Ideal Basement Waterproofing provides bulkhead door installation and repair services in Morristown, Madison, Montville, Chatham, Lincroft, Red Bank, and Cranford, New Jersey. Bulkhead doors, also known as a hatchway or cellar doors, are found at the top of the stairs leading to the exterior of the basement and are angled across the opening. Old bulkhead doors can leak, causing your basement not to be as warm as it should be. Our experienced staff can help you make your basement into a warm, livable space by installing new bulkhead doors.
Benefits of bulkhead doors
In the past, basements were often left unfinished, with dirt floors. But today’s basements are usually finished. One way to provide a code-compliant exit from the basement is with bulkhead doors. These doors are commonly found in old homes in the Northeastern United States, including New Jersey. Often, exterior bulkhead doors provide the only access to the basement.
Some of the benefits of bulkhead doors include the following:
- Easy to operate;
- Provide direct access to the basement;
- Code-compliant; and/or
Bulkhead door installation and replacement services
The reliable installation specialists at Ideal Basement Waterproofing have over 25 years of experience installing and replacing bulkhead doors. We offer a full evaluation to determine which bulkhead doors are right for you. We recommend bulkhead doors made of steel because they are more durable than those made of wood.
Our professional staff prides itself on delivering the highest quality, friendly service. Our goal is to guarantee your satisfaction with a job well done. Contact us today to let us provide a bulkhead door evaluation for you.