Does your basement apartment have a legal means of egress? Check your local zoning bylaws, and then try this!
Egress window/door turns basement into a walk-out.
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Before and After photo of a transformed basement with an egress window by http://www.MichiganBasements.com
egress window idea. I'm so drooling right now. Would love this in the back corner of the house.
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