Ram Jack Distribution, LLC

Egress Windows in Chicago

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Ram Jack provides efficient egress window installation services. Our Chicago Project Manager designs a customized plan, obtains permits, and schedules expert crews. We prioritize proper drainage and landscaping preservation for a high-quality installation that safeguards your basement from flooding.

Why You Should Repair It Now?

Properly installed egress windows with meticulous excavation and attention to drainage protect your basement from flooding. Avoid landscaping damage and ensure water is directed away from the foundation, safeguarding against surface water intrusion.

Reliable Egress Window Installation: Trust Ram Jack

  • Efficient Installation Services
  • Basement Flooding Protection
  • Attention to Drainage
  • Reliable Installation by Ram Jack
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At our Chicago location, customer satisfaction takes top priority, and we demonstrate this by offering lifetime limited warranty coverage. we go the extra mile to provide customers peace of mind by installing steel piles specifically designed to remain stable. If you have concerns about foundation movement, our dedicated dealers will promptly inspect, adjust, or replace a pile and its associated bracket as necessary. Moreover, we will thoroughly assess your property for any signs of soil movement beyond their previous work.
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2. Book Appointment

Book an appointment with our project managers to evaluate and diagnose your foundation issues.

3. Proposal

Repair solutions completely customized and manufactured based on your property’s needs.

4. Finalize & Repair

Financing and payment options that let you flex your budget.
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Egress Window Installation in Chicago

WE’LL MAKE SURE YOUR BASEMENT MEETS INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODES

The International Residential Code (IRC) requires all basements with living space and every sleeping room to have at least one openable emergency escape and rescue opening. Before you finish your basement, it is a good idea to have a Ram Jack consultant visit and review your basement to plan for this required emergency escape. We can determine where the best location(s) would be to install an egress window(s).

Below are some common code requirements Egress Window:

  1. Shall have a sill height of not more than 44 inches above the floor.
  2. All emergency escape and rescue openings shall have a minimum net clear opening of 5 square feet.
  3. Minimum clear opening width of 20 inches.
  4. Minimum clear opening height is 24 inches.

Ram Jack has the necessary tools and equipment to install your egress window(s)...

The process is handled very smoothly with our Project Manager reviewing your foundation and designing a plan of installation. He will provide you with a detailed written proposal stating the work to be done and also the estimated costs.

Once you make a decision to move forward with your egress window installation, he will arrange to obtain the necessary building permits in Chicago and schedule a crew to do the installation.

Our Chicago crews are expertly trained in the installation of egress windows. Most of the excavations to install an egress window are done by hand to avoid any damage to the landscaping. It is important that the window has proper drainage to protect the basement from flooding. Attention to downspouts and other drainage is critical. It is important that all water be directed to a location away from the foundation and the window well opening so that surface water does not flow into the window well and into the basement.

Ready to discuss custom solutions with our team? Contact our Chicago Location to learn about specific commercial services we offer or start by calling (847) 603-4048.

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