Basement window well leaking can cause major damage to your home or property. Fortunately, there are several simple solutions to prevent water from getting in around your window wells. Start by checking the conditions of current drains and windows, then finish with a custom polycarbonate window well cover to ensure optimal leak protection and safety… Continue reading 3 Tips to Prevent Basement Window Well Leaking
If you own a home in Utah, there is a good chance you have the mixed blessing of having window wells on your home. Window wells serve some very helpful purposes. They make basement rooms lighter and more accessible and can also serve as potential emergency exits. This helps make your basement space more livable… Continue reading Plastic vs Steel Grate Window Well Covers: Which is Better for Utah Homes?
So, you’re a handyman. Or, maybe you’re not, but you decide that a DIY window well cover is the best way to go. After all, there’s something to be said about building, creating, installing that gives you a sense of pride in what you’re done as well as the money you’ve saved. Plus, you can brag… Continue reading What About a DIY Window Well Cover?
Do you realize how many different types of metal there are available for use in manufacturing? Lots. Iron, lead, copper, gold, aluminum, brass, just to name a few. Steel is an alloy metal, meaning it’s a mixture of more than one thing. It’s mostly iron, but combined with carbon and sometimes other elements like nickel or chrome. Steel… Continue reading Which Metal Window Well Covers are Best?
Steel window well covers are most likely the ones that come to mind when you are considering custom covers for your basement wells. They’re affordable, look good and offer great protection. This makes them a popular choice for most home owners. Let’s take a look at what to expect with steel window well covers. Strongest Covers… Continue reading Steel Window Well Covers Offer Strength
Well, anyone who has egress windows. For some homes, it may be more necessary than others, but egress window covers should be an addition to any home or business that has empty, open window wells. If you own a building that has a basement, you probably want to protect it as best you can. We’ve… Continue reading Who Needs Egress Window Covers?
You may have heard the term “egress” when talking about window wells and wondered what exactly it is. Generally speaking, egress window well covers would be the same thing as any other window well cover. An egress window is one that is simply large enough to get out of in case of emergency. The word… Continue reading What are EGRESS Window Well Covers?
That’s right. Utah window well covers need to be able to withstand different and varying weather hazards that could make weaker covers crumble! High winds, rain, snow, dust and salt are just a few things your covers will have to endure. Not to mention the effect of high heat in the summer to low cold… Continue reading Utah Window Well Covers Need to be Strong!
The answer to this is no and yes. Many window well covers, like the ones you find at big box stores, are pre made and there is nothing custom about them. Covers that are custom made for your wells are a better value over time and definitely worth the minor cost. If you’re in the… Continue reading Are All Window Well Covers Custom Made and Worth the Cost?
If you’re looking at getting some basement window well covers for your home, here are 5 tips that may save you some time and money. Or, at least give you something to think about. 1 – Purpose This should, of course, be one of the first things that you consider. If your goal is to… Continue reading 7 Tips for Basement Window Well Covers