Basement Windows

Windows can make your basement more aesthetically pleasing and offer added safety. Large basement windows, sometimes known as "egress windows," from Pella of Scottsdale are built to let more light into underground rooms than the older, smaller, rectangular windows that sit above ground. They also provide a way out in case of an emergency.

The primary differentiator between basement, or egress, windows and standard windows is that basement windows must be big enough for an average-sized person to escape through in order to meet safety requirements set forth in building codes. You can select from correctly sized casement, sliding or double-hung windows when you add basement windows. Make sure 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, details and options
  • Distinct grille types to provide the look of separate windowpanes
  • Competitively priced Pella® wood craftsmanship
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Fiberglass

Pella® Impervia® Series

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

Pella® 350 Series

  • Nearly invisible, exclusive SmoothSeam welded corners
  • Well-built, detailed frame profile
  • Stronger and more durable than your usual vinyl windows
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Vinyl

Encompass by Pella®

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

To find out more about basement/egress windows, visit your local Pella® showroom or click below to schedule 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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