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Now is a Good Time to Install an Egress Window in Your Basement

Whether you use it for storage, as a living space, or simply as additional square footage to add value to your home, it’s crucial that your basement is safe and secure. One of the best ways to ensure this is by installing an egress window. If you’ve been putting off this important renovation task, now is the perfect time to get it done. 

One of the best things about adding an egress window to your basement is increased natural light. By installing a window in the space, you’ll allow more natural light to pour in, which can make your basement feel more open and airy. Additionally, natural light is an important component of good mental and physical health. 

In the event of a fire or other emergency, an egress window can provide a safe escape route for you and your family. Additionally, egress windows are required by code in many areas, so installing one can help ensure that your basement is up to code and safe for use.

Adding an egress window to your basement can also increase your home’s value. Many home buyers are looking for homes with finished basements, and having a finished basement with an egress window can be a selling point when it comes time to put your home on the market.

Finally, now is a great time to install an egress window because the weather is mild. Of course, egress windows can be installed at any time, it’s just less of a hassle when it’s warm.

Contact Standard Water today for a free consultation.