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Egress Window and Safety

Bathroom, kitchen, home, remodeling, windows, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Lake bluff, Ill

Many injuries can be avoided with proper planning and a means to escape a fire in your home.  Being up to date on egress window installation, materials and code requirements can make all the difference.

There are a number of different sizes and styles of egress windows.  It is important to know all of the building codes for your area.

Updating your old windows with new, energy-efficient models can help save money on your energy bills and heating/cooling costs. Also, if you are planning to sell your home in the near future, egress windows also add financial value to the property.

Our trained professionals at Brewer Contracting can offer you full installation for Egress windows, from excavation to installation of the finished window.

Bathroom, kitchen, home, remodeling, waterproofing, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Lake bluff, IllBrewer Contracting

3420 Washington Ave

RacineWi 53405

262-977-0713

ken@brewercontracting.com

Racine Egress Windows

Bathroom, kitchen, home, remodeling, windows, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Lake bluff, Ill

An egress window is an escape window designed to allow emergency escape and rescue should your staircase be unusable.  Code requires that and opening of an egress window  be equal or greater than 5.7 square feet, with a minimum opening height of 24 inches, and a minimum opening width of 20 inches.

Window wells are required if the window is below ground level.  Residential requirements will differ from commercial buildings.

What Are Egress Windows?