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Egress Windows: Absolutely Everything You Will Ever Need to Know

Egress windows provide emergency exits to homeowners in case of fire or other life-threatening situation. While they are not a new concept, the standards and regulations associated with where they are needed and what sizes are required have changed. During our consultation appointments, we found that many window companies do not properly inform the homeowners about …

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When enlarging the window opening you generally have the option to cut downward or to the side.

Egress Windows in Saskatoon

When planning their window replacement, most Saskatoon homeowners ask whether they need their windows to comply with fire code. There is a lot of doubts and hearsay because some window companies will say that it is necessary, others will say it isn’t. There seems to be a lot of disagreement about permits for window expansions. …

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Regina Windows: Egress

When should you get egress windows? Is it necessary for every room in the house to have fire code windows? What are the minimum sizes, and what window types are suitable for egress? These are common questions that you should ask if you are planning to get new windows in Regina. And unlike most things …

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Winnipeg Windows and Doors: Egress Firecode

By law, windows in every bedroom that doesn’t have a sprinkler in Winnipeg, or direct exit to the outside, must meet the minimum fire code requirement for residents to be able to use the window as an exit in the event of an emergency. Fire code windows are also often called egress because they match …

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When it comes to getting new windows in a basement, you may need to expand the opening for them to be egress.

Calgary Windows and Doors: Egress

The question of egress windows comes up almost on all residential window replacements in Calgary. And for good reason. That’s because The Public Health Act states: For buildings of 3 stories or less and except where a bedroom door provides access directly to the exterior, or the suite is sprinklered, each bedroom shall have at least …

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