Are Basements Safe During Earthquakes? Everything You Need to Know

Are Basements Safe During Earthquakes? Everything You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered if a basement is safe during earthquakes? Maybe you weren’t worried about that in the heat of the moment, but perhaps it has crossed your mind occasionally. It’s a reasonable thing to wonder about. After all, the ground is the thing that is compressing and relaxing, so wouldn’t being in the […]

Evaluate The Risk of a Basement Break-In

Evaluate The Risk of a Basement Break-In

Do your lower-level windows put your home at risk for a break-in? While there has been a downward trend in home burglaries for well over a decade, those numbers are still higher than they should be.

7 Benefits of Having Metal Window Wells

7 Benefits of Having Metal Window Wells

Metal window wells are easily the most popular choice for basement windows, and it’s for a good reason. Here’s a look at homeowners’ choices for window wells and why metal offers the most benefits.

How to Fix a Flooding Window Well

How to Fix a Flooding Window Well

There’s nothing that can send a shock wave of panic through a homeowner like a flooding window well. Water leaking into your basement can quickly and seriously damage appliances, walls, finish work and even some of your home’s major systems like the HVAC or electrical. But what can be done? Is there a way to […]

Different Kinds of Window Well Covers

Different Kinds of Window Well Covers

Many factors go into selecting the right window well cover for your home’s window well. A window well cover is a material designed to go over the window well, which is a hole in the ground that keeps the earth away from the basement window, allowing light, ventilation, and egress.  Window wells are an essential […]