Basement Windows

Windows have the ability to make your basement more visually pleasing and improve safety. Large basement windows, sometimes referred to as "egress windows," from Pella of Baton Rouge are built to allow more light into underground rooms than the older, smaller, rectangular windows that are put above ground. They also provide a way out in case of an emergency.

The biggest difference between basement, or egress, windows and standard windows is that basement windows must be big enough for an average-sized person to get out in order to meet safety requirements set forth in building codes. You’re able to choose from correctly sized casement, sliding or double-hung windows when you add basement windows. Be sure you totally understand local building codes prior to purchasing 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, details and options
  • Distinctive grille types for the look of separate 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 available in windows2
  • Excellent performance
  • The classy look of a painted wood window
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Pella Impervia sliding basement window
Vinyl

Pella® 350 Series

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

Encompass by Pella®

  • Quality craftsmanship backed by Pella
  • Styles and features to accommodate most budgets
  • Low-maintenance vinyl frames—no more painting!
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features 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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