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.

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 […]

4 Tips to Prepare Your Family For A Home Evacuation

4 Tips to Prepare Your Family For A Home Evacuation

Hopefully, you won’t need to escape your home in an emergency, but you should know how to prepare your family for a home evacuation.  Most homeowners never experience the terror of living through a disaster, whether it be a fire, flood, or another natural disaster. We hope you’re not an exception, but your family must […]

3 Signs I Need To Replace My Window Well?

3 Signs I Need To Replace My Window Well?

Your window wells and liners do a lot for you. But do you know just how much?  Your window well creates a barrier around the exterior of your home. This barrier pushes back the soil, leaving a hole in the ground. This hole is your window well, and the retaining wall is your window well […]

What Are Some Ideas of Window Well Liners for Kids?

What Are Some Ideas of Window Well Liners for Kids Bedrooms?

If your child or children have downstairs bedrooms with a window well, it may be worth considering purchasing window well liners. Not only are these great for letting your kids express themselves, but they can also help make basement bedrooms more inviting. Today, we’ll talk about some ideas for window well liner for kids. Ideas […]

Eradicating Common Basement Fire Hazards

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Basement fire hazards pose a severe risk to homes across the country, and eradicating them should be a priority for any homeowner.  Basements commonly house many gas and electric-powered appliances, and it is the primary place homeowners store flammable materials such as paint or gasoline. Cutting down the risk of a basement fire is essential, […]

Window Well Finishing for Your Man Cave

Window Well Finishing for Your Man Cave

  Great window well finishing can complete any space and be the cherry on top of your man cave or diva den decor. Keep reading to find out how something as simple as finishing your window wells can change your favorite space for the better.  Why Window Well Finishing?  More than ever, home buyers are […]

Does a Window Well Liner Increase the Value of Your Home?

Does a Window Well Liner Increase the Value of Your Home?

If you’re looking for some fresh ways to increase the value of your home, you may find yourself considering a window well liner. If your home has a basement, you know that a basic window well, while designed for utility and structure, does not offer much by way of looks. So can a liner really […]