris, Egress windows are used as an emergency exit for your basement and are designed to be easily accessible.
Other reasons to consider installing egress windows in your basement. First, updating your old windows with new, energy-efficient models can help save money on your energy bills and heating/cooling costs
Having a remodeled basement will add additional living space in your home. Making sure that it is comfortable begins before the remodeling begins and the walls come up.