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Bring in the light and enjoy the benefits of new Egress Windows from the installers you can trust!

  • Egress Window Installation & Repair
  • Basement Waterproofing & Repair
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation & Repair
  • Sump Pump Installation & Replacement
  • Foundation Crack Repair
  • Dehumidification and Mold Removal
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Top 4 Advantages of Egress Windows

An egress window is a window designed to be large enough for an adult to climb in or out of, as an escape route in case of an emergency, which also doubles as an access point for firemen and emergency personnel. 

While typically found in basements, windows installed in “every sleeping room” (as defined by the International Residential Code (IRC) are categorized as egress windows. Apart from being a building requirement, there are many reasons why your home should have egress windows.

  1. Safety – Egress windows provide an escape route and increase your chances of escaping a house fire. These windows are essential if you are using your basement as a habitable space – whether as a recreation room, an auxiliary bedroom, or even as a band rehearsal space, as basements typically don’t have any other point of egress.
  2. Daylighting – Egress windows are large enough to allow a generous amount of daylight into any space, especially for basements. Homeowners favor daylighting, or the practice of maximizing daylight to illuminate a room, because of its health benefits, including promoting healthy amounts of sleep and regulating the occupants’ body clocks. Plus, relying less on electrical lighting during the day helps save energy.
  3. Ventilation – Basements have very little space for windows, so a single egress window that can provide adequate ventilation is beneficial, and not just because it provides fresh air. It also helps prevent mold and mildew growth, which could cause respiratory problems and trigger allergies.
  4. Style – Just because it can’t be seen from the curb doesn’t mean it couldn’t use a bit of style. There are several egress window style options, including casement windows, in-swing single-hung windows, and sliding windows.

Basement
Waterproofing

Wet Basement Cartoon Graphic
A wet basement can affect the structural integrity of a home, dramatically reduce the home’s value, and cause a number of health-related problems. Stop worrying every time it rains. We will get your basement 100% Dry, Guaranteed.

Crawl Space
Encapsulation

Vulcan Crawlspace Encapsulation Service
Crawl spaces are dark and damp with humidity levels ranging from 50%-90% which provide the ideal environment for mold growth, mildew, insects and rodents. Crawl spaces should be encapsulated and waterproofed.

Basement
Crack Repair

Different types of basement foundation cracks
Cracks in basement walls should be addressed before more serious structure issues occur. Cracks in foundation walls develop for a variety reasons: Soil Erosion, Hydrostatic Pressure, Shrinkage of Concrete or Mortar and Construction Problems.

Basement
Finishing

Vulcan Basement Remodeling

Finishing your basement is the least expensive way to add additional living space and value to your home.  Here at Vulcan, our basement finishing experts are ready to help you design and develop the basement of your dreams.