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Egress Windows and Basement Remodeling

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

Do I need an Egress Window in my basement?

If you are planning on a basement renovation, you would expect the local building codes to require an egress window be added to your basement.  When adding a living space to the basement of your home, the need for an egress window is because of the added safety it brings by giving you an additional exit in the case of an emergence.  With the possibility of your basement stairs being blocked by fire or debris, it is a good idea to have one.

Most older homes do not have an egress window, so the idea of cutting a large opening in your basement wall can sound like a difficult and expensive job, leaving you without the added living space, and even added light brought on by a newly remodeled basement and larger window.

Fortunately, it isn’t an expensive investment.  While some may feel that they can try it themselves to save a few bucks, it may be a better idea to have a professional basement renovation specialist do it for you to be sure that all of the code requirements are addressed and that the installation is proper.

There are many options available for you to chose from so the added egress window will not only add safety, but also add additional light and enhance the look of your new living space.

 

Whether your project is large or small, Commercial or Residential, Brewer Contracting will give it the care and attention it needs.

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

3420 Washington Ave

RacineWi 53405

262-977-0713

ken@brewercontracting.com

 

Egress Windows, Basement Remodeling

Basement Remodeling, Racine, Kenosha, Basement, Remodeling

Egress windows can be a lifesaving feature in the case of a fire or other emergency situation.

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. 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

 

What Are Egress Windows?

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Egress Window Installations, Racine and Kenosha WI

What is an EGRESS WINDOW?

An egress window is a window that is easy to open that serves as an emergency exit for below ground living spaces.

If you have any sort of livings space like a family room, office or bedroom in your basement you are required to have an egress window installed.  This allows you the ability to escape fire or other situations if your staircase route is blocked.

Installation of an egress window may also include window wells or covers and grates.

Brewer Contracting can install your Egress Window, along with any additional products like the window wells and grates in your home here in Racine and Kenosha Wi.

Contact us with any questions or for an estimate on Egress Window Installations.

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

3420 Washington Ave

RacineWi 53405

262-977-0713

ken@brewercontracting.com