Egress Windows installation in Toronto

Egress windows, installed in the basement of a home, are handy at providing an exit in the event of a fire or any other emergency. Additionally, these windows allow for natural light and ventilation in the basement- making it a more comfortable and safe secondary living space/dwelling.

Are you considering having egress windows installed in your home? Looking for a reputable, dependable and trustworthy company for installing basement egress windows? Are you looking for a very good and affordable price for the highest quality of work? Then Cutting Specialists are for you.

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We specialize in top-quality egress windows in Toronto

We have been in this business now for several years and have installed countless egress windows in Ontario. The company has been serving the Greater Toronto Area and beyond for 30+ years.

Thousands of residents across the GTA have come to us for egress window installations and other services. We have complete liability insurance and are under the WSIB coverage making us a fully licensed and insured company.

We have a team of highly skilled, experienced and certified installers who can get the job done quickly, efficiently and effectively.

No matter the size or scope of the project

We will get it done right the first time around

The Ontario Building Code dictates that you need an egress window installed if you desire to create a separate apartment on your basement, a legal secondary dwelling. Our professionals will not only shed more light about these regulations, but will also explain everything you need to get started.

We are also invested in keeping track of the updated Ontario fire code requirements when it comes to installing egress windows in bedrooms and basements, for the benefit of always creating legal basements. Because this fire code sets out regulations or requirements for both the operation and material of an egress window.

The regulations enforce that the egress window should be installed under these three conditions:

  • The living space isn’t equipped with any fire sprinklers
  • The property or building should be 3 stories or less
  • There’s no door that offers access to the exterior

Adding a bedroom to your basement?

Our egress windows in Toronto come in a variety of styles and designs. We will help you choose the right window for your home, based on your specific needs and preferences.

Our team will work closely with you to understand your specific needs and requirements and recommend the best egress window options for your home in Ontario.

The process of installing egress windows on your basement starts with a free, no-obligation consultation/estimation. Our experts will visit your home, assess the basement and provide you with a detailed quote.

After you have approved the quote, our team of certified installers will get to work – and have the job done in no time!

Our team utilizes the existing window opening and if necessary, we’ll expand the window opening to make sure it meets Ontario building code standards.

After the window is installed, we’ll take the necessary measures to make sure it’s properly sealed and weatherproofed.

The type of egress window you choose for your home will depend on various factors such as the size of the window opening, the purpose of the window, and your personal preferences.

Ontario’s egress window size requirement dictates that windows must meet a minimum size requirement of 0.35 m² (3.77 sq. ft.) while the bottom or sill of the window to be <1.5 m above the floor. If installing a window well is necessary, The Ontario Building Code requires the window well to project 24 inches.

Egress Window Types

Plenty of egress window types exist in the market today. Some of the ones our professionals can help install in your home include;

Casement Type Egress Window

this is the most common type of egress window. It features a left or right side-hinged sash that opens outward.

Hopper Type Egress Window

this type of egress window is hinged at the bottom and opens inward. It's often used in small spaces where an outward-swinging window might not be possible.

Sliding Type Egress Window

this type of egress window features a horizontally sliding sash. They're often used in basements where an inward or outward swinging window isn't possible.

Our team of certified installers has the experience and expertise needed to help you choose and install the perfect egress window for your home. If you’re looking for a company dealing with basement egress window in Ontario, look no further than Windows and Doors Cutting Specialists. We have a proven track record of providing high-quality services at competitive prices.

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If you are thinking about having an egress window installed in your home, we would be happy to answer any questions that you may have. We offer free consultations and will work with you to find the best solution for your needs. Contact us today to learn more!