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At Frontiers Foundation Repair & Basement Waterproofing, our comprehensive window well services are tailored to elevate your basement experience in multiple ways:

  • Enhanced Safety: Our expert window well installations are not just about aesthetics; they prioritize safety. We create secure and code-compliant window wells to prevent accidents and ensure easy egress in case of emergencies.
  • Effective Water Management: We understand the importance of keeping water away from your basement windows. Our window well solutions include efficient drainage systems to redirect rainwater and prevent moisture infiltration, safeguarding your basement from potential damage.
  • Improved Aesthetics: Beyond functionality, our window well installations also consider the visual appeal of your basement. We offer a range of options and materials to enhance the overall look of your underground living space, making it more inviting and pleasant.

Choose Frontiers Foundation Repair & Basement Waterproofing for window well solutions that prioritize safety, effective water management, and aesthetics, ensuring your basement remains dry, secure, and visually appealing.

Typically, window wells are designed to be deep enough to extend below the basement window and provide adequate clearance for emergency egress. In many cases, a depth of around 36 inches to 48 inches is recommended to ensure safe exit in case of an emergency. However, it’s essential to check your local building codes, as they may have specific requirements.
Well-constructed window wells made from durable materials like galvanized steel or composite materials last for many years, even decades, with proper maintenance. However, the lifespan of window wells can vary depending on factors such as the materials used, climate, and maintenance. Routine inspections and maintenance can help extend their lifespan.
Window wells should be securely attached to the foundation wall to prevent movement and ensure stability. Proper attachment helps prevent soil and water from entering the well and provides support for the window well cover. Attachment methods may vary based on the material and design of the window well.

Proper maintenance is essential to keep window wells in good condition. Here are some maintenance tips:

  • Regularly remove leaves, debris, and soil buildup from the window well to prevent drainage blockages.
  • Check the window well to cover for damage and ensure it fits securely.
  • Inspect the well for signs of rust, corrosion, or deterioration, especially if it’s made of metal.
  • Ensure that the drainage system, if installed, is functioning correctly.
  • Address any cracks or damage to the window well promptly to prevent water infiltration.