Egress window cover Installed
A cover was added to the basement egress window to prevent animals and debris from getting in the window well.
Outlining the window size
One of the first steps of installing an egress window is to outline the proposed window size to get a better idea of the placement. In this case, there was an existing basement window so the placement was staying the same, but the window size would be larger.
Exterior view of existing basement window
This is an exterior shot of the old basement window opening.
Cutting opening in the foundation
One of our contractors begins cutting the opening in the foundation where the egress window will be placed.
Exterior view of new basement egress opening
Here you can see the new opening in the foundation.
Interior view of basement egress opening
Here is an interior shot of the larger opening in the foundation.
Egress window opening is smoothed out
The sides of the window opening have been smoothed out to ensure a good fit for the frame and window.
Egress window opening
The process for adding an egress window in a stone foundation is similar to that of concrete, but requires special knowledge and equipment.
Egress window installed in stone foundation
The owners of this house in Plymouth Meeting, PA wanted to add a safe escape from their old basement. We installed an egress window in their old stone foundation and they were happy with the result. There is also a ladder to provide safe, easy egress.