(Video) Foundation Failure Due to Incorrect Egress Window Installation – Finishing a Basement (part 1)

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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