Hello friends, We live in East Chicago and are trying to add a couple bedrooms to our attic. What qualifies a room as a bedroom?

Asked by Daphne Thomas, 46312 Sun Apr 22, 2012

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Suzanne MacD…, Agent, Morristown, NJ
Sun Apr 22, 2012
You should check with your local construction code official. Howeverm in general, a bedroom has a closet and an egress window. An egress window is one through which a firefighter in full gear can enter the room, so it's a fairly large window, and one reason why it is difficult to add 'bedrooms' to a basement.
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