Basements have traditionally been used for storage. In the most recent years, basements have been utilized for living space additions ...
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Tip #160. Are basement egress doors a better option than egress windows?
Not necessarily. Many building codes require both an egress door and window to allow basement space to be used as living space. An egress option is required in bedrooms and a door may not be practical because of the increased structural involvement and expensive. The benefits you are seeking will determine whether to choose a window and/or door.