Basement Windows

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

The primary difference 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 set forth in building codes. You can select from appropriately sized casement, sliding or double-hung windows when you install basement windows. Be sure you fully understand local building codes before you purchase basement windows.

Wood

Architect Series®

Architect Series basement windows in Florida home
Wood

Designer Series®

Designer Series basement windows
Wood

Pella® 450 Series

  • Pella’s most popular styles, sizes, features and options
  • Unique grille types to provide the look of individual windowpanes
  • Competitively priced Pella® wood craftsmanship
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Pella 450 Series double-hung basement windows
Fiberglass

Pella® Impervia® Series

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

Pella® 350 Series

  • Almost invisible, exclusive SmoothSeam welded corners
  • Robust, detailed frame profile
  • Sturdier and more durable than your usual vinyl windows
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated options save energy
Pella 350 Series basement window
Vinyl

Encompass by Pella®

  • Superior craftsmanship backed by Pella
  • Styles and options to accommodate almost all budgets
  • Easy-to-care-for vinyl frames—no more painting!
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated attributes save energy
Encompass by Pella basement windows

To hear more about basement/egress windows, check out 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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