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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.

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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.

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Rectangular Well Cover Ideas

Rectangular Well Cover Ideas

If you’re planning to cover your basement window wells, we’ve got some rectangular well cover ideas to help. Covering your window wells often isn’t on a homeowner’s mind until an accident happens. 

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Window Well Height: What's the Rule?

Window Well Height: What’s the Rule?

Habitable rooms within a basement also need to conform to the International Residential Code building code for windows. This requires a basement to contain no less than one operable emergency escape and rescue opening. In turn, these openings also need to follow minimum specifications.

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What Are Galvanized Window Wells?

Galvanized window wells are the most standard window well option on the market. They have everything you’d want in a window well; they’re durable, they

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Where-Do-Window-Well-Drains-Go

Where Do Window Well Drains Go?

If you own a home with a basement, you may find yourself asking yourself questions about your window wells, specifically your window well drains. Think

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