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What is an egress window?


An egress window is a window large enough for a person to escape through in the event of an emergency. The size of an egress window is defined by local building code. They are typically required when finishing a basement in most locales. Contact your local housing and building department to find out the requirements.  

To learn more about egress windows and local building code, please consult a qualified professional in your area.

See how JoAnna Anderson plans to use egress windows in her recent rehab. 


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