How to Escape Through an Egress Window

An egress window is a basement window that can be used as a fire escape if needed. The window is usually beneath the ground level and is only exposed by a tunnel that reaches towards the edge of the house. In case of an emergency, parents and children should know how to escape through an egress

Step 1: Remove the Screen

Step 2: Open Window and Climb Out

Step 3: Open the Second Window Set

Step 4: Exit via the Egress Window

An egress window may have a number of unique features. For example, some models come with a security code so that burglars can't use the window to get in. In the case of an egress window that has a long tunnel, a ladder may be installed to help you get out.