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Basement Windows

Windows can make your basement more aesthetically pleasing and boost safety. Large basement windows, sometimes known as "egress windows," from Pella of San Antonio are built to permit more light into underground spaces than the older, smaller, rectangular windows that are put above ground. They also offer an escape in case of an emergency.

The biggest distinction between basement, or egress, windows and standard windows is that basement windows are required to be made for an average-sized person to get out in order to meet safety requirements set forth in building codes. You are able to select from correctly sized casement, sliding or double-hung windows when you install basement windows. Make certain that you totally understand local building codes before your purchase of basement windows.

Wood

Architect Series®

Architect Series basement windows in Florida home
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 attributes save energy
Pella Impervia sliding basement window
Vinyl

Pella® 350 Series

  • Virtually invisible, exclusive SmoothSeam welded corners
  • Unique, detailed frame profile
  • Tougher and more durable than typical vinyl windows
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Pella 350 Series basement window
Vinyl

Encompass by Pella®

  • Excellent craftsmanship backed by Pella
  • Styles and features to work with the majority of budgets
  • Easy-to-care-for vinyl frames—no more painting!
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Encompass by Pella basement windows
Wood

Pella® Lifestyle Series

  • Remarkable sound regulation and energy efficiencyall at a terrific value
  • Pick features that work with your home, like triple-pane glass, grille patterns and colors
  • Upgrade your windows with our time-tested innovations, including integrated blinds, shades and security sensors
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy

To find out more about basement/egress windows, stop by your neighborhood 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.