7 Ingenious Ways to Use Egress Windows in Your Home
7 Ingenious Ways to Use Egress
Windows in Your Home
Install egress windows that are not only functional but fashionable with these ideas.
What are egress windows?
Egress windows are windows large enough for exit or entry in case of an emergency. They are typically required when
finishing a basement and are paired with egress window wells that have either steps or a ladder to make the escape
easier. Basement egress windows must comply with the local residential code.
The Advantages of Having Egress Windows:
They increase the value of your home (by increasing the overall livable square footage)
They provide proper escape plans and routes
They provide additional comfort by improving the lighting
They improve the look of your home, depending on your choice of materials
Here’s 7 stylish ways to incorporate egress windows into your home:
1. Open your egress windows up to
meet a patio.
This homeowner turned their egress window
wells into a secluded patio space that is out
of the sun and wind that lets in much more
light to the basement and is easier to clean.
2. Lighten Up a Basement Bedroom
an egress window can
add light and space to
an otherwise dreary
3. Give it an attractive finish.
You need to be able to
reach the egress
window with a ladder
or stairs. Why not
make it attractive?
4. Give It A Terrace.
With a terraced window well
for your egress window,
you not only get an
emergency escape route,
but also planting beds and a
view as part of an egress
6. Cover It.
An attractive egress
window cover not only
looks stylish, it
emergency exit from
7. Frame It.
Use your favorite materials
to add flair to your egress
A-Core Offers Upscale Egress
If you’re looking for a professional company that can install egress windows,
contact A-Core, Utah’s concrete cutting specialists. We know the code
regulations and finish every one of our projects with precision. Call us at (800)
367-3620 or visit www.a-core.com to request a free quote today.