Part 1 – Egress Window Installation

Foundation failure due to incorrect egress window installation - finishing a basement (part 1)

Video 1 of our 3 part series on Egress windows installation and the effects it has on your home’s foundation.

Foundation failures due to incorrect egress window installation. Why it happens and what to do instead.

What are the impacts of soil on your foundation wall?

In this 3 part series, we’ll use models as well as an actual project to show you how to correctly and safely install an egress window.

This is mostly done when we decide to finish a basement that was originally uninhabitable.

Contact your local structural engineer before making structural changes such as installing an egress window.

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Scott Zurn, P.E.

Founder and CEO of Level Engineering & Level Design Partners. With more than 4 decades of experience, Scott Zurn has contributed to all aspects of the building industry, serving both public and private sectors. He’s achieved tremendous success in commercial and residential markets, held leadership roles such as building official, city engineer, and director for local governments, and accomplished hundreds of millions of dollars in successful commercial building and civil infrastructure as a designer, project manager, and leader. As the Founder of the Level brand, Scott is dedicated to ensuring the entrepreneurial success of design professionals, as well as creating positive environmental impacts through design work. Read Scott’s full bio here.

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