Family Handyman Features Bright Idea Egress

Family Handyman Features Bright Idea Egress

by Theo Stephens March 25, 2021

What You Need to Know About Egress Windows showcases our DIY egress window kit as an innovative way to reduce installation cost, plus tips to trim up a window.

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Convert Your Basement into a Rental Property

Convert Your Basement into a Rental Property

by Theo Stephens February 24, 2021

Make money from Airbnb, VRBO or long term rentals by installing an egress window. Given the earning potential of a short term or long term rental side hustle, installing an egress window in a basement room turns out to be a pretty low cost investment.

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Bright Idea Featured in Michigan Home & Lifestyle

Bright Idea Featured in Michigan Home & Lifestyle

by Theo Stephens February 16, 2021

Our founder Theo Stephens explores the process and options for installing egress windows in the latest issue of Michigan Home & Lifestyle.

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The Benefits of Hiring a Pro Concrete Cutter

The Benefits of Hiring a Pro Concrete Cutter

by Theo Stephens December 16, 2020

While it might add more cost to your project, working with a concrete cutter will provide peace of mind that we believe is well worth the money. While a homeowner is still responsible for marking the lines where the concrete should be cut, they have the know-how and equipment needed to make the process easier and more efficient.

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What Features Distinguish the Best Window Well?

What Features Distinguish the Best Window Well?

by Theo Stephens November 18, 2020

Bright Idea Egress interviews Hugh Burhans, president of St. Paul Corrugating, to highlight features that set our window well solution apart from others. Learn how SPC window wells offer superior durability...

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How Much Value Do Egress Windows Add to Your Home?

How Much Value Do Egress Windows Add to Your Home?

by Theo Stephens November 06, 2020

An egress window converts your basement space into more livable space for an additional bedroom, a home office or a family room. Not only does it create more comfortable space to live, it can also significantly contribute to the resale value of your home.

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window well cover vs grate

Comparing Window Well Covers and Grates

by Theo Stephens October 29, 2020

We often get asked by homeowners if they should include a window well cover or grate in their egress window project. Window well covers and grates aren’t required, but do offer another layer of protection against the elements or accidental falls. But deciding which option is best can be confusing. Here are some things to consider that might help make the selection easier

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Bright Idea featured in Extreme How-To

Bright Idea featured in Extreme How-To

by Ericka Gonzalez August 25, 2020

Bright Idea founder Theo Stephens offers a step-by-step guide to egress window installation in Extreme How-To magazine, a top destination for the latest information on tools, techniques, building materials, and home-improvement products.

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Egress Window Safety & Security

Egress Window Safety & Security

by Theo Stephens July 19, 2020

High-quality egress window solutions should do more than just equip your home with another exit. When considering an egress window, look for an option that both ensures and enhances the safety of your home.

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Why Inside Flanges on Window Wells Make Your Install Easier

Why Inside Flanges on Window Wells Make Your Install Easier

by Theo Stephens July 19, 2020

Not all window wells are the same, and the well sold with the Bright Idea egress window kit is the only well on the market with inside flanges. Watch this video to learn how inside flanges save significant time, money and hassle when installing an egress window.

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Dual egress window installation in basement bedroom

How Much Does an Egress Window Cost?

by Theo Stephens June 17, 2020

Installing an egress window is a fairly easy home project that can be accomplished within a quick turnaround time, while additionally providing significant return on investment from adding square footage of livable space to your house.

Three options to install an escape window provide solutions for every budget. The innovative Bright Idea egress window kit is uniquely engineered to save you time and money. Feel free to ask us questions after you read through the available options.

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