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Egress Windows

Welcome to Yoder Home Services, Your Premier Destination for Egress Window Installation Excellence

Are you looking to enhance the safety and functionality of your basement while adding value to your home? Consider egress window installation – a transformative addition that brings natural light, emergency exit options, and compliance with building codes. Yoder Home Services is your trusted partner for professional egress window installation solutions that will elevate your basement and provide peace of mind.


Yoder Home Services are your egress window and repair specialists. Serving the greater Elkhart County area, we would love to give you a free estimate on your egress installation or repair project.

Schedule an onsite estimate and we’ll come out and review your project in person and give an accurate approximation of material and labor.

Why Choose Yoder Home Services for egress Windows?

  1. Expertise and Experience: Our team has extensive experience in egress window installation. We have the knowledge and skills to install egress windows that meet building codes and enhance your basement.
  2. Customized Solutions: We know that every basement is unique. Our approach is tailored to your specific needs, ensuring that you get the best egress window solution for your space.
  3. Safety and Compliance: Egress windows are essential for emergency exits and are often required by building codes. We ensure that your egress window installation meets all safety and compliance standards.
  4. Natural Light: Egress windows bring in natural light, making your basement a more inviting and functional space.
  5. Added Value: Egress window installation not only enhances safety but also adds value to your home, making it a more attractive prospect for future buyers.

Our Commitment to excellence:

At Yoder Home Services, we understand that your home is your sanctuary. We take great pride in being your trusted partner in ensuring its structural integrity and overall health. Our commitment to excellence is unwavering, and we bring years of experience, expertise, and dedication to every basement waterproofing project we undertake.

Our Process


We start by assessing your basement and determining the best location for the egress window.

Customized Plan

Based on our assessment, we recommend the right egress window style and size to meet your needs and comply with local building codes.

Expert Execution

Our skilled technicians install the egress window with precision, ensuring it provides a secure exit and ample natural light.

Quality Assurance

Our skilled technicians install the egress window with precision, ensuring it provides a secure exit and ample natural light.


We take the time to educate you on how to operate and maintain your new egress window for safety and longevity.

Egress Windows

For All Your Egress Window Needs, We’ve Got You Covered!

Enhance your basement’s safety, functionality, and appeal with professional egress window installation. Contact Yoder Home Services today to schedule an assessment and learn more about how egress window installation can benefit your home and family. We’re here to answer your questions, provide expert guidance, and deliver a customized solution that meets your needs and budget.

Choose Yoder Home Services for egress window installation excellence, and take the first step toward a safer, brighter, and more valuable basement space.

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Frequently Asked Questions

An egress window is a window that is large enough to provide an emergency exit in case of a fire or other emergency situations. It must meet specific size and accessibility requirements to comply with building codes.

Egress windows are required by building codes in certain areas, especially in rooms used as bedrooms, to provide a safe exit route in case of an emergency. They ensure the safety and well-being of occupants and allow easy access for emergency personnel.

The minimum size requirements for an egress window typically vary by location and building codes. However, a common guideline is that the window must have a minimum net clear opening of 5.7 square feet, with a minimum height of 24 inches and a minimum width of 20 inches.

Not all existing windows can be converted into egress windows. The window must meet the minimum size requirements, have a sill height no higher than 44 inches from the floor, and allow for a clear and unobstructed exit path outside.

The installation process involves obtaining necessary permits, cutting an opening in the foundation wall, installing a window well, positioning the window, and ensuring proper sealing and insulation. It’s crucial to follow local building codes and regulations during the process.

Yes, egress windows typically require a window well. The window well is a below-grade structure around the window that allows for easy access and egress. It helps prevent soil and debris from obstructing the window and ensures safety and visibility.

While egress windows can be installed on most walls, it’s essential to consider obstructions, utilities, and other structural elements that may affect the installation. Consulting a professional is recommended to determine the best location.

There are various types of egress windows available, including casement, sliding, and hinged windows. The best choice depends on factors such as the window’s location, your budget, and personal preferences.

Building codes often require a ladder or steps to be installed outside the egress window well. The ladder or steps should be easy to use and extend at least 36 inches below the window opening.

While some experienced DIYers may be able to handle egress window installation, it’s a complex task that requires precise measurements, knowledge of building codes, and proper sealing techniques. Hiring a professional ensures the job is done safely and in compliance with regulations.