In this Blog, A Pane In The Glass Construction will talk about the importance of having good egress windows installed in your Edina home. We all know that Minnesota Fire Code requires us to have Egress Windows installed especially on each floor of our Edina home as an emergency escape option if the time arises. When building a home, make sure to ask as your local Edina Window Contractors about what window qualifies as an egress window in Edina to ensure that your home is compliant with code. Any good and experienced Minnesota window contractor should be up-to-date on the most recent code.

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Edina Window Contractors | Basement Egress Window Installation

If you have a basement in your Edina home, then you you know if you’re planning on remodeling it or finishing it and it has bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, or any space where people would be spending some time on a regular basis – you need to install egress windows. When working on your basement, another this you need to be aware of regarding window installation, other than up-to code egress windows, but you also need to keep in mind the landscaping outside the egress window in your basement. If the egress window is installed in an area that is blocked by foliage on the outside – it basically defeats the point of having one. In an emergency, you may successfully be able to climb out of the window – but then get blocked in by massive trees or rocks. Therefore, along with an egress window, a window well must be installed as well on the outside in addition to steps or a ladder which allow one to actually climb out and escape.

Edina Window Contractors | Older Minnesota homes tend not to have Egress Windows

Our safety regulations and fire codes have been constantly been changing over the years….but our older homes? Not so much. So make sure if you’re buying an older home, that you ensure you have up-to code egress windows. Again, egress windows might not be as exciting as the floor-to-ceiling custom windows you would like installed in your Edina home, but are definitely necessary to ensure a safe household for you and your family.

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If you are ready to jump in and update your Edina home to code with Egress windows, give A Pane in the Glass a call! Our window installation experts here in the Twin Cities can ensure you have safe and strong egress windows so you don’t have to worry in the chance of an emergency. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to discover how we can help your windows, siding, roofing, or door installation service needs. Call us to set up an appointment at (651) 329-4815. Check out our pages on Angie’s ListBBB and Houzz to read reviews from our valued customers like you!

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