Boman Kemp: Basement Window Systems

FAQ for Contractors

Is The Boman Kemp Window System Egress Compliant?
Yes. Certain size systems are compliant with section 310 of the UBC, section 310 of CABO and section 310 of the current IRC code. Please see the egress section for more detail.

Is The System Hard To Install?
No. The system is very labor friendly, and is designed to fit into most concrete forming systems quickly and easily. The window buck is poured directly into the wall and has mounting screws installed at the factory that receive the area to mount directly to the window buck so there is no need to drill the concrete wall to attach the area well.

Which Boman Kemp Product Do You Recommend For Egress?
There are several products that are egress compliant, however the 4040 system is recommended due to dealer availability. Please visit the System Builder for recommended sizing.

Does The Boman Kemp Window System Work With My Forms?
Yes. The window buck can be utilized in most brands of forms and is also conducive to block wall and pre-cast wall systems. The window buck is either nailed to wood forms or is held in place by the wall ties on aluminum forms.

Where Do I Get Boman Kemp Window Systems?
Our window systems are available nation-wide through dealerships throughout the country and are available in your state. Contact the nearest Distributor in your area.

What Wall Widths Do Your Easy-Bucks Come In?
We have many different size wall widths available from 7.25” to 11”. Please see the Products section for a list of these sizes.

Do You Sell Your Product Directly To Home Builders And Or Home Owners?
No. We have a distributor program set up for your convenience. Contact the nearest Distributor in your area.

Does The Boman Kemp System Have To Be Braced?
Yes. With the varying types of concrete and the different methods used in pouring concrete, it is recommended that all window bucks be braced. For most applications, the use of a piece of 2x4 wood can be used to brace the window buck. 

Are The Windows Available In Special Order Sizes?
Yes. Boman Kemp offers a variety of standard sizes.Contact the nearest Distributor in your area.

Can You Use Boman Kemp Windows For Above Grade Applications?
Yes. You can use Boman Kemp windows in above grade applications. 

Do I Have To Assemble Your Product?
No. The Boman Kemp window bucks come pre-assembled from your local distributor and the area wells are ready to use from the factory with a one piece design. No assembly is required, making for quick and easy installation.

Does The Grate Lock?
No. Due to residential codes, the grate must be operational without the use of a key or a tool.

Does The Window Lock?
Yes. The window has a standard locking mechanism that keeps the operable sash from sliding open. 

How Is The Ladder Connected To The Easy-Well?
The ladder is equipped with hooks that hang from the top of the area well. There are also pre-drilled screw holes provided for anchoring the ladder to the area well.