Your home is supposed to be your safe place. And we want to make sure you are completely covered, not just on the inside but the outside as well. A lot of times the often-overlooked area that could be quite dangerous is a window well. Whether you have small kids or pets, or are nervous … Continue reading How to Secure Window Well Covers?
When it comes to window well covers there is a couple of things you want to have in mind. How safe is it? Can you exit through it in case of an emergency? Well the term egress embodies all of that. The word itself stands for the action of going out or leaving a place. … Continue reading What is an Egress Window Well Cover?
Have you ever walked into your basement and seen a puddle of water on the floor or water running down the walls? While leaky windows may not seem like a huge problem now, over time leaky windows can cause other issues from drywall damage to mold. Basement windows leaking can be caused by several issues: … Continue reading 4 Tips to Prevent Basement Window Well Leaking
Letting light into your basement is essential for making it a more useful, livable space. Since basements are mostly underground except for the top few feet, you need window wells in order to accomplish this. It is also important for the safety of those in the basement as they may need to exit quickly. However, … Continue reading Metal Window Well Covers vs Plastic or Plexiglass: Which One is Right for You?
Basement window wells are common even in newer homes with basements. Why? Because getting more light into those typically dark spaces makes them more livable. When homeowners renovate older basements, they also often add window wells for the same reason. But the window wells themselves create their own issues. They can be a trap for … Continue reading DIY Window Well Covers: Why You May Want to Reconsider