Basement Windows

Windows are able to make your basement appear more pleasing and boost safety. Large basement windows, sometimes known as "egress windows," from Pella of Wellesley are made to allow more light into underground spaces than the older, smaller, rectangular windows that sit above ground. They also give you a way out in case of an emergency.

The primary distinction between basement, or egress, windows and standard windows is that basement windows must be large enough for an average-sized person to get out in order to meet safety requirements outlined in building codes. You are able to choose from appropriately sized casement, sliding or double-hung windows when you install basement windows. Make certain that you fully understand local building codes prior to purchasing basement windows.

Wood

Architect Series®

Wood

Designer Series®

Wood

Pella® 450 Series

  • Pella’s most popular styles, sizes, features and options
  • Distinctive grille types to provide the look of individual windowpanes
  • Competitively priced Pella® wood craftsmanship
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Fiberglass

Pella® Impervia® Series

  • Made from Duracast®— the strongest, most durable material you can have in windows2
  • Great performance
  • The classy look of a painted wood window
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated options save energy
Vinyl

Pella® 350 Series

  • Virtually invisible, exclusive SmoothSeam welded corners
  • Well-built, detailed frame profile
  • Sturdier and more durable than typical vinyl windows
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated options save energy
Vinyl

Encompass by Pella®

  • Superior craftsmanship backed by Pella
  • Styles and options to accommodate the majority of budgets
  • Easy-to-care-for vinyl frames—no more painting!
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy

To learn more about basement/egress windows, visit your nearby Pella® showroom or click below to arrange your free, in-home consultation.


 
1Based on data from research conducted by the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at The University of Iowa.
2In testing performed in accordance with ASTM testing standards. Duracast® fiberglass composite from Pella has displayed superior performance in strength, ability to withstand heat and cold, and resistance to dents and scratches.
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