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How to Clean Out Your Window Well

Your window well does more than just provide an escape route in case of an emergency. When properly maintained, your window well provides much needed light for your basement as well as protecting your home from heavy rain and snow. But in order to get the light and protection from water, you need to keep your window well clean and clear. It may seem like a daunting task, but it is one that every homeowner can and should do. Here’s how to clean out your window well. Step One: Remove Visible

Which Kind of Window Well Cover is Better for Your Home?

Window well covers are a great addition to any home. Not only do they keep your family, visitors, and even pets safe from your window well, but they add value in many different ways to your home. Your window well can keep out intruders, block debris from filling your window well, and even help to eliminate water issues. But when it comes to actually choosing a window well cover, how do you know which one to choose? To help, here are a few options when choosing which kind of window well cover is

Important Tips to Keep Your Basement Safe Against Intruders

You want to keep your family safe and your home secure, so you probably make sure to lock your doors and windows every night. But there are other ways to get into your home that are less obvious. That’s why it’s important to keep your basement safe against intruders. Basements can be an easy point of entry for intruders. Basement windows are usually located in dark areas of the home that are less visible. Basement windows that are close to the ground are easily accessible while also being

Why Window Wells Are Important

At first glance, having a small pit on the side of your home may seem like an eyesore. While this is sometimes true (you can make them much more pleasant looking by adding a window well cover!), your window well is so much more than how it does or doesn’t look. In fact, your window well is very important for a few different reasons. If you have a basement, your windows will need a window well…here’s why! #1: Safety In case of an emergency, how are loved ones supposed to safely get ou

Waterproof your Basement

April showers bring May flower…unless your basement isn’t waterproof. Then those April showers can leave you with hundreds of dollars’ worth of water damage and mold remediation. If you do anything this spring, make sure you waterproof your basement. There are a few different ways to do this, here’s how… Proper Window Well Drainage One easy way to make sure your basement stays waterproof is to make sure your window well drainage system is working properly. Over time, the drainage