Preparation for unforeseen emergencies is important and you and your family should have an emergency escape plan in place. Emergency drills are not unheard of and could be a life saver. This is especially true when it comes to your basement living area and when considering your basement egress solutions. Think about where the basement is located. It is for the most part completely underground and without the proper emergency egress solution in place you are potentially jeopardizing the safety of your loved ones.
Furthermore, a legal bedroom in any home is required to have an emergency window egress and this is especially true of basement bedrooms. A basement living area is certainly a great added value for space and resale. When you plan your basement remodel be sure and plan for emergency egress in the form of egress windows and/or emergency egress doors. Consider too, that not only does an emergency egress solution allow for a means of exist from the basement but also permits Emergency Fire Personnel entry in case of a fire or other emergency situation.
Safety considerations aside. the natural light that an egress window brings into the basement area, which otherwise tends to be dark, and the added ventilation is yet another benefit. No longer are you limited to the old metal window well enclosures. Check out the window well egress solutions from Bilco.
Foundation Medix offers unique services to suite your egress basement needs. Our primary installations are egress window wells, window well covers, and basement door entry and we are familiar with County Code requirements for emergency basement egress. We are foundation experts! Interested in learning more about basement egress solutions, Foundation Medix and the foundation repair services we provide, call our office at 877-419-8471 or Contact Us for all your foundation and basement structural issues.
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