Wasatch Window Well LaddersWasatch Window Well Ladders provide you with a sure-footed way to get in and out of window well covers easily and safely.
Get In and Out of Your Window Wells With Ease…
All new homes require emergency exits from the basement, and for good reason. This construction implementation keeps you and your family safe in case of an emergency such as a fire, carbon monoxide leak, or even electrical malfunctions.
Window wells are part of this exit strategy. These safety measures are designed so that a firefighter in full gear can easily access the basement parts of your home. While you probably won’t be in full gear when entering and exiting your window well, you also don’t want to struggle to get in and out.
Window well ladders are the answer for what is known as egress windows. Egress windows allow anyone inside the home to enter through the basement during an emergency but are easier to use with a window well ladder.
Some window wells are too deep and aren’t accessible without a window well ladder. Imagine it’s late at night. You wake up to a fire that’s making it difficult to take the stairs. Exiting through the window well and using a ladder is going to be easier than trying to heave yourself up while helping your family through.
What To Look For In A Window Well Ladder
The standard dimensions of an egress (window well) are at least 24 inches high, 20 inches wide, and can’t be more than 44 inches above the floor. But technically, your window well can be deeper than 44 inches and if so, is required to have an escape ladder.
It’s not just important to have one. You want to make sure it’s permanently attached so you don’t risk the ladder falling back into your window, breaking it, or allowing for a shift while using it thus becoming even more dangerous.
Window Well Ladder Requirements
There are also a few other requirements a window well ladder must meet:
- A ladder can encroach into the well up to 6 inches, but no more.
- Look for rungs that are close together — fewer than 18 inches apart. This allows for easy climbing.
- The rungs must be at least 12 inches wide while the ladder projects 3 inches away from the well in order to be compliant with current building codes.
Meeting the requirements is the most effective way to ensure easy accessibility and correct safety measures for your home. Wasatch Window Well Ladders meet all these requirements and are designed to last. Our window well ladders come in 3, 4, or 5 steps and are custom-built to match the wells. They aren’t ugly and won’t decrease the value of your home.
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Don’t put off the safety of your family any longer. Start your order today and get your own custom-built window well ladders to go along with your window well covers!
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