C-400A Vinyl Basement Insert - Monarch Replacement with Expander / Adaptor and Dual Pane Glass.
For standard 31 x 12 inch basement windows
The Columbia Series 400A vinyl basement window is an insert with insulated glass.
Maintenance free and energy efficient.
Easy, 1 minute installation.
Needs no tools to install; uses high tensile steel spring clips to secure the insert in the opening. Expander allows for use in most concrete basement walls with poured in place steel buck frames.
Available in white vinyl only.
Comes with removable chain pulls for easy removal for emergency escape purposes
The Monarch was slightly smaller than Columbia and the expander is added to the bottom of insert
The expander creates a 5/8\" thick leg that fits into the steel buck frame.
Fits in buck with 1/2 to 5/8 inch drop-down (see third image)
Note: Basement inserts with expanders are used with Steel Frames, Aluminum Frames do not need the adapter.
31 x 12-3/16 + Expander = 12-5/8
31 x 16-3/16 + Expander = 16-5/8
31 x 20-3/16 + Expander = 20-5/8
31 x 36-3/16 + Expander = 36-5/8 egress window
Priced and sold each.Resources:
Article: How to Replace Basement Window Inserts
Video: How to Replace Basement Window Inserts